May
22
9:30 AM09:30

West Metro Alliance Forum

The West Metro Alliance Forum should be attended by individuals who lead and manage staff whose clients use CHSP, HACC-PYP, HCP or NDIS funded services, inclusive of Assessment and Intake services. This may include direct service providers for some organisations.

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Apr
17
9:30 AM09:30

West Metro Alliance Forum

  • Victoria University Sunshine Campus (map)
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The West Metro Alliance Forum should be attended by individuals who lead and manage staff whose clients use CHSP, HACC-PYP, HCP or NDIS funded services, inclusive of Assessment and Intake services. This may include direct service providers for some organisations.

This Forum will be facilitated by Michael Goldsworthy from Australian Strategic services. Members of organisations senior management levels and higher are encouraged to attend as the focus will be on organisational sustainability in the new consumer driven environment

Register to attend here - Seats are limited

Please find attached the Agenda here

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Diversity Forum
Mar
12
9:00 AM09:00

Diversity Forum

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Our Diversity forum is for CHSP and HACC PYP funded providers in North Metro and West Metro Melbourne. It aims to support service managers and leaders with their diversity planning and practice.

The forum will showcase good practice diversity examples from within the sectors, opportunities to listen to peak bodies as well as learn from experts on a range of diversity topics.

Registration is limited to two representatives per agency and designed specifically for staff responsible for overseeing diversity planning and practice.

 

Details 
Tue 12 March 2019
9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Location
The Australian Events Centre
1 Larkin Blvd
Essendon Fields, VIC 3041

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For event information visit: https://www.westmetroalliance.org/diversity-forum-details

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Mar
7
9:30 AM09:30

Grant Writing Workshop

  • Victoria University, Sunshine Campus (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Register Here

We are happy to share with you the opportunity to attend a grant writing workshop to complement the Diversity Grants for Capacity Building 2019 for West Led CHSP and HACC PYP funded agencies. 
 

We have extended the Diversity Grants for Capacity Building 2019 submission deadline to 22nd of March to enable this learning opportunity for agencies interested in increasing their capacity in grant writing and to participate.

Our Community will share their grant writing expertise in a 3 hour accredited training session, designed specifically for staff, volunteers, board/committee members.


Workshop details:

This 3 hour training session will teach you how to develop processes that will make finding and winning grants quicker, easier and more effective. It may help to increase the number of grants you apply for, learn how to make your application compelling and resonate with the grant provider.


 You will learn:

  • The best ways to present your proposal

  • To plan for grant applications in a practical and easy-to-follow way

  • How to use data to support your project proposal

  • How to develop a template to save time in writing applications and create a corporate memory that can be shared and passed on

  • How to navigate the grants landscape - ascertain which grants are best for your project

  • Building long-term relationships with grantmakers - managing relationships, acknowledging funders

  • Creating winning project plans & realistic budgets - ensure project plans and budgets get your proposal across the line

  • Meeting requirements from different sources - maximising your success

 

For further information please contact carolina.vcoleman@cohealth.org.au or call  0448 291 264

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Feb
28
1:30 PM13:30

Supporting older people who are experiencing elder abuse

Topics:

  • Safety planning and risk assessment (Feb 7)

  • Adult children returning home (Feb 14)

  • Elder abuse and capacity issues (Feb 21)

  • Money, ageing and family: Moving in with family (Feb 28)

(See attached for further information about topics)

Participants may attend one or more sessions

 

Registration:

https://www.bouverie.org.au/training/specialist_program/elder_abuse

Question about bookings?

Contact Michelle Wills, e) m.wills@latrobe.edu.au or p) 9385 5100

 

Question about training?

Warren Fuge, Western Health Elder Abuse Response and Prevention Liaison Officer,

p) 0423 842 103 or e) ElderAbuseEnquiries@wh.org.au

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Feb
21
1:30 PM13:30

Supporting older people who are experiencing elder abuse

Topics:

  • Safety planning and risk assessment (Feb 7)

  • Adult children returning home (Feb 14)

  • Elder abuse and capacity issues (Feb 21)

  • Money, ageing and family: Moving in with family (Feb 28)

(See attached for further information about topics)

Participants may attend one or more sessions

 

Registration:

https://www.bouverie.org.au/training/specialist_program/elder_abuse

Question about bookings?

Contact Michelle Wills, e) m.wills@latrobe.edu.au or p) 9385 5100

 

Question about training?

Warren Fuge, Western Health Elder Abuse Response and Prevention Liaison Officer,

p) 0423 842 103 or e) ElderAbuseEnquiries@wh.org.au

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Feb
14
1:30 PM13:30

Supporting older people who are experiencing elder abuse

Topics:

  • Safety planning and risk assessment (Feb 7)

  • Adult children returning home (Feb 14)

  • Elder abuse and capacity issues (Feb 21)

  • Money, ageing and family: Moving in with family (Feb 28)

(See attached for further information about topics)

Participants may attend one or more sessions

 

Registration:

https://www.bouverie.org.au/training/specialist_program/elder_abuse

Question about bookings?

