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Mavis reflects on a century: International Women’s Day

When Mavis Kohler was born in 1923, women were not allowed to drink in public bars, stand for federal elections, or work...

VMCH and CCCG merger to help address homelessness among older men

Melbourne Archbishop Peter Comensoli has officially endorsed the merger of two Catholic organisations, VMCH and Corpus Christi Community Greenvale (CCCG), aimed at...

Embracing Life: The power of Palliative Care in living and dying well

National Palliative Care Week runs, from 21 May to 27 May 2023 and aims to put ‘Matters of Life and Death’ front...

Carer funding at risk: Concerns mount ahead of Victorian State Budget

Carer funding for the vulnerable is at risk in the upcoming 2023/24 Victorian State Budget, leaving carers worried about their future. The...

Opinion: A cautious view of the budget for aged care

In this guest post, VMCH CEO Sonya Smart shares her views on the Federal Budget and provides a unique perspective on how...

VMCH launches affordable homes for older renters

Affordable homes for older renters and people with disabilities have been launched in Ivanhoe (Melbourne's east) by Villa Maria Catholic Homes (VMCH)...

Green light for Australian-first falls prevention research in aged care

VMCH has partnered with HomeGuardian, an award-winning falls detection technology provider, and researchers from Deakin University for a three-year study on fall...

O’Neill House – a specialised end-of-life care facility

In the first of our 2022 Future of Ageing Awards profiles - we focus on VMCH's O'Neill House in Prahan, inner Melbourne...

Whiddon, St Vincent’s Care and Dementia Australia among the winners of the 2022 Future...

St Vincent's Care has taken out the People & Culture award for its ASPIRE Program, designed to train graduate nurses with qualified...

Today is International Chefs Day: VMCH head chef Sanath Wanniarachchi on the importance of...

Since its creation by the Late Chef Dr Bill Gallagher in 2004, Worldchefs has committed to using International Chefs Day to celebrate...

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