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Zane describes ‘Care First’
Zane McKenzie gives his perspective on our services and what the Mercy Health model of care means for him.
86-year-old proves it’s never too late to hit the books
While many of us reflect fondly on our time spent at university in our 20s, for one Melbourne senior, these days are just beginning. Showing no signs of slowing down, 86-year-old Leonard Walton – a resident at Mercy Place Fernhill – has been accepted into a pathways program for a Bachelor of Arts at the […]
Pausing to remember babies lost
Heidelberg West couple Samantha Rowe and Paul Lyons have lost six babies in the past three years — but their positivity brings a ray of hope to families at a special service to mark International Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day. “Very sadly, losing a baby is still considered a taboo subject and people are […]
Spring has sprung at Melbourne aged care home
Green thumbed residents and staff at Melbourne aged care home, Mercy Place Abbotsford, have welcomed the change of season with the launch of an exciting new gardening project. Partnering with Cultivating Community, a local not-for-profit organisation that works with communities to create fair, secure and resilient food systems, the innovative sustainable gardening project gives residents […]
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