News category: Partnership Updates

Campers embrace adventure on Phillip Island

Twenty campers recently braved the elements and tackled new challenges at the genU Adventure Camp on Phillip Island.

genU extends disability services into Tasmania

genU is currently working with Anglicare Tasmania to transition some of their NDIS-funded disability services to genU.

Lending our support to Encompass

genU is supporting Encompass to ensure continuity of support for their participants and to maintain staff employment.

Priscilla secures dream traineeship in childcare

genU School Leaver Employment Supports has given Priscilla the opportunity to discover a passion for childcare and start a traineeship. The Geelong school leaver identified industries of interest through the comprehensive process with her genU employment mentor

Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission Audit

An article was published by the Geelong Advertiser on 7 December 2022 regarding previously reported non-compliances from the Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission, following an audit back in July.

genU employee Ashley McDowell wins Achievement Award

Congratulations to genU employee, Ashley McDowell who won the 2022 Achievement Award at the Geelong Awards for People with Disability last Friday.

International Day of People with Disability 3 December

International Day of People with Disability (IDPwD) marks an important day in the calendar for genU. Our organisation was founded upon building inclusive communities and raising awareness, understanding and acceptance of people with disability is core to our services and support.

genU continues positive pathway

genU has reported another positive year at its Annual General Meeting on 16 November, strengthening its position to increase service delivery nationally.

Celebrating Dr Virgona and 32 years of clinical care to genU residents

genU hosted a celebratory morning tea to recognise Dr Joseph Virgona’s enormous contribution to genU residential participants.

Li-Ve Tasmania and genU explore opportunity to unite

Tasmanian disability support provider, Li-Ve Tasmania, and Geelong-based disability and aged care provider, genU, have commenced a formal process to explore uniting their operations.