Melaleuca, Home for the Aged

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Wanted: Volunteers!

Are you looking to do something worthwhile and help others?

At Melaleuca we are searching for volunteers who are able to spare some time each week. You can assist in a number of ways, including (but not limited to):

* assisting with delivering meals

* undertaking activities with residents e…

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Visitation Restrictions

Due to COVID-19 there are current restrictions around visitation to aged care facilities. These restrictions are implemented from a Directive of Public Health. They are about ensuring the safety of vulnerable residents in aged care.

Malelaueca Home is committed to providing visitation in accordan…

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Palliative Care Bed

Did you know that Melaleuca Home for the Aged has a specifically designed room  for Palliative Care? This room was opened in December 2018.

We recognise the importance of family and friends being able to share quality time with their loved one nearing the end of their life.  Our room provides…

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Melaleuca Activity Centre available for Hire


The Melaleuca Activity Centre is available to community groups and members for hire.

The facility offers a large space suitable for events, meetings or general gatherings. It is not available for weddings or parties.

There is also a kitchenette available for use should this be required.

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Staff held a garage sale on Saturday 21st October in the Activities Centre here at Melaleuca. This was a very successful event with $1415 raised.

Thank you to all of those people that donated their items and supported this event.

A big thank you to those staff that donated their time on the Sa…

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The Friends of Melaleuca held a cabaret evening on Saturday the 14th October.  This was very well attended with over 80 people enjoying the evening of local talented musicians. 

There was a house band, cabaret singing along with plenty of dancing. An extensive supper was provided and enjoyed b…

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On 12 March 2014 the National Privacy Principles will be replaced by new Australian Privacy Principles (APPs).

The NEW Principles (APP) are more comprehensive than the old regime, and impose additional requirements which providers and agencies must comply with.

Melaleuca has developed new Informa…

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Leisure & Lifestyle News

AUGUST Newsletter Extract

The football tipping is getting exciting. The scores are so close and the tension between the team rivals is amusing to watch. During the next few weeks, the scores will not be published. This adds to the excitement.     The final results, (our Brownlow), will be announced…

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AUGUST Newsletter Extract

Melaleuca was successful in the competitive tender. We secured $738,000 to build a therapy and activity centre. This centre will incorporate a new front entrance that will be connected via a sheltered walkway from the main building to the new centre situated into the front…

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June Newsletter

June… the football tipping is going well and the competition is rife.

We have seen a lot of new faces around our home this month. The new rooms are filling up and the dining room has more tables and chairs waiting for more people to dine out for lunch.

Fred was truly amazing on the 6th. He enter…

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Under Construction

Welcome to Melaleuca's brand new website! We're currently in the process of updating our online presence and revamping our website. As always, if you have any inquiries, concerns, or suggestions, our contact details are available on the "Contact Us" page. Thanks for visiting and we hope you come aga…

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