The Summer edition of Maitland Community Care Services’ newsletter is out now. Grab yourself a cuppa, and have a read. Click here to read the newsletter.

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Minister for Aged Care, the Hon Anika Wells MP and Chief Medical Officer, Professor Paul Kelly, has written to older Australians to provide information and encouragement on: accessing antiviral treatments ensuring vaccinations are up to date. Read the joint letter to older Australians. With COVID-19 cases increasing in the current wave, we all have a…

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By Jenni Allan, CEO of ADSSI Limited My colleagues and I applaud the recent announcement of the Fair Work Commission’s (FWC) interim decision on its Work value case – Aged care industry recommending a 15% pay increase for some classifications of aged care workers in Australia, with the possibility of more and wider-reaching wage increases…

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Saturday, 1 October, is the United Nations International Day of Older Persons. It’s a day to celebrate the resilience of older persons in a changing world. Older people contribute in many ways to their families and communities. Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, we all saw the heightened limitations older people faced and how their contributions and…

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The Spring edition of Maitland Community Care Services’ newsletter is out now. Grab yourself a cuppa, put your feet up and have a read. Click here for the EASY READ version. Click here for a PDF version.

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While COVID-19 restrictions and positive case isolation requirements have eased in the general community, strict standards still need to be followed in aged care and disability services, including those provided in your home. This means the eased restrictions do not apply to us and our workers who test positive, who will continue to be required…

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Good news! Maitland Community Care Services is re-establishing an Advisory Council. We’re calling for Expressions of Interest from interested community members.  The Council aims to engage with clients, carers, and stakeholders in a group setting (six times per year) to identify areas of improvement for our service delivery, policies, and procedures.  Complete the application form…

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Welcome to the second edition of Maitland Community Care Services’ newsletter for 2022. The seasons are changing, and there is a fresh chill in the air. Big things are happening at MCCS. We celebrated National Volunteer Week, which is a time to recognise our wonderful volunteers for their dedication to helping deliver our services. We’ve…

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Meals on Wheels always sound so good, but how does it all work? Meals on Wheels provides nourishing frozen meals which can be easily reheated in a microwave or conventional oven to provide a well-balanced and tasty plate of food to clients living in the Maitland, East Maitland and Rutherford LGA areas.  You can choose…

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What's included with a Home Care Package

What is included in a home care package? Maitland Community Care is a registered Home Care Package service provider. Clients can come to us to help them manage the funds they receive from the government under the Home Care Package Scheme. This includes personal care, medication assistance, nursing and allied health, meal preparation, domestic cleaning,…

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