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News & Events

OCAV is well placed to comment in issues relating to ageing and care for ageing Victorians, having provided these services for almost 150 years.

2018 annual report released

December 16, 2018

The past year has been significant for OCAV on many fronts from embracing new research, increasing the number of volunteers actively involved in all our villages, through to advocating for more affordable housing, ending ageism, and highlighting our approach to palliation.

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Bruce McKay has all the characteristics of a good Santa. He has a full silver beard, a big heart, describes himself as portly and would like to grant health and happiness to all the residents he has come to know at Liscombe House, OCAV’s aged-care facility.

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As we count down to the festive season, I am reminded how important friends and families are, as well as the sense of belonging to a community.
It is true to say that the importance of community is keenly felt by all our residents, staff and volunteers. For some, the arrival at OCAV has brought them renewed purpose of life; for others, they have made new friends or rekindled old friendships; for almost all our residents they have a ...

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OCAV's 2018 Victorian Election Platform.

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Our full financial statement for 2018.

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Our full financial statement for 2017.

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OCAV IT volunteer Pao Franco gives some tips about giving technology as gifts.

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OCAV's annual report for 2018 has been released and we invite you to read it.

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Mary Wallace is starting over at Currie Park OCAV’s village in Euroa. Her move to the village this year followed a few tough years that Mary doesn’t want to dwell on. She’s more interested in the future and what the next phase of her life at Currie Park has to offer. And so far so good.

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Lorraine Egan stepped back in time during a recent visit to Rushall Park village with her Glen Waverley Probus Club. Walking past cottages in Grice and Fripp Avenues, Lorraine was taken back to another era when her two great aunts lived in the village.

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Pete Zawacki drove to Leith Park twice a week to visit his mother, Helen, until her death a year ago. After she died he wanted to honour her memory and ‘repay’ the kindness staff showed her by volunteering.

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