NEWS

  • More support for Gippsland seniors

    Newborough senior Sylvia McGregor says without support from Villa Maria Catholic Homes (VMCH) – she would need to move into aged care.  Sylvia is one of 120 Gippsland seniors who access home care packages (HCPs), carer support and health and wellbeing...

    Read More
  • Positive ageing

    Embrace your new life  ‘Positive ageing’ is a term used to define the process of keeping a positive attitude, feeling good about yourself, staying fit and healthy, and engaging fully in life as you get age. It’s also about recognising that as an older...

    Read More
  • A marathon effort

    What do you do when you’ve successfully run a marathon? Some would say cross it off the bucket list and enjoy a well-earned rest. Others, like Scott Butterworth, decide to up the ante! Scott will tackle 50km of trail running in the 2017 Surf Coast Ultra...

    Read More
  • Liz maps the way to a better customer experience

    Liz Ellis is the new SEEDS Customer Experience Officer. Her role will see her engage with customers, family members, staff and other stakeholders to understand their customer experience with SEEDS and constantly improve it. The community at our specialist...

    Read More
  • New garden is accessible to all

    A severe acquired brain injury (ABI) cruelly takes away many of life’s simple pleasures. Daily routines, work and hobbies can all become too hard for people who have a severe ABI and they need help to do many things they once easily did on their own.  A...

    Read More
  • Student volunteering a win-win

    When she’s not tied to her desk studying for her medical degree, Stella Ngyuen can be found hanging out with seniors at Corpus Christi aged care residence. The 20-year-old is one of 50 secondary and tertiary students who volunteer their time with VMCH....

    Read More
  • Your Retirement Living questions answered

      Where are VMCH Communities located? Villa Maria Catholic Homes currently operates retirement communities across Melbourne, including Bacchus Marsh, Camberwell, Clayton, Greensborough, Hawthorn, Pakenham and Torquay. Who can live at one of our communities? Our...

    Read More
  • More than just child's play

      Tips to help children of all abilities learn as they play Resilience, communication, making friends, social skills, confidence, problem solving - this all develops when children play. Shh! Don’t tell the kids they learn all this during child’s play. We...

    Read More
  • Planting early communication seeds

      Words don’t come easily for all kids. But, help is out there.  VMCH's speech pathologists help young children find their voice at our Early Childhood Intervention Services (ECIS). We reached out to understand what a typical day is like for our speech...

    Read More
  • NDIS opens up a new world for Dario

    Dario lifts the exercise ball at his local gym as his SEEDS support worker, Jessica, (pictured) encourages him and counts his repetitions. She says he has come a long way since he first started visiting the gym. In the future, Dario dreams of reaching...

    Read More
Share page:

Contact us