News

Read the latest from Mercy Health, including what we’re doing in the community, information on general health developments, and other news from around our organisation.

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Music in the air for singing seniors

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The sound of music will soon be heard at Mercy Place Mandurah as residents prepare to turn their residential aged care home into a musical theatre this month.

Music in the air for singing seniors
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Double the reason to celebrate at Mercy Place Ballarat

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Mercy Place Ballarat had a double reason to celebrate during its open day on Saturday – it was almost one year to the day since the residential aged care home opened its doors, and it also received delivery of an eleven-seater bus for its residents.

Double the reason to celebrate at Mercy Place Ballarat
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Soccer stars unite with Werribee Mercy Hospital newborns

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The A-League's newest team Western United has a home base in Victoria's west, close to Werribee Mercy Hospital. Three players from the team visited some of the hospital's newborns, creating instant fans.

Soccer stars unite with Werribee Mercy Hospital newborns
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First paediatric ward patient’s hospital connections

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Werribee Mercy Hospital opens a Paediatric Ward, and the first patient has surprising hospital connections.

First paediatric ward patient’s hospital connections
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Mercy Place Montrose, a blessing for local aged care residents

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Residents of Mercy Place Montrose’s new small household living homes will share their joy with family, friends and dignitaries when the new development is officially blessed on Tuesday 30 July. Since moving into their new homes, residents have enjoyed the choices and independence that their small household living homes afford them, and have spent many…

Mercy Place Montrose, a blessing for local aged care residents
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Firm friendships celebrated on International Day

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International Day of Friendship brings together residents from Mercy Place Westcourt and children from a local preschool as part of the residential aged care home's Intergenerational Program.

Firm friendships celebrated on International Day
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NAIDOC Week acknowledged across Mercy Health

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Werribee Mercy Hospital marks NAIDOC Week with a traditional Welcome to Country and Smoking Ceremony.

NAIDOC Week acknowledged across Mercy Health
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Therapy is music to residents’ ears

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The Lioness Club of Cairns has donated musical books, CDs and resources to increase the musical choices Mercy Place Westcourt residents with dementia use during music therapy sessions at the residential aged care home.

Therapy is music to residents’ ears
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Catholic Health and Aged Care Services Response to the ‘Voluntary Assisted Dying Act’

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On the 19th of June the ‘Voluntary Assisted Dying Act 2017 (‘VAD’) comes into effect in Victoria. Following the Act’s passing in 2017, Catholic Health and Aged Care services in Victoria, including Mercy Health, have formed the following response.

Catholic Health and Aged Care Services Response to the ‘Voluntary Assisted Dying Act’
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International Nurses Day, a time to celebrate at Mercy Place Woree

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Mercy Health acknowledges a fourth-generation nurse on International Nurses Day.

International Nurses Day, a time to celebrate at Mercy Place Woree

Last reviewed November 8, 2019.