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  • No Bull Support Workshop

    No Bull Support Workshop

    The ongoing dry seasonal conditions are impacting on our rural            communities. You are invited to join in a relaxed workshop to discuss a range of ways to look after yourself and support those around you. The free City of Greater Bendigo workshop will be held on Wednesday 30 October from 5pm till 8.30pm at Barrack […]
  • Health Matters – September 2019

    Health Matters – September 2019

    This month’s issue looks at Thunderstorm Asthma and Hayhever. Grass Pollen season brings a seasonal increase in asthma and hay fever. It also brings the chance of epidemic thunderstorm asthma. When a large number of people develop asthma symptoms over a short period of time, caused by high amounts of grass pollen and a certain […]
  • Catering Supervisor

    Catering Supervisor

    Permanent Part Time – 45 hours per fortnight Applications are invited from enthusiastic individuals with a passion for the food industry. To be successful in this role you must have an expert knowledge of food production and food service. The successful applicant will be responsible for providing effective and efficient Food Services in line with […]
  • Health Matters – August 2019

    Health Matters – August 2019

    This month’s issue looks at Community Wellbeing through Supportive Communities Workshop 3. Heathcote Health is working with Swinburn University, Heathcote Community House and other local community members in actions to improve local mental health and wellbeing. Finding the right activities for the local area and involving local people and services can only be done involving […]
  • Health Matters – July 2019

    Health Matters – July 2019

    This month’s issue of Health Matters talks about safeTALK workshops being held in Heathcote and Rochester. Bendigo Community Health Services is running the safeTALK project for the Suicide Prevention Awareness Network Central Victoria group with funding from the State Government’s Pick My Project initiative. To learn more about this workshop Click here
  • Appointment to the Board of Directors of Heathcote Health

    Appointment to the Board of Directors of Heathcote Health

    The Department of Health and Human Services is pleased to invite applications for part time board positions of Heathcote Health with terms of office commencing from September 2019. The department is committed to ensuring every Victorian receives safe and high quality healthcare. Applicants must be able to demonstrate and provide evidence in support of the […]
  • Health Matters – June 2019

    Health Matters – June 2019

    This month’s issue looks at Influenza Immunisations. Influenza seasons and severity are unpredictable. However, what we do know is that vaccination is the most important measure we have to prevent influenza and its complications. As influenza usually occurs from June, with the peak around August, vaccinating from now will allow people to develop immunity before […]
  • Heathcote Health Graduate Nurse Program 2020

    Heathcote Health Graduate Nurse Program 2020

    Heathcote Health offers Graduate Nurses a unique experience in Rural Nursing and only 50km from Bendigo or Lancefield on McIvor Highway. The Graduate Program is designed to support your transition from student to Registered Nurse with clinical support, supernumerary time at the beginning of each rotation, study days and an opportunity for a regional placement. […]
  • Health Matters – May 2019

    Health Matters – May 2019

    This month’s issue of Health Matters talks about new Volunteer Resource Centre in Heathcote. Volunteer Central Vic are excited to announce the opening of their newest Volunteer Resource Centre at the Heathcote Health Hub. The Volunteer Resource Centres are run by caring and supportive volunteer and offer a no cost service for new and existing […]
  • Healthy Breakfast

    Healthy Breakfast

    Together with Heathcote Community House and the generous support of local businesses we invite you to a Healthy Breakfast for the whole community. When: This Friday, 22nd March 2019 at 7am to 8am. Where: Barrack Reserve Pavilion Come along for breakfast before work or after work for those doing shift work Bring the children before […]
  • Commonwealth Home Support Program (CHSP)

    Commonwealth Home Support Program (CHSP)

    Do you know someone that needs a helping hand? At Heathcote Health we provide quality in home services to support seniors living independently. Our services include Personal care, Home care, District Nursing. Respite, Meals on Wheels, Transportation, Garden Maintenance and Social Support For all enquiries give our office a call on (03) 54310916 and speak […]
  • Health Matter – February 2019

    Health Matter – February 2019

    This month’s issue looks at Community Wellbeing through Supportive Communities. Heathcote Health is working with Swinburn University, Heathcote Community House and other local health services on an innovative project involving local community members in actions to improve local mental health and wellbeing. For this project, mental health has been defined as “a state of well-being […]
  • Health Matters – January 2019

    Health Matters – January 2019

    This month’s issue of Health Matters looks at increasing use of public and community transport in Heathcote. Advance Heathcote Inc. has been successful in securing a grant from Transport for Victoria to increase public and community transport patronage in the Heathcote and District area. Also Heathcote Health is putting a call out for volunteers in […]
  • Community Open Day

    Community Open Day

    Bunbunarik Childrens Hub Saturday 9 February 2019 11am through to 2pm 165 High Street Heathcote Drop in and celebrate this amazing community facility Loads of free entertainment, face painting, sausage sizzle, drinks and loads more Please click here for more information https://www.heathcotehealth.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/Bunbunarik_Community-Open-Day_Flyer_3-1.pdf
  • Health Matters – December 2018

    Health Matters – December 2018

    This month’s issue looks at being prepared for extreme heat this summer. The Bureau of Meteorology has predicted above average daytime temperatures into 2019. Extreme heat and heatwaves can effect anybody. Heat stress occurs when our body is unable to cool itself enough to maintain a healthy temperature. To learn more click here 
  • Health Matters – October 2018

