Good vibrations at Mercy Place Lathlain
Mercy Place Lathlain volunteer Ella Scott has been running music therapy session for residents at the home for over three years.
Minister praises Werribee Mercy Hospital staff for efforts to reduce COVID waiting lists
Mercy Health’s Werribee Mercy Hospital (WMH) has stepped up to reduce the back log of patients waiting for a planned endoscopy across Melbourne’s west, prompting praise from Victoria’s Minister for Health, Mary-Anne Thomas.
A history of putting care first
A heritage wall which showcases the proud history of both Mercy Health and the work of the Sisters of Mercy dating back to 1827 in Dublin has been unveiled today in the foyer of the Heidelberg (Vic.) based public hospital, Mercy Hospital for Women (MHW).
Devoted couples celebrate love on Valentine’s Day
Mercy Health’s Far North Queensland residential aged care home Mercy Place Cairns (Bethlehem) has romance in the air this Valentine’s Day, with four residents ― two couples ― celebrating their love and loyalty over what amounts to a combined century. Seniors 92-year-old John Mark and his 88-year-old wife Bernice, alongside born and bred Cairns locals…
Charity Match Day to benefit mums, babies and Mercy Perinatal
Sick, small, pre-term babies and their mothers will be the beneficiaries of the inaugural Western United Football Club/Mercy Perinatal Charity Match Day to be played at Melbourne’s AAMI Park on Saturday 11 February. Fans who attend the double-header event, featuring both the Western United men’s and women’s teams will be helping to contribute to the…
Donna decks the WMH ED halls with festive spirit
Donna contacted a number of local primary schools in late November to ask if students would be interested in contributing some Christmas art or craft to adorn the walls of the ED.
Giving back to NICU – that’s Maddie’s mantra
Like many mothers whose babies receive neonatal intensive care, Maddie is passionate about the unit and the staff.
Exciting news for Mercy Health and families of Melbourne’s north
Families in Melbourne’s north are one step closer to being able to access culturally safe parenting support, with construction now underway at Mercy Health’s new early parenting centre in Whittlesea. The City of Whittlesea has the second largest population of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in Victoria and Mercy Health is continuing to work…
A chilly Max takes centre stage at Mercy Place Colac fundraiser
Mercy Place Colac resident Max Jackson, who is fighting Motor Neurone Disease, drew a crowd of locals and donors to a ‘Big Freeze’ fundraiser at the home this week. Along with some Mercy Place staff members, a member of Max’s own family and some local radio personalities, Max was the focus of attention at an…
Christmas comes early to Mercy Place Ballarat
The joy of Christmas has been well and truly in the air at Mercy Place Ballarat today with city’s traders showcasing their wares, providing the home’s aged care residents an opportunity to make some early festive purchases.