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Community Update

30 June 2022
An intergenerational music session was recently held in Underbool involving local kindergarten students, Underbool Primary School students and community members. Kindergarten teacher Bree O’Shannessy utilised School Readiness Funding to get Catherine Threlfell from Sunraysia Arts and Learning to run the music session...
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Community Update

23 June 2022
Embracing the Montessori model of care at MTHCS. Thank you to families, residents and staff members for embracing the introduction of the Montessori model of care at MTHCS. We are introducing the Montessori model of care to improve the fabulous care we already offer by focusing more on individual strengths, meaningful engagement and the prepared environment.
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Community Update

16 June 2022
Flu vaccinations. Free influenza vaccines are available during the month of June to people over six months of age. Please phone your local medical clinic to make an appointment...
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Community Update

9 June 2022
Keeping your kids healthy. Children are resilient, so it can be difficult to know when to send them to childcare or kindergarten and when to keep them at home. In general, if they have any of the following symptoms, it's best to keep them home where they can rest and be cared for...
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Community Update

26 May 2022
National Volunteers Week gave us a chance to thank those who take the time to volunteer with MTHCS. In Ouyen, we held our Volunteer Appreciation Event on Tuesday 17 May and treated our volunteers to a...
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Community Update

19 May 2022
Celebrating our staff members. Last week we had the opportunity to celebrate some of our staff members via National Receptionists Day (11 May) and International Nurses Day (12 May). We have a fantastic team at MTHCS and...
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Community Update

12 May 2022
Hand hygiene at Mallee Minors. Hand hygiene is an important part of staying healthy, so on Hand Hygiene Day (May 5) we read a story about washing hands. We spoke about germs, how germs can be hard to see and times when hand hygiene is needed. After the story we also did a science experiment...
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Community Update

5 May 2022
COVID-19 in our communities. Thank you to everyone who has been patient and understanding as we continue to respond to COVID-19 infections in our aged care facilities. In some instances, we have had to limit and/or stop visiting arrangements at short notice.
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Cuppas, Chats, Cards and Craft are Back!

4 May 2022
ELIGIBLE residents across the Mallee Track catchment are once again enjoying stronger social and community connections with the return of Mallee Track Health and Community Service Social Support Groups.
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Pattinson House in Lockdown

28 April 2022
The MTHCS Aged Care Hostel in Ouyen is currently in lockdown due to a COVID-19 outbreak. All residents are being cared for and we are responding quickly to manage the spread of COVID-19.
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