Melaleuca, Home for the Aged

Blog posts : "General"

Position Vacant - Administration Officer

Melaleuca Home for the Aged is seeking an experienced Administration Officer on a permanent part time basis, four days a week, to join our team.

The Administration Officer is responsible and accountable for the day to day activities of the office, ensuring that administrative, finance and recepti…

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General Purpose Financial Statement

Attached is our 2022 General purpose financial statement 


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Visitation Requirements


Whilst there have been recent changes made to the isolation requirements for those individuals that test positive for COVID-19, we have not changed are entry requirements into our Home.


Given elderly people are an increased risk of severe illness from COVID-…

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40th Celebrations

On Friday 30th September Melaleuca celebrated their belated 40th Anniversary with a gathering of dignitaries, retired and current staff, Board Members & volunteers. We would also like to thank MLC, Mike Gaffney, and Anvers Chocolate Factory for their donation of birthday cakes & Banjos for their d…

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New Rooms Coming Soon

Our room refurbishment renovations are nearing completion. Once these are completed we will have additional rooms available for new residents.

If you or a loved one are looking for accommodation in a small caring facility, please feel free to call Melaleuca on 6427 9131 to discus your options. …

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Strategic Plan 2022-2027

Visitation Restrictions


Notification of Entry Requirements 1 July 2022


The Tasmanian Government will dissolve the existing Public Health Directives specific to the management of COVID-19 from 1 July 2022. These directives have guided the aged care sector during the Pandemic.


This means that how we r…

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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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