genU Letter Project

Heartwarming letters shared between young and old

Friday, 5 June, 2020

The genU Letter Project has been an innovative way for young people to connect with isolated aged care clients throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. Students from Clairvaux Catholic School and Kardinia International College in Geelong have contributed more than 90 letters to the project, with the letters distributed to older genU clients. The genU Letter Project has

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Glenda HCP genU

Treasured memories keep Glenda at home

Wednesday, 3 June, 2020

Treasured family memories live in every part of Glenda’s Horsham home. Glenda moved to the property with her husband Charlie in 1964, and the couple raised three daughters. “I’ve been in the same house since 1964, we were going to build in town at one stage, but time went on so I thought why leave?

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genU SLES participant Faith

Hairdressing dream close to becoming reality

Friday, 29 May, 2020

genU School Leaver Employment Supports (SLES) participant Faith has been steadily gaining momentum towards her dream of being a hairdresser. Over the past 12 months, Faith has achieved many goals with help from her genU Employment Pathways Coordinator in Adelaide. The dedicated participant’s highlights over the past year have included: Completing a Certificate II in

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From left, David, genU Employment Pathways team leader Brooklyn, David’s mother Sharon and MatchWorks Employment Consultant Daniel.

Persistence and dedication leads David to employment

Wednesday, 20 May, 2020

A year of hard work and effort has paid dividends for genU School Leaver Employment Support (SLES) participant David, as he realised his goal of finding ongoing paid employment. David had been struggling for confidence and motivation after finishing school, leaving him disconnected from other people. With the support of his mother Sharon, David decided

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New genU CEO Clare Amies

genU announces new CEO Clare Amies

Wednesday, 20 May, 2020

genU is excited to announce the appointment of Clare Amies as CEO, effective from 24 June 2020. genU Board Chair Stephen Roberts said Ms Amies brought a wealth of experience to the role, following terms as CEO at both WorkSafe Victoria and Western Region Health Centre in Melbourne. “Clare has had an extensive and highly

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