News & Events

News & Events

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

Abound Communities is currently reviewing and updating our processes around waitlists and admissions, and we appreciate your patience as we work through this.   We will no longer be opening the waitlist for callers on the first working day of the year. As you may know, this is the way we were previously accepting entries to our waitlist.   As a result, we will not be opening the Rushall Park waitlist on 2 January 2024 and the waitlist ...

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Abound Communities is pleased to present its 2023 financial statement

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Read about the people and places that make up our community.

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Abound Communities is delighted to announce the appointment of our new Chief Executive Officer, Ms Katherine Burton. Katherine has extensive experience in senior executive positions in public health, as well as not-for-profit and private aged and home care services. She joins us from Mercy Health where she held the position of Executive Director: Quality, Safety, and Innovation. Dr Philomena Horsley, Acting Chair of Abound Communities, said the ...

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September 2023 News Letter

November 10, 2023

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Tech Support at Currie Park

September 14, 2023

From what started as a request for a tech support volunteer by one of our Currie Park residents, has now turned into a partnership opportunity as Community Learning Euroa extends its ‘Digital Literacy and Digital Skills’ Programs. The first session took place on 7 September 2023 at 10:30am, with volunteers ready to support residents with your tech needs at the Community Hall in Currie Park.  ‘Be Connected’ is one of the ...

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The dramatic changes to the double bedrooms in Currie Wing at Liscombe House are nearing completion, with an expected opening date later this month. The new rooms are all singles with their own ensuites and are bright and fresh with modern tiled bathrooms. The works have gone smoothly so far, despite a few days of earth-shaking concrete cutting and grinding, and every effort has been made to minimize the impacts to residents and staff. Stage 2 ...

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The Voice to Parliament

September 8, 2023

On Saturday 14 October, Australians will be asked to vote in a referendum on recognising Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in the Constitution through the Voice. The referendum is a response from the Commonwealth Government to the Uluru Statement from the Heart, which can be found here: https://ulurustatement.org/the-statement/. The Statement asks Australians to support initiatives that will enable First Nations to make ...

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The August mosaic workshop run by Bunnings, in the hall for our Leith Park independent living residents was a huge success. The energy in the room was amazing as residents became fully immersed in the activity.  It was all heads down and let’s get into it, as their creativity took over. Mosaics are an art form that should be considered as a great and useful activity. By building mosaics, the elderly continue to develop and keep their ...

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I love the ‘magimix’ of people who make up the community and that it is a safe and happy place to live. - Jo Portlock

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