    Health Matters – October 2018

    This month’s issue looks at the launch of Verily Connect. The Virtual Dementia Friendly Rural Communities (Verily Connect) Project was launched on 17 October 2018 with the aim of improving support for carers of people living with memory loss and dementia. The Verily Connect Project includes video conferencing, a specially designed website and smartphone app, […]
  • Board of Director appointments for terms beginning July 2019

    Board of Director appointments for terms beginning July 2019

    The Department of Health and Human Services is pleased to invite applications for part time board positions of public health services and public hospitals (including multi purpose services and early parenting centres) with terms of office commencing from 1 July 2019. The department is committed to ensuring every Victorian receives safe and high quality healthcare. […]
  • Volunteers Wanted

    Volunteers Wanted

    Do you know anyone who may be interested in joining our fantastic Meals on Wheels (MOW’s) Volunteer team or in Aged Care; friends, relatives, neighbours? Please encourage them to get in contact with us. We are looking for new volunteers. Please contact Michelle Chapman on ph: 54310901
  • Health Matters – August 2018

    Health Matters – August 2018

    This month’s issue looks at Dental Health Week which takes place in August and is the Australian Dental Association’s major annual oral health promotion event. It’s aim is to educate Australian’s about the importance of maintaining good oral health. The Royal Flying Doctor Service Victoria (RFDS) is now taking bookings for their new Community Transport […]
  • Verilyconnect

    Verilyconnect

    Verilyconnect is a place for carers to connect online and support each other in a dementia-friendly community. Heathcote Health invites you to attend a Community Forum where we will describe what verilyconnect is and how you can be involved. We want to hear from you about how carers can be supported within your community. When: […]
  • Heathcote Health Graduate Nurse Program 2019

    Heathcote Health Graduate Nurse Program 2019

    The Heathcote Health Graduate Nurse program is an exciting regional program, which offers graduates the opportunity to experience regional and rural nursing in a friendly, supportive environment. Successful applicants will undertake rotations in our Acute, Urgent Care and Aged Care wards as well as District Nursing within the Community. Applications close 5 pm on Friday 20th July 2018 for […]
  • Health Matters – April 2018

    Health Matters – April 2018

    The weathers turning chilly, days are getting shorter, winter is coming. And so is flu season! For tips of surviving this year’s flu season read this month’s Heathcote Health Matters page.  It’s also a good idea to book in to your GP to have your flu shot and help protect those around you. April 2018 […]
  • Appointment of Community (Independent) Members- Corporate Governance (Finance & Audit)

    Appointment of Community (Independent) Members- Corporate Governance (Finance & Audit)

    The Heathcote Health Corporate Governance (Finance & Audit) Sub-Committee is seeking expressions of interest from community members to join this group. The Sub-Committee assists Heathcote Health in the discharge of its governance obligations to the State Government and the community, through ensuring: • Effective financial and risk management; • Reliable management and financial reporting; • […]
  • Health Matters – March 2018

    Health Matters – March 2018

    This month’s issue looks at Creating Healthier Environments to Live, Learn, Work and Play. The Achievement Program will make health and wellbeing part of your culture and lead to improved morale, safety and productivity. To find out more click on link March 2018 – Health Matters 28th March 2018
  • Health Matters – February 2018

    Health Matters – February 2018

    This month’s issue looks at Victorian Oral Health Action Plan. The Victorian Government is developing a new Oral Health Action Plan to improve the oral health of Victorians and reduce the gap in oral outcomes for people that are at a higher risk of oral disease. Click hear to learn more  Feb 2018 – Health Matters […]
  • Health Matters – January 2018

    Health Matters – January 2018

    This month’s Heathcote Health Matters is promoting Heathcote Casserole Club. Heathcote Community House, Heathcote Health & City of Greater Bendigo are seeking ‘cooks’ and ‘diners’ to be part of the Heathcote Casserole Club which helps people share home-cooked food with others in their area who might not be able to cook for themselves. To learn […]
  • Health Matters – December 2017

    Health Matters – December 2017

    This month’s Heathcote Health Matters focuses on planning for the summer heat. There are 5 tips for beating heat. To learn more click here 12 Dec 2017
  • Health Matters – November 2017

    Health Matters – November 2017

    This month’s edition of Heathcote Health matters focuses on summer preparedness and emergency planning. The days are definitely warming up so it’s important everyone has a plan should a bushfire strike. Click here to read more  
  • Heathcote Community Children’s Services Inc – Working Bee

    Heathcote Community Children’s Services Inc – Working Bee

    Come and lend a hand! All welcome the more the merrier! Bring your energy and a smile and also some gloves and wear sturdy shoes.   Tuesday, 14th November, 2017 at 165 High Street – Heathcote. (St. Johns Anglican Church) Start time 10.00am (come for an hour or come for the day)   We are tidying […]
  • Health Matters – October 2017

    Health Matters – October 2017

    This month’s issue looks at the Loddon Campaspe Local Transport Forum which is being held on 3rd November in the Bendigo Town Hall Reception Room between 11.30am till 2.30pm. The Forum will be opened by Hon Jacinta Allan, Minister for Transport, and is being conducted to examine how smaller towns and rural communities in the […]