MEDIA RELEASE – Resignation of CEO Mike McKinstry

Tuesday, 4 February, 2020

genU CEO Mike McKinstry has tendered his resignation to the genU Board and will conclude his services with the organisation at the end of February 2020. genU Board Chair Stephen Roberts said the Board was extremely grateful for Mike’s leadership during his five years with genU. “Mike departs genU having guided us through a highly

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Valerie returns to health after medical mystery

Monday, 3 February, 2020

A medical mystery consumed Valerie’s life for more than a year. Valerie, from the Victorian town of Horsham, had a mild stroke which caused internal bleeding.  The bleeding meant she needed additional blood every three weeks, and caused anxiety and strain on her supportive family. “They didn’t know where the bleeding was coming from. My

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Home Care - Wilhelmina

genU Home Care Package makes life easier for Wilhelmina

Thursday, 7 November, 2019

After a busy life on South Australia’s Yorke Peninsula, Wilhelmina moved with her husband Gordon to Warracknabeal, north of Horsham. As the couple settled into their new home, their health began to present challenges to everyday life. “I started to get more and more impaired health-wise with arthritis. I’ve got very bad Osteo in my

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Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability

Friday, 4 October, 2019

As an organisation that is committed to creating and delivering innovative services and supports that empower people to reach their full potential, genU welcomed the Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability, the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety and the Royal Commission into Victoria’s Mental Health System. Violence, abuse, neglect

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How kitchen’s trash became a treasure for local farmers

Friday, 20 September, 2019

How many of us really think about what happens to our food scraps? Most go into the rubbish, then straight to landfill. There, they add to the alarming problem of Australian food waste. According to OzHarvest, we produce over five million tonnes of it every year. That’s nearly 9,000 Olympic-sized swimming pools full of food

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