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Campbell Page

August 1, 2017

Campbell Page

Community Participation, Education, Employment, Workplaces

Thank you to one of our newer members, Campbell Page for writing this guest post introducing their services to you. To move people out of poverty, everyone must have access to the opportunity of sustainable employment. We partner with government and the community to help individuals to join the pathway to employment stability. We believe […]

Workforce Mutuality

June 28, 2017

Workforce Mutuality

Diversity, Workplaces

Workforce Mutuality     What is “workforce mutuality”? Workforce mutuality is a new way of looking at diversity and inclusion that we’ve adopted here at HealthWest Partnership. Workforce mutuality describes how much the diversity of an organisation or a sector’s workforce reflects the actual diversity of the community. As a starting point we will be […]

Sons of the West 2017

June 7, 2017

Sons of the West 2017

Community Development, Community Participation, Education, Physical Activity, Prevention

Thank you to the Western Bulldogs Community Foundation’s Sons of the West for writing this guest post on their men’s health program.   What is the Sons of the West? The Sons of the West is a free men’s health initiative aimed at addressing common health concerns of men living or working in Victoria’s west. […]

Edmund Rice Services – Mt Atkinson

May 2, 2017

Edmund Rice Services – Mt Atkinson

Community Development, Community Participation, Education, Prevention

Thank you to Edmund Rice Services for writing this blog about their new community development project.   Edmund Rice Services is a community-based organisation which aims to support people living, working or visiting Mt Atkinson, a new housing development in Rockbank in Melbourne’s West. Once completed, Mt Aktinson will house 20,000 residents and provide approximately […]

Community participation in the recruitment process – a case study

April 4, 2017

Community participation in the recruitment process – a case study

Community Participation, Interviewing

Community participation in the recruitment process – a case study Why include community in the recruitment process? Working with community is a key part of many staff roles at HealthWest. Involving community in the recruitment process allows the selection panel to observe how candidates interact with community members in a task-focused situation. Additionally, HealthWest values […]

Australian Multicultural Community Services (AMCS)

February 28, 2017

Australian Multicultural Community Services (AMCS)

Senior Care, Service Coordination, Specialised Care, Support Services

Thank you to Australian Multicultural Community Services (AMCS) for writing this guest post on their services. AMCS is a not for profit organisation providing help at home and other support services to seniors and their carers, in Melbourne and Greater Geelong.                 Early Support At AMCS we have […]

Stanlake Cancer Centre

February 1, 2017

Stanlake Cancer Centre

Service Coordination, Specialised Care

Thank you to Stanlake Cancer Centre for writing this guest post on their services.                 Stanlake Cancer Centre Stanlake Cancer Centre is a not for profit organisation which organises a rapid and coordinated approach to specialised cancer care in Melbourne’s west. By covering the gap that sometimes exists […]

Diabetes Expo 2017

February 1, 2017

Diabetes Expo 2017

Community Participation, Diabetes, Education, Health Literacy, Prevention

Thank you to for Diabetes Victoria for writing this guest post on the upcoming Diabetes Expo. Diabetes Victoria is the leading charity and peak consumer body working to reduce the impact of diabetes.             Connecting the diabetes community at Diabetes Expo 2017 Diabetes Victoria will be connecting the diabetes community […]

Bridging the Gap

November 8, 2016

Bridging the Gap

Community Participation, Education, Health Literacy, Parenting, Prevention

Thank you to Bridging the Gap for writing this guest post on their programs and professional development:   What is Bridging the Gap? Bridging the Gap is a partnership response to health and health care inequalities for families of refugee background. Women of refugee background are less likely to access and remain engaged in pregnancy […]

Werribee Mercy Hospital – Healthy Happy Beginnings

October 4, 2016

Werribee Mercy Hospital – Healthy Happy Beginnings

Community Participation, Education, Health Literacy, Parenting

Thank you to Werribee Mercy Hospital for writing this guest post on the Healthy Happy Beginnings program. Werribee Mercy Hospital is a general hospital providing surgical, medical, maternity, newborn, renal dialysis, emergency, mental health, rehabilitation, aged and palliative care services in the south west region of Melbourne.     People from refugee backgrounds often experience […]

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