It’s playtime at Werribee Mercy Hospital
Children will be able to play and have fun in a new Outpatients playground at Werribee Mercy Hospital thanks to Wyndham Rotary who today presented a cheque of $7,000 to support its build. The playground will be a welcome distraction for children who need to attend hospital appointments but currently have nowhere to play. Werribee…
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Mercy Health values feedback from the people we care for, as well as their families, friends, carers and the broader community. Feedback helps us understand what we do well and how we can improve. Here are some of the ways we have used your feedback to improve our health services in Victoria and New South…
Take precautions against bushfire smoke
Victorians are urged to take precautions against the dangers of bushfire smoke inhalation.
Future of Ageing Awards 2019
Mercy Health is proud to announce that our innovative small household living approach to aged care at Mercy Place Ballarat was Highly Commended in the Property and Design category of the inaugural Future of Ageing Awards 2019. Mercy Health Group Chief Executive Officer Adjunct Professor Stephen Cornelissen says the approach is based on our Catholic…
Vale Geoff Handbury AO
The Board, Executive and staff of Mercy Health, Mercy Perinatal and Mercy Health Foundation were deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Mr Geoff Handbury AO on Tuesday 26 November. Mercy Health Group Chief Executive Officer Adj Professor Stephen Cornelissen paid tribute to Geoff Handbury for his character and generosity. “We would like to…
Give to the NSW Vinnies Bushfire Appeal
Donate now Bushfires are currently devastating several communities across Australia. Hundreds of homes have been lost, livelihoods destroyed and, tragically, some people have lost their loved ones. Vinnies is on the ground helping people as they deal with the immediate aftermath of fires, and will continue to be there as they rebuild their lives in…
Archbishop of Canberra to open innovative approach to aged care living
Mercy Place Mount St Joseph’s residential aged care home residents and staff will be in celebration mode when their home is officially opened on Thursday.
Students connect with residents through books and song
Grade 2 students from St Mary’s Catholic Primary School in Dandenong are turning the tables on adults, reading stories to elderly Mercy Place Dandenong residents every Tuesday morning at the residential aged care home.
Remembrance service held to recognise babies lost
More than 300 people gathered on 15 October at the Melbourne Museum to remember babies lost to miscarriage, stillbirth or neonatal death at the inaugural Victorian Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Service.
Drawing positives from art therapy
Mercy Mental Health consumers, staff and volunteers bared their souls across the walls of the Clare Moore Building in recognition of Mental Health Week at the Mercy Mental Health annual art show last week.
Last reviewed November 8, 2019.