Meals on Wheels crisis leaving older Victorians at risk
More vulnerable, elderly Victorian residents are being left without the essential nourishment, social connection and wellbeing checks that were once regularly delivered to their door by Meals on Wheels. State Manager Nelson Mathews says planned changes to in-home support programs as outlined by the Australian Government are having a profound impact in Victoria. “The erosion […]
Opportunity to volunteer directly with Meals on Wheels Victoria
Meals on Wheels Victoria provide strategic state leadership to the development, improvement and raising awareness of Meals on Wheels as an essential service throughout metropolitan, regional and rural Victoria; and, a clear coherent voice on matters that affect customers, volunteers and staff and the local communities in which they are placed. We manage to do […]
Statement from the Meals on Wheels Victoria State Manager
The recent media attention in The Age has caused both shock and concern for Meals on Wheelssupporters and the broader Victorian and Australian community – and understandably so. Meals on Wheels Victoria is not a provider of services and instead aims to promote the health andwellbeing benefits of the Meals on Wheels service model and […]
Report finds Meals on Wheels volunteers hold key to highest wellbeing in the country
A newly released report has enabled a greater understanding of the impact volunteering has on wellbeing, ahead of National Meals on Wheels Day.
Meals on Wheels Victoria wants to hear from you!
There has been a lot of media attention recently around the consistency and quality of aged care services in Victoria, including Meals on Wheels. So, we want to hear from you.
Meals on Wheels Victoria launches Best Practice Guidelines
Meals on Wheels Victoria has launched a revised edition of the Best Practice Guidelines.
Partnership sees 50,000 Hygiene Packs for Meals on Wheels customers nationally
Meals on Wheels has partnered with RB and Woolworths to provide up to 50,000 Hygiene Packs to Meals on Wheels customers. Meals on Wheels customers around Australia will receive a complimentary Hygiene Pack in the coming months from their local volunteer, as a result of the latest Meals on Wheels Australia partnership with RB and […]
Meals on Wheels Australia President appears at Royal Commission
ROYAL COMMISSION RECAP Meals on Wheels CEO, Sharyn BroerAdelaide, South AustraliaPhoto: John Krüger Meals on Wheels advocates for improved in-home and community care at Royal CommissionOn Monday the 31st of August, Hearing 4 of the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety kicked off in Sydney, this time shining a spotlight on Home Care […]
Snapshot of MOW services COVID-19 response in Victoria
Meals on Wheels Victoria Service Mapping Report – April 2020 June 2020 Including impact of Covid-19 on the sector. The following report is a summary of the data collected and entered into a new excel spreadsheet entitled, Meals on Wheels Victoria Mapping Data April 2020. All Victorian Commonwealth Home Support Program (CHSP) Meals on Wheels […]