It was Mercy Health Foundation's Gala Ball even without precious little 'Ollie'
The Mercy Health Foundation Ball is Mercy Health's most important fundraiser for the year and nothing illustrates this more than the five-month journey of little Oliver 'Ollie' Parkinson.Read more
How 10 simple questions help staff to see and know residents
Mercy Place Shepparton staff do not only 'see' their residents, they 'know' them too thanks to 10 simple questions they ask residents in their care.Read more
Reconnecting with the heart of Mercy
Each year, Mercy Health’s 9,000-plus staff care for about 105,000 people through our health services, aged care homes and the community. Formation programs give staff an opportunity to spend time away from the workplace and reconnect with the stories of the Sisters of Mercy Foundress Catherine McAuley and Jesus, both of whom modelled the importance of serving others.
A holistic approach to care keeps those living with dementia happy at home
Mercy Health's Dementia Advisory Service has proven to be a game-changer for people like Mornington couple Betty and John, who have been able to continue living together at home following Betty's diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease.
A collaboration to change lives
Mercy Health is collaborating with McAuley Community Services for Women to tackle the dual problems of loneliness in the ageing population and homelessness.
Friendship is the most important tool of the trade
Each day, Mercy Place Dandenong Maintenance Officer David Barker goes above and beyond, proving that friendship is the most important part of his job.
Building healthy resilience in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander young women
In late March, Mercy Health hosted more than 20 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander year 10–12 students as part of the Weenthunga Health Network’s Nyarrn-gakgo Mangkie Girls Resilience Program, which means ‘hear within’ in the Woiwurrung language.
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