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18,000 plants to improve open space.

December 10 2018

Enviro Management Services is undertaking a re-vegetation project for the Level Crossing Removal Authority (LXRA) by planting 18,000 indigenous trees and grasses. EMS crews delivery quality work integrating people with disability into real operational situations. The re-vegetation project involves two sites; Davy Reserve, in Forest Hill, which forms part of the Healesville Freeway Reserve, and […]

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An event at Marriott Day Program is enjoyed by Mindy and her Mum

How the NDIS can support carers

December 07 2018

Carers make an enormous contribution to our communities, the national economy, and as the NDIS is supporting people with a disability, this can also support carers. As carers, it is important to understand that you have access to support through the NDIS This support includes: • Funding for when extra support is needed e.g. during […]

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Working up at sweat at Star Fitness

Marriott members get active with Star Fitness

December 07 2018

Social inclusion is good for everyone At Marriott, we support people to lead healthy and independent lives and one fabulous way that more and more people are doing this is by working out at a local gym. This is no different for a group from Roads to Independence (RTI), with Angus and Alex researching which […]

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Loneliness

Christmas can be a time of loneliness. It is everyone’s concern

December 07 2018

  Loneliness is growing in Australia with 25% of adults experiencing loneliness on a regular basis according to the 2018 Australian Loneliness Report. Christmas can be a time where loneliness is felt more intensely for some.  In the midst of the busyness of the season  it’s a good time to be more aware of loneliness […]

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Building Independence at Scienceworks

Exercising our curious minds at Scienceworks

November 28 2018

Great place to spend a day. From the Scienceworks website, ‘Scienceworks is bursting with things to challenge curious minds of all ages. In just one visit, you can stroll among the gigantic machines that kept the city running, enjoy electrifying theatre in the Lightning Room, wander through our immersive exhibitions and drop into deep space […]

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A very happy Anne

Janine’s reflections on our annual meeting

November 13 2018

Last night was a great success and I thank all staff who gave of their time to help or attend our AGM. We farewelled our current Chair and Treasurer (Virginia and Richard) and thanked them for their nine years of dedicated service. I am reminded of their strong contribution and commitment to Marriott. They will […]

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Social inclusion – getting ready to vote

October 16 2018

                  We had a visit from the Victorian Electoral Commission to show us how to enrol to vote and how the voting process works. Voting is important for people to have a say. Sometimes people with a disability can feel excluded from voting and no one communicates […]

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a great day at the Zoo – holiday support

October 09 2018

a great day at the Zoo. Last week  as part of our Out and About holiday supports, we went to the Melbourne Zoo. We caught two trains to get to there. We split up into groups so we can see lots of different animals. We saw the tiger doing the prowl, lions sun baking, monkey […]

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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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Holiday program

January 08 2019

Community Hub and Roads to Independence, our day programs, start BACK on Tuesday 15 January 2019. Call Michelle on 03 9276 4300 for more information.

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