Contact Michelle Wills, e) m.wills@latrobe.edu.au or p) 9385 5100

 

Question about training?

Warren Fuge, Western Health Elder Abuse Response and Prevention Liaison Officer,

p) 0423 842 103 or e) ElderAbuseEnquiries@wh.org.au

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Feb
7
1:30 PM13:30

Supporting older people who are experiencing elder abuse

Topics:

  • Safety planning and risk assessment (Feb 7)

  • Adult children returning home (Feb 14)

  • Elder abuse and capacity issues (Feb 21)

  • Money, ageing and family: Moving in with family (Feb 28)

(See attached for further information about topics)

Participants may attend one or more sessions

 

Registration:

https://www.bouverie.org.au/training/specialist_program/elder_abuse

Question about bookings?

Contact Michelle Wills, e) m.wills@latrobe.edu.au or p) 9385 5100

 

Question about training?

Warren Fuge, Western Health Elder Abuse Response and Prevention Liaison Officer,

p) 0423 842 103 or e) ElderAbuseEnquiries@wh.org.au

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Dec
12
9:30 AM09:30

West Metro Alliance Forum

The West Metro Alliance Forum should be attended by individuals who lead and manage staff whose clients use CHSP, HACC-PYP, HCP or NDIS funded services, inclusive of Assessment and Intake services. This may include direct service providers for some organisations.

The agenda for this forum can be found here.

Please secure your seat at the forum via this link.

Please note that this is an extended forum with the Victorian Community Care Education and Training Sector Consultation occurring after lunch.

Morning Tea and lunch is provided

If you have any questions please don't hesitate to contact Michael Perrone (Regional Development Coordinator - West Metro) on 0405 249 682 / michael.perrone@cohealth.org.au

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Oct
9
12:30 PM12:30

Working across cultures in the NDIS - Building networks to support people with a disability from CALD communities.

  • Newport Community Hub (Program Room 1) (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The Centre for Culture, Ethnicity and Health (CEH) and the Ethnic Communities’ Council of Victoria (ECCV)are working to support the transition to the NDIS for people of culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds.

 

CEH and ECCV are running a FREE training and networking session for disability service providers in the Westto enhance their reach and engagement with people with disabilities and their families/carers from diverse backgrounds.

 

A facilitated networking event to:

  • support collaboration between disability service providers, ethnic and multicultural organisations,
  • share knowledge about their services,

  • build networks and

  • establish partnerships to ensure greater choice and control for NDIS participants from diverse backgrounds.

 

This session includes a panel of representatives from the NDIA, Local Area Coordination and the North West Migrant & Refugee Centre.

 

Registration on Eventbrite.

 

Flyer

 

For questions, or to discuss youragency’s capacity to support CALD participants,contact Sophie Dutertre, Senior Project Officer at CEH - sophied@ceh.org.au or (03) 9418 9911

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Oct
9
9:30 AM09:30

Working across cultures in the NDIS - Cultural Competence in a Disability Context

  • Newport Community Hub (Program Room 1) (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The Centre for Culture, Ethnicity and Health (CEH) and the Ethnic Communities’ Council of Victoria (ECCV)are working to support the transition to the NDIS for people of culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds.

 

CEH and ECCV are running a FREE training and networking session for disability service providers in the Westto enhance their reach and engagement with people with disabilities and their families/carers from diverse backgrounds.

 

This event is free to staff from disability services registered with the NDIS. There is a maximum of 3 registrations per agency. Participants can register for one or both sessions.

 

A professional development session (incl. presentation by the Southern Migrant & Refugee Centre) to increase disability workers’ abilityto work effectively with CALD communities.

Registration on Eventbrite

 

Flyer

 

Contact: For questions, or to discuss youragency’s capacity to support CALD participants, contact Sophie Dutertre, Senior Project Officer at CEH - sophied@ceh.org.au or (03) 9418 9911 

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Sep
26
2:00 PM14:00

Day 2 - Data Exchange - Session 3: Outcomes in Details

  • 123 Queen Street Melbourne Australia (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The outcomes in detail session is for staff of organisations reporting on the Data Exchange that are responsible for outcomes measurement or reporting. This session shares information on the tools available to consistently report outcomes data and how your organisation can access and use the data in the partnership approach reports. If you are new to outcomes measurement, we recommend attending “Session 1: Outcomes: back to basics” prior to attending this session.

 

Eventbrite Link.

