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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.
April 8, 2020
Who doesn't love receiving a hand-written note full of cheery news? Or an email sharing recipes and other fun items?
As we enter April, we do so with Liscombe House in lock down and our villages far more quiet than usual as residents adhere to Stage 3 restrictions. This is an exceptional response to exceptional times, and I thank you for your understanding of the many difficult decisions we have had to make.
April 6, 2020
Marlene Timmins loves a song. She also loves to make people smile. Recently the Braeside Park apartments’ supervisor took to her favourite instrument – a banjolele – to spread a bit of happiness.
March 19, 2020
Due to the rapid spread of COVID‑19 in our community and the known risk to vulnerable people, we have introduced stringent measures for entry to Liscombe House.Read More
March 3, 2020
International Women’s Day (IWD) is celebrated around the world on 8 March, a fantastic way to celebrate women’s achievements.
The challenge facing many retirement village and aged care providers is how to ensure they have a skilled and responsive workforce as the demand for aged care support continues to grow.
March 2, 2020
The Old Colonists’ Association of Victoria has commended the Federal Government on its draft Dementia, Ageing and Aged Care Mission Roadmap as a way of helping the government to prioritise funding for dementia and aged care research.
In Victoria today there are 1.25 million people aged over 60 – around 20 per cent of the population. Despite this there is no older Victorian older person’s strategy in place, an oversight which the Old Colonists’ Association of Victoria wants addressed.
Alison Campbell was a woman who liked to keep busy, enjoyed the company of animals, and loved to travel. She was also a leader in her professional field, physiotherapy.
Every week a small group of Liscombe House residents with dementia come together to work with arts and craft materials, and to enter a world of peace even if it is only for a short time.
Diversional therapist Adrian Onofrio couldn’t be happier that some lucky timing led him to Liscombe House, OCAV’s aged care facility. “This job is about working with people and I know that each day I might make a difference to just one person.