genU Employment Pathways shifts to online services

Wednesday, 24 June, 2020

genU Employment Pathways has been delivering supports over the phone and Zoom during the COVID-19 pandemic with highly engaged results. The team has used the time during COVID-19 restrictions to help participants explore their options and develop a broad range of employability skills. During one online session, Employment Pathways Coordinator Daniel Baker had a fireman

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Sally determined to improve her literary skills

Monday, 22 June, 2020

Geelong’s Sally Pickering has a single-minded goal in 2020 – learning to read and write. The popular Tahara Supported Accommodation resident has always wanted to improve her literary skills, and Sally has been working hard over the past 12 months on realising her goal of reading the newspaper. Sally recently started a Certificate I in

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Jarod thrives with the help of one-to-one support

Wednesday, 17 June, 2020

In recent times, one to one support has been more important than ever for some clients and their families. Melissa, one of our Support Workers out of Bayside, began supporting Jarod one-to-one a few months ago. Since then, she’s seen Jarod come leaps and bounds ahead in his development: ‘Since starting one-to-one support with Jarod,

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genU’s online programs create connection and engagement

Wednesday, 10 June, 2020

genU Participate has continued to create connections and engagement for its participants despite the challenges created during COVID-19 restrictions. The team created a digital studio at Geelong’s Eastern Hub, where staff have delivered a range of programs online through video call technology. Executive General Manager genU Ability Julie Graham said both staff and participants had

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Eric Hart Centre provides Hydrotheraphy option for Lynne

Tuesday, 9 June, 2020

When Lynne couldn’t access her regular Hydrotheraphy water aerobics sessions, genU’s Eric Hart Centre came to the rescue! “I’ve been going out to the Eric Hart Centre for about three weeks now, and I tell you it’s great to get back in the water (it’s the only exercise I can do) and the Hydro is

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