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New Equipment at EMS

Give a shout out to staff making a difference…

April 04 2019

Dave Fraser joined Marriott Support Services 11 years ago and brought with him loads of experience in the horticulture industry and specialty skills in turf management, particularly golf courses and sporting grounds. As Operations Manager for EMS, Dave focuses on managing resources to deliver quality and safety on all projects. Projects include ground maintenance, landscaping, […]

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What we discovered at Marvel Stadium

February 19 2019

A group of sports mad friends from Roads to Independence travelled to Marvel Stadium. On Tuesday 12th February we took the train to Southern Cross station to take a tour of the newly named Marvel Stadium. We met our tour guide named Ken who had worked there for 15 years. He showed us the corporate […]

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Travelling independently to Prahran

Catching the train to Prahran Markets

January 31 2019

On Tuesday, we went to the Prahran Market. We walked from Marriott, Roads to Independence to Moorabbin station; we caught a train to South Yarra then changed to the Sandringham line to get to Prahran station. We decided to have morning tea at the park; we stopped and took a picture at Allison’s Bakery, it […]

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Gabrielle at the Block

In Memory of Gabrielle.

October 25 2018

Gabrielle joined us at Marriott in 1986. She was one of 12 siblings and was the gossip and glue of an incredible family. Despite facing significant health challenges, Gabrielle stared them down with a cheeky grin and an inspiring joy for life’s simple pleasures –time with people, music, nature, humour and fine food. Gabrielle was […]

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Community inclusion – we organised our trip to Mordialloc

October 22 2018

A group from Roads to Independence (RTI) caught the train to Mordialloc. The weather was perfect. We had fish and chips in the rotunda at Mordialloc beach. Yum! Then a group of us walked along the pier, which was a really nice walk. We saw lots of rocks and seaweed and people fishing. Michael even […]

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Community Hub Participants say thank you to carers

We recognise and celebrate Carers.

October 22 2018

National Carers’ week recognises and celebrates the contribution of 2.7 million unpaid carers in Australia. Carers make an enormous contribution to our communities and to the national economy; if carers were to stop performing their caring role, it would cost the country $60.3 Billion per year to replace those supports – that is over $1 […]

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Ben riding his bike

Carer’s Week – Sarah’s reflection

October 17 2018

On the weekend, I find it helpful to have support in my caring role. If I am doing something with Ben that means he can be very anxious then extra support can ensure his safety and make it a social event as well. Carers can often feel isolated, as usually the role is the carer […]

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Flexibility, choice and control – 3 new supports outside 9am-3pm

October 04 2018

More choice and control with new out-of-hours supports We know you are looking for more control, choice and flexibility in supports outside of 9am-3pm and with the NDIS we are excited to offer three new supports at our Community Hub. Join us for  breakfast and some gentle exercise between 7.30-9.00 am Monday to Friday. A […]

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Josh horse riding

7 benefits of horse riding – community supports

October 04 2018

Community Supports – Horse-riding Horse riding is one of the most popular recreational supports at our Community Hub. As part of our Community Support program we frequently attend the Moorabbin Riding for the Disabled http://www.rdav.asn.au/centres/moorabbin/who provide fabulous support to riders. Horse riding is known for its variety of health benefits, not only is it an incredibly […]

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Seven things to look for in an NDIS Support Co-ordinator?

August 16 2018

If your NDIS plan includes Support Co-ordination you may be unsure what that is. Support Co-ordination plays an important role in making your NDIS plan come alive, by helping you make sure implementation is effective. Here are some of the things a Support Co-ordinator does: • Understands your plan and helps you choose and connect […]

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Biggest Morning Tea 2019

Join us for Biggest Morning Tea

April 04 2019

It’s that time again. We love hosting Biggest Morning Teas in our community. Join us on Thursday 30th May 2019 at 9.30am. At Marriott Community Hub, 100 Wheatley Road, McKinnon. RSVP to Julia on 9557 6909. [email protected]  

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100 Wheatley Road, McKinnon, Melbourne

April holiday activities are all FULL. Get in quick next time.

April 04 2019

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E.E. Gunn Reserve, Ormond

Fair Go Footy season starts

April 28 2019

FairGo Football program for people with disability in Ormond What is Fair Go Footy A training program centred on having fun, playing games and developing basic AFL skills through drills. Although it is centred around Australian Rules Football, there is a no-contact policy in relation to drills or activities to allow for a wide range […]

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