The Makk and McLeay Nursing Home at the Older Person’s Mental Health Service, Oakden, will close as part of the State Government’s response to an independent review into the service.
News release - Leesa Vlahos
South Australians are today being invited to provide feedback on the state’s new draft Suicide Prevention Plan which outlines areas of priority for the next five years.
A new respite home for children living with disability will provide more options for families and carers in Adelaide’s southern suburbs.
The new national $730 million Next Generation Technologies Fund will boost the research of South Australian universities already undertaking work in the priority areas, including space capabilities, identified by the fund.
People with a mental illness will be supported into the workplace thanks to a partnership between Country Health SA and disability employment service provider, Community Bridging Services (CBS) Inc.
More than 100 South Australian businesses and community organisations that support people with disabilities are being boosted by two new projects designed to strengthen the sector.
Visual artists are invited to apply for the new Artist in Residence Program which will be based in mental health units across the State.
Port Pirie’s The Hub will provide the local community with a greater range of services following an agreement between Country Health SA and Uniting Care Wesley Port Adelaide (UCWPA).
The State Government will focus on providing more support for families affected by the use of crystal methamphetamine (ice) as part of its Ice Taskforce.
The Turnbull Government’s attempts to tie National Disability Insurance Scheme funding to welfare cuts is a cynical political ploy which plays South Australians living with disability off against other vulnerable people.
Changes to in-home services for older South Australians living in metropolitan Adelaide will be rolled out in response to Commonwealth changes to aged care and disability funding.
South Australians are being urged not to overdo it with alcohol consumption this Australia Day.