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Has Cancer affected your wellbeing?

  • On 05/11/2021
Join free local education sessions and take charge of your wellness. See below for further details. Cancer Wellness Workshop – Online via Zoom – click the following link to join us: To Register
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Love of music shines through in volunteer’s Award Nomination

  • On 21/10/2021
A warm congratulations to Pat Wheeler who has been nominated for ‘Volunteer of the Year 2020’ in the upcoming Manningham Civic Awards and is a volunteer at MannaCare. Every fortnight for over 30 years, Pat has played the piano at MannaCare for the Manningham Uniting Church Services held at MannaCare for the residents. This is, […]
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Meet Joan, Occupational Therapist, Doncaster Rehabilitation Services

  • On 19/10/2021
What made you decide to become an occupational therapist (OT)? My passion is to assist and support people to overcome everyday challenges and live a meaningful life. I enjoy working in the community to deliver occupational therapy services to people in their own home environment and to assist them to live as safely and independently […]
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Meet Sharon – Physiotherapist, Doncaster Rehabilitation Services

  • On 08/09/2021
How long have you been at MannaCare? Eight months What made you decide to become a physio? I have always wanted to work in an occupation that could help others. Being a physiotherapist allows me to use my clinical expertise to treat and restore a patient’s functional capacity which in turn makes my career exciting […]
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Meet Germaine – Physiotherapist, Doncaster Rehabilitation Services

  • On 06/09/2021
How long have you been a physiotherapist for? For 13 years now, working across some of Melbourne’s major public hospitals and community health organisations. In particular, my work as a physiotherapist with the team at MannaCare for the last five years has been a wonderful experience. What made you decide to become a physiotherapist? My […]
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Meet Dharani – Team Leader, Doncaster Rehabilitation Services

  • On 02/09/2021
How long have you been a Physiotherapist for? I’ve been a physiotherapist for 19 years and I have worked in various settings including hospital wards, rehabilitation and in the community. During my career, I have also completed a Master in Public Health and Graduate Certificate in Health Services Management from Monash University. Why did you […]
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Meet John Parkinson, our Volunteer Photographer

  • On 18/08/2021
MannaCare has many volunteers who are committed and give generously of their time. Their involvement across all our services not only helps to enhance care for residents and clients, but also provides a wonderful link to the community. John recently shared his thoughts about volunteering, his interests and what he enjoys to do in his […]
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Guided Imagery Meditation

  • On 05/07/2021
There are many types of meditation that can be utilised to support your body and mind. A guided imagery meditation is a practice that involves each of the five senses (vision, taste, sound, smell and touch). It is different from a visualisation meditation in that visualisation focuses purely on visuals, whereas a guided imagery meditation […]
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Meet our Deputy Chairman, John Bennie

  • On 31/05/2021
John is Deputy Chairman, MannaCare Board, and has been a Director since 2016. He is also currently Chairman of MannaCare’s Business Strategy Committee and a member of the Finance and Audit, People and Governance and Council Liaison Committees. John recently shared a little about his background, his career and his interests for an interview for […]
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Meet our Volunteer, Richard Davis

  • On 25/05/2021
MannaCare appreciates all the work our volunteers do. Their involvement across all our services not only helps to enhance care for residents and clients, but also provides a wonderful link to the community. Richard recently shared his thoughts about volunteering, his interests and what he is passionate about in an interview for MannaCare News – […]
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