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Latest News & Updates

In Australia, on average, one woman is killed by her partner or former partner as a result of domestic and family violence every week. But more shocking is the statistic that since the start of this year that figure has doubled, with two women killed every week as a result of domestic and family violence.

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Stand Up, Step Out is an exciting new program that was launched at the end of May this year by Footprints. Footprints is a well-known not-for-profit provider of community based services in Brisbane, recognised for quality service and individualised care.

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Centacare Amelia House recently had reason for a large party, one of their clients, Sinclair ‘Cam’ Laurence celebrated her 100th Birthday! Anyone who has met Cam will know she is responsible for creating a reaction of joy and smiles when she enters a room.

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A big congratulations goes out to Nicole who is an artist and actor. She attends Centacare HAND Learning and Leisure Services in Wilston.

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LIVING with a disability is no barrier to helping others in need, thanks to the clients at Centacare Learning and Leisure Services on the Sunshine Coast.

Centacare clients have been helping to make breast-care pillows for women who have had surgery due to breast cancer.

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SHARE The Care is a support program for carers of frail elderly people and people living with dementia. Centacare Darra is presenting workshops on ‘Creative ways to care’ and ‘Strategies for carers of people living with dementia’.

Click here to read all the details.

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Dementia Friendly Conference will be held on Thursday 21 September 2017.

The purpose of the conference is to raise awareness of how people with dementia can continue living in their community, where the physical and social environments of life are interlinked and equally important with communities designed to engage people, provide opportunity for valued active participation, comfort and safety.

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Friends at Court, a welcoming face in Noosa and Nambour.

Courtroom nerves seem to disappear when Denis Meadows bares his endearing trademark smile at Noosa Magistrates Court. The Noosa District Catholic parishioner is the co-ordinator of Friends at Court in Noosa and Nambour, a volunteer-run outreach of Centacare’s Prisoner Service.

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