The success of Moyola Aged Care has been credited to the support of the community at the annual general meeting.
Moyola Aged Care held its annual general meeting Thursday reporting a successful year with a huge amount of community support demonstrated through its fundraiser for the new wing.
The new Margaret Love wing was opened by the fundraising sub-committee chair Alan Clement on September 16.
Committee on management spokesman Sam Green thanked the building and fundraising sub-committees for their hard work and dedication.
‘‘We look forward to seeing the first residents moving into the new wing from the start of November,’’ he said.
Mr Green said Moyola had another strong year financially and now manages assets in excess of $20
‘‘Moyola is a significant provider of aged-care services and is well placed to meet the growing demands of the community,’’ he said.
‘‘Moyola successfully underwent re-accreditation and was assessed as meeting all the standards.
‘‘The successful re-accreditation is testament to the continued dedication of staff and they are to be commended for their efforts in providing the highest standard of care to residents.’’
Mr Green said in the past few months Moyola was unfortunate to lose two key management staff.
He acknowledged the contribution of Sharon Felsbourg and Rebecca Abbey, adding the committee wished them well in their future endeavours.
Mr Green said Wendy Cann, a registered nurse was appointed to the position of clinical care manager and had settled into the role of ensuring residents at the Lodge continue to receive the care they require.
‘‘It was with great pleasure that the committee of management announced at the AGM, the appointment of Polly Devine to the position of executive service manager,’’ he said.
‘‘Polly brings with her more than 20 years experience in the aged-care industry and will start on November 28.
‘‘The committee looks forward to working with the new executive service manager and seeing the new wing fully occupied as soon as possible.’’
Police have released an image of a man they wish to speak to following an incident at SPC Ardmona in Shepparton, involving a package later found to be non-threatening.
Most people at the J C Lowe Oval left on Saturday evening talking about the game but not the result. Pigeon Coach Chris Kennedy summed up the feeling adequately when he said after the game; “it was a frustrating game, but my players weren’t responsible for the frustration.”
The move to extend the Tatura War Memorial area and honour Victoria Cross hero Robert Mactier with the erection of a statue in the Hogan St gardens named in his honour, continues.
A Kyabram man who struck a cyclist on Echuca-Moama bridge with a beer can thrown from the vehicle he was in was convicted and fined $400 in Moama Local Court on Wednesday.
A Rochester mother told a health forum about the devastating effect drugs have had on her family.
Over six hours of junior football is scheduled for Kyabram Recreation Reserve this Sunday.
Ten people were injured after Two Australian Light Armoured Vehicles (ASLAV) collided during a training course at the Puckapunyal Military Training Range in on Wednesday, May 22.
The Finley Apex Sports and Community Centre has secured a $500,000 grant from Regional Development Australia.
A purpose-built bike, equipped with amateur radio, will be on the O'Keefe Rail Trail tomorrow.
Cobram residents John Anderson and Ian Cobb will race down memory lane this weekend when they compete in the annual Historic Winton.
Deniliquin Fire and Rescue's open day has been hailed a success by captain Bill Muirhead.
The Department of Environment and Primary Industries (DEPI) is investigating incidents of abortion or still-births under the Lamb and Kid Mortality Surveillance Project.(LKSMP).
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