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Cheers to the Good 'ol Days

18th Dec 2018

Congratulations to all who were born in the 1930s, 40s, 50s, 60s and early 70s First, we survived being born to mothers who smoked and/or drank while they carried us and lived in houses made of asbestos. They took aspirin, ate blue cheese, raw egg ...

Caring for Older People in Warmer Weather

4th Dec 2018

High temperatures are often experienced across Australia every summer and you must be alert to the possibility of heatwaves. Families and carers need to be particularly aware of the severe hazards associated with extreme heat events. Older people liv...

National Carers Week 2018

17th Oct 2018

Inverell Home Support Program celebrated Inverell carers this week with a special luncheon for 16 Carer Support Group members.  This year's theme was "I care". Inverell Home Support Program would like to acknowledge all of the wonderful carers...

Walk for Dementia 2018

17th Sep 2018

It was a delightful spring day for a stroll along the Macintyre, Walking for Dementia 2018. Sandy, Kim and Robyn led the colourful group of walkers who gathered to support our local Dementia Support Program. Thank you to our lovely band of supporte...

Volunteer Profile: Andrew Woodhead

29th Aug 2018

Volunteering as a Way of Life Why do you Volunteer? Because it’s fun, that’s why! Veteran volunteer Andrew Woodhead has forty years of volunteering behind him and no intention of stopping. ‘I believe my life has been great and you...

Volunteer Profile: Shirley Muggleton

14th Aug 2018

You Don’t Have to be There 24-7 Why Do You Volunteer? When Shirley Muggleton responded to an ad in the newspaper 7 years ago, she knew exactly what she was doing and why. She wanted to give back. Inverell Home Support Program recruited her a...

Biggest Morning Tea 2018

30th May 2018

Today Inverell Home Support Program hosted The Biggest Morning Tea. Fantastic turn out with 51 people attending, raising a total of $417.00 for the Cancer Council. Huge thank you to Sandy Jeffrey for all her efforts in organising the event. She ...

What volunteering means

29th May 2018

During our Volunteers luncheon recently we asked them what volunteering meant to them. I volunteer because... Volunteering is... My volunteering has... Please click the photos to view the responses. If you are interested in learning more abo...

Inverell Home Support honours volunteers with free lunch

28th May 2018

“You may not realise it, but you are real-life superheroes,” Robin Campbell told a room full of Inverell Home Support (formerly HACC) volunteers on Wednesday.  The service was thrilled to reward the group for their generosity ...

Volunteers Week 2018

23rd May 2018

To celebrate National Volunteer Week 2018 we took our volunteers to lunch. It's a great time to thank all the amazing volunteers who give up their time to make our programs possible and enjoyable. If you are interested in learning more about being p...

Caring About Memory Loss in Inverell

7th May 2018

Caring for others, giving time, energy and enthusiasm is a job that may not appeal to everyone. But for Sandy Jeffrey, this is the place in which she excels. Sandy has been with Inverell Home Support Services for six years, providing tailored progra...

Seniors Week Luncheon 