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OCAV is well placed to comment in issues relating to ageing and care for ageing Victorians, having provided these services for almost 150 years.
September 10, 2021
OCAV is to establish a Home Care service for its independent and assisted living residents.
When Elke Efkemann was offered the opportunity to be part of an intergenerational project with Fitzroy High School, she jumped.
September 7, 2021
When Sir David Attenborough put a call out for help to get into homes where Tawny Frogmouths live, Old Colonists’ Association of Victoria jumped at the chance.
Peter Walton has always enjoyed taking photographs and creating art ever since he was a young lad when his dad gave him a box camera.
Kelly Fitzgerald is passionate about her work as a Personal Care Assistant at Liscombe House.
Life has changed pace enormously for volunteer Julia Jones, and she is loving every minute it. She has gone from working long hours on multi-million dollar projects in the fast-moving consumer goods industry to slowing to enjoy life on a farm outside Euroa, as well as volunteer at Currie Park, garden, sew and paint.
When it comes to community spirit, there is nothing quite like it among the residents of Currie Park. So much so, that it’s been a tight squeeze to fit everyone in let alone the activities.
Christine Dang has a story to tell. She and her family fled Vietnam as refugees, ending up in a refugee camp in Malaysia before transferring to Australia as new migrants through a relative sponsorship program.
Despite a bumpy start with a lack of vaccine supply and never-ending changes to the aged care vaccination rollout, Old Colonists’ Association of Victoria is delighted that all Liscombe House staff have had their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccination.
August 17, 2021
Retirement homes can appear fairly sombre but Leith Park in St Helena by MGS Architects is far from ‘beige’. An Australian Institute of Architects award winner, these 46 units capture the wonderful hues found in the many native plants on the elevated site.Read More
Dorothy Clayton has felt very much ‘at home’ since she moved into Braeside Park nine years ago. Now, Dorothy, the village’s volunteer pastoral care worker, tries to ensure that others also feel a sense of belonging in the Berwick village.