genU Participate online

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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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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