Our mission – to bring God’s mercy to those in need – is our reason for being; why we exist. It is supported by our values, the behaviours we aspire to demonstrate every day in our quest to care for those in need.
Our values of compassion, hospitality, respect, innovation, stewardship and teamwork guide us in all that we do.
Learn about the founding of the Sisters of Mercy, the emergence of the Order in Australia and the evolution of Mercy Health as the modern face of the Mercy ministry in health, aged care and community services.
Supported by Mercy Health's rich culture of innovation, our research communities are gaining worldwide recognition for their life-changing discoveries and promising research programs.
Our values in action
Zane describes ‘Care First’
Zane McKenzie gives his perspective on our services and what the Mercy Health model of care means for him.
Chance reunion at aged care home reignites friendship after 57-year hiatus
After 57 years without seeing one another, Mercy Place Keon Park residents, 95-year-old Betty Moore and 94-year-old Marg Crane, instantly recognised each other when they were fortuitously reunited at the residential aged care three days before Melbourne’s coronavirus lockdown last year.
Mercy Health obstetrician shines during pandemic
A Mercy Health obstetrician has won the top prize at this year’s Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RANZCOG) Annual Scientific Meeting (ASM) for her research on obstetric and newborn outcomes during Melbourne’s coronavirus pandemic lockdown.
Double the celebrations at Mercy Place Dandenong
Mercy Place Dandenong resident Beryl O’Neil thought all her birthdays had come at once on Thursday when she received her second COVID vaccine dose on the day of her 91st birthday.
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