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Read about the wonderful people living, working and volunteering in our villages. They each bring life and energy to our thriving village communities.
July 19, 2021
Buddy the greyhound is on a mission. He’s arrived at Liscombe House with his owner, Helena, for an important job: to be on the lookout for familiar and new faces.Read More
June 11, 2021
Until her recent move to Braeside Park, Thelma Waghorn has not felt safe.Read More
OCAV has called on the Victorian government to reinvest in the independent living retirement village sector and to make it easier for not-for-profit providers with a successful housing track record to become community housing providers.Read More
Gardening is a hobby that many people enjoy at whatever age, but too often older people are not given then chance to garden once they start living at an aged care home.Read More
OCAV is one of several aged care provider taking part in a Roadmap to Reform campaign to effect change in aged care.Read More
There is nothing like a pandemic to focus the mind. No sooner had we held our wonderful thank you events for our volunteers than we found ourselves plunged back into lockdown to stem the wave of COVID-19 in the community.Read More
Up to 14 percent of older people are likely to experience elder abuse in Australia and the perpetrators are more likely to be family members, according to OCAV Council member Dominique Horne.Read More
"I love the fact that Rushall Park residents and volunteers are so active – contributing to life in the village. The sense of the community is strong which is why I put my name on the waiting list" - Maggie Birkett.