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Greenacres Steps Up for Cerebral Palsy

 Are you ready to step up, improve your health and fitness and make a difference to the lives of kids and adults with cerebral palsy?STEPtember is a national fundraising event where teams of four will walk, swim, ride or spin 10,000 steps per day for 28 days.Participants can move any way they like to take

2020-08-26T00:00:00+10:00August 26th, 2020|Uncategorized|

Join our Board

Passionate about making a difference in the lives of people with disability and their families? With two of our long serving Board Members retiring soon, Greenacres is looking for two skilled, experienced and enthusiastic Non-Executive Directors to join our Board. This is your chance to play a guiding role in an organisation which has been

2020-08-17T00:00:00+10:00August 17th, 2020|Uncategorized|

Persistence Pays Off for Callum

Like any Mum taking her teenager for his first drive, Pauline Kirby kept a white-knuckled grip on the passenger seat but along with her inevitable nerves, she felt overwhelming pride for her 19-year-old son Callum. After spending more than two years diligently studying the manual and two prior failed attempts, Callum, who has autism, passed

2020-07-22T00:00:00+10:00July 22nd, 2020|Uncategorized|

Do You Need a Smart Device?

Online learning and support is a great alternative to face-to-face support while we are in lockdown but it does depend on participants having suitable assistive technology. The good news is that for the next five months, eligible NDIS participants will be able to flexibly use their plan funding to purchase low-cost assistive technology including smart

2020-05-14T00:00:00+10:00May 14th, 2020|Uncategorized|

New NSW COVID-19 Legislation – Q&A

 Questions and Answers Updated 31 March 2020With guidelines and regulations changing almost daily, many people are confused about what they can and cannot do in regards to leaving the house.We have put together some Questions and Answers based on the legislation that began on Tuesday, 31 March. The legislation states that nobody can leave their

2020-04-01T00:00:00+11:00April 1st, 2020|Uncategorized|

Coronavirus COVID-19 Questions and Answers

What is the Coronavirus (COVID-19)? It is a virus known to cause respiratory infections.What are the symptoms? Fever Sore throat Cough Fatigue Difficulty breathing which could turn into pneumoniaWhat can I do to prevent infection? Greenacres is insisting on social distancing which is staying at least two metres from other people at all times. This

2020-03-18T00:00:00+11:00March 18th, 2020|Uncategorized|

Congratulations Community Connect Volunteers

Monday morning tea was extra special at the Illawarra Diggers Aged and Community Care in Corrimal on Monday with staff and residents delighted to see our Greenacres Community Connect volunteers presented with their certificates from the WEA. For almost 12 months Goktug Yasar, Jefri Radam Pundavela, Kristy Salvador and Amy Jones have been volunteering at

2020-02-12T00:00:00+11:00February 12th, 2020|Uncategorized|
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