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Cancer deaths down more than 20% over 20 years

  • On 01/02/2021
A recent article published in The Age reported that cancer deaths in Australia have reduced by more than 20% between 1996 and 2015, with 107,000 lives save, due to improvements in both the screening and treatment in Australia. It is very encouraging and promising for all who have been impacted by cancer to witness the […]
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Initial Finding from POWER Program

  • On 17/11/2020
When MannaCare’s Program for Oncology Wellness and Exercise Rehabilitation (POWER) was established in 2018, POWER teamed up with oncology researchers at La Trobe University, Dr Casey Peiris and Amy Dennett to evaluate the innovative community based exercise and wellness program. POWER is the first oncology exercise program to run a multi-site structure utilising both a […]
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Beth, living with Dementia

  • On 10/11/2020
Adjusting to major life changes can be challenging at the best of times. When you live with dementia it can be extremely more complex, and the fear of losing yourself is so real. One of our clients Beth has had a bit of a rough trot lately. Living with dementia, and now living alone, Beth […]
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MannaCare breaks its fundraising goal with Cancer Council Australia Biggest Morning Tea!

  • On 15/07/2019
MannaCare’s Program for Oncology Wellness and Exercise Rehabilitation (POWER) this year took part in Cancer Council Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea. The POWER program is a 12 week supervised exercise program with an exercise physiologist and physiotherapist which is individualised to each participant’s health needs, as well as their physical activity goals. Research has shown that […]
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Upgraded Facilities at MannaCare, Officially Opened

  • On 10/05/2019
MannaCare has celebrated the opening of its upgraded facility. On Thursday 9th May the upgraded areas were officially opened by the Hon Kevin Andrews MP, Federal Member for Menzies. The past eighteen months have been a hectic time at MannaCare as the old was demolished and the new, constructed. Sherry-Ann Bailey, General Manager – Operations […]
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100 Club and going strong

  • On 01/12/2018
Reaching the age of 100 is an impressive achievement in anyone’s language! Some say it is about attitude; some say it is what you eat or that nip of whiskey before bed. However, whatever the reason it is a special and unique milestone. In the days of social media and instant communication, where a large […]
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