Monthly Archives: March 2016

Cooking up a storm!

Residents at Laurina Lodge in Heyfield have been enjoying a range of activities. A cooking session was held where the residents made homemade pizzas from scratch, not only providing some tasty treats but promoting feelings of self worth. Residents also … Continue reading

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Walks work wonders

Residents at Laurina Lodge in Heyfield are enjoying taking part in the regular walking group activity. According to staff member Sue Pearson, the walk is low impact, less strenuous and easier than many other forms of exercise. “It also enhances … Continue reading

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Suicide prevention

The next ASIST Suicide Prevention Workshop to learn life-saving suicide prevention skills will be held at CGHS on April 28 and 29. The ASIST workshop is open to everyone 16 years or older and is widely used by both professionals … Continue reading

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Palliative care

The CGHS palliative care team has welcomed Dr Holly Atkinson, a Medical Oncologist and Palliative Care Physician. Dr Atkinson will be providing support to palliative care and their clients as part of the Latrobe Regional Hospital Palliative Care Consultancy Service. … Continue reading

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Trainees graduate

A graduation ceremony for Aboriginal trainees at CGHS was held last month. Director of Nursing and Clinical Support Services, Denise McInnes and Manager – Learning Services Suzanne Askew, presented the trainees with their certificates. Seven trainees started their traineeships in … Continue reading

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Training platform

CGHS Community Network Support Officer, Jude Deedman, is building a training platform for staff around Partnering with Consumer and Person Centred Care’. The platform will be opened up to all staff on Moodle at the end of April. Jude said … Continue reading

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A mammoth effort!

Maffra District Hospital nurse, Courtney Savige and her fundraising committee came second in this year’s Maffra Mardi Gras, raising a mammoth total of $23,807. Sponsored by the auxiliary, Courtney and her team ran a total of 19 events including a … Continue reading

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