News

Taking the Pain out of Accessing Specialists

4-9-2013

For locals experiencing chronic pain, getting an appointment to see a pain specialist in the past has involved a trip to Melbourne or a regional centre such as Geelong or Ballarat, where the waiting periods can range from 9 – 18 months.

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Roma Tully - Charlie Watt Volunteer of the month (July)

4-9-2013

Volunteer Coordinator Jeanette Ryan, with Grange Lifestyle Co-ordinator Carol Homes, Charlie Watt Volunteer of the Month, Roma Tull and Grange Unit Manager, Pam Vince

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Freemasons add quality of life to residents

4-9-2013

Staff, guests and residents all enjoy a morning tea and seeing one of the new recliner chairs purchased with funds provided by the Freemasons Public Charitable Foundation.

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Grange Staff Annual Donation

4-9-2013

All hands on deck as food is packed up for distribution across Hamilton: L-R Rev. Peter Cook, Pastor Peter Fleming, John McIntosh, Grange Lifestyle Co-ordinator Carol Holmes, Grange staff member Donna Spong, Andrew Milne, Sandra Newns, Grange Unit Manager Pam Vince, Peter Logan. Absent from photograph HPC FDS Co-ordinator Roger Thompson

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Hospital Op Shop wins Members of Parliament Volunteer Awards for 2013

4-9-2013

 

At the recent Members of Parliament Volunteer Awards, held in Ararat and hosted by Federal Member for Wannon, Dan Tehan MP, the Western District Health Service (WDHS) Hamilton Hospital Opportunity Shop took out the prestigious Group Volunteer Award for 2013.

 

Speaking at the awards Federal Member for Wannon Dan Tehan said:

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Zoo comes to the Grange

4-9-2013

Residents of Western District Health Service (WDHS), Grange Aged Residential Care facility had some very special visitors last week when Jamie and Kim’s Mobile Zoo came down from Ararat for a visit.

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Record Door Knock Appeal - 65,000 reasons to say thank you

4-9-2013

 

Staff and volunteers at Western District Health Service (WDHS) joined together to celebrate a record total when for the first time the WDHS Annual Door Knock Appeal cracked $65,000, $12,000 more than previous years.

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Sub Acute Opening

21-8-2013

The Sub Acute Redevelopment, at the Hamilton Base Hospital, was officially opened on Thursday, 15th August 2013 by the Local Member for Lowan and Minister for Sport and Recreation Mr. Hugh Delahunty.

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Outstanding Service to the Community Award

18-7-2013

 

Hamilton General Surgeon Stephen Clifforth has been awarded the ‘Outstanding Service to the Community’ Award by the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons.

 

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Birches Staff Celebrate Audit Results

18-7-2013

 Staff from The Birches celebrated a clean sheet following their accreditation standards check from the Aged Care Standards Agency. The Agency visited The Birches for a spot audit recently and provided no recommendations in their report. This is a credit to the dedicated staff who continue to deliver excellent care and support to clients and their families.

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