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Sep
26
9:30 AM09:30

Day 2: Data Exchange - Session 1: Outcomes: back to basics

  • 123 Queen Street Melbourne Australia (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The outcomes introductory session is for staff of organisations reporting in the Data Exchange that would like to build capabilities in outcomes, specifically understanding program logics, how to identify outcomes in the service setting, and report them through SCORE, the Data Exchange outcomes framework. This session is suitable for staff who have never measured outcomes before, or are new to outcomes measurement.

 

Eventbrite link.

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Sep
25
2:00 PM14:00

Day 1 - Data Exchange - Session 3: Outcomes in Details

  • 123 Queen Street Melbourne Australia (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The outcomes in detail session is for staff of organisations reporting on the Data Exchange that are responsible for outcomes measurement or reporting. This session shares information on the tools available to consistently report outcomes data and how your organisation can access and use the data in the partnership approach reports. If you are new to outcomes measurement, we recommend attending “Session 1: Outcomes: back to basics” prior to attending this session.

 

Eventbrite Link.

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Sep
25
12:00 PM12:00

Day 1 - Data Exchange - Session 2: Recording Outcomes in DEX

  • 123 Queen Street Melbourne Australia (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

This session is aimed at organisations that use the web-based portal to report data, rather than bulk upload or system-to-system transfers. The session aims to show how outcomes are input in the Data Exchange including recent changes to the Data Exchange portal. It is suitable for organisations who are already using or are planning to start using the Partnership Approach.

 

Eventbrite Link.

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Sep
25
9:30 AM09:30

Day 1: Data Exchange - Session 1: Outcomes: back to basics

  • 123 Queen Street Melbourne Australia (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The outcomes introductory session is for staff of organisations reporting in the Data Exchange that would like to build capabilities in outcomes, specifically understanding program logics, how to identify outcomes in the service setting, and report them through SCORE, the Data Exchange outcomes framework. This session is suitable for staff who have never measured outcomes before, or are new to outcomes measurement.

 

Eventbrite link.

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Sep
18
10:00 AM10:00

Western Dementia Action Alliance

I am very pleased to announce that Fleur O'Keefe, Senior Clinical Nurse Adviser at Bolton Clarke will be attending the next meeting of the Western Dementia Action Alliance Group to give us an update on all things new at Bolton Clarke (previously known as RDNS).

Contact Veronica Hughes for details - Veronica.Hughes@carersvictoria.org.au

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Sep
11
4:00 PM16:00

‘Get ready for the NDIS’ - Youth Workshop

The Youth Disability Advocacy Service (YDAS) in partnership with Maribyrnong City Council are running two free ‘Get ready for the NDIS’ workshops at Phoenix Youth Hub in Footscray. The workshops are aimed at young people aged between 12 and 25. 
  
And the link for the September workshop is below: 
https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/maribyrnong-youth-ndis-readiness-workshops-september-tickets-44538408579.  
  
For more information on events and information sessions in the region, you can find further information at https://www.maribyrnong.vic.gov.au/Residents/Support-in-your-community/NDIS-in-the-City-of-Maribyrnong and the NDIA events in Victoria page https://www.ndis.gov.au/news/events/vic.

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Aug
23
9:30 AM09:30

Victorian Active Ageing Partnership - Research and Practice Forum

Presentations from academic speakers, as well as service providers with case studies and 'real life' practice examples. 

Professional development points and continuing education credits available from Physical Activity Australia and Fitness Australia.

 

Target Audience
Service providers, managers and policy makers involved in the current or potential delivery of physicl activity opportunities (including active recreation and sport) for older people. Staff and volunteers from a range of settings and organisations are encouraged to attend. 

Cost
$100 ($70 refundable on attendance).

Registration
BOOK NOW!
move.org.au/page/vaap
Ph: 03 8531 8045
Email: programs@move.org.au

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Aug
16
4:00 PM16:00

‘Get ready for the NDIS’ - Youth Workshop

The Youth Disability Advocacy Service (YDAS) in partnership with Maribyrnong City Council are running two free ‘Get ready for the NDIS’ workshops at Phoenix Youth Hub in Footscray. The workshops are aimed at young people aged between 12 and 25. 
  
The Eventbrite link for the August workshop is below: 
https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/maribyrnong-youth-ndis-readiness-workshops-august-tickets-44539471759
  
For more information on events and information sessions in the region, you can find further information at https://www.maribyrnong.vic.gov.au/Residents/Support-in-your-community/NDIS-in-the-City-of-Maribyrnong and the NDIA events in Victoria page https://www.ndis.gov.au/news/events/vic.

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Jul
26
10:00 AM10:00

My Aged Care Users Group

Please see the agenda for the first My Aged Care Users Group here.

 

When you arrive at the Dream Factory please make your way to level 2, enter via the double glass doors, proceed down the hallway until you see stairs on your left. Take those stairs to level 3, the meeting will take place to the right hand side of the stairs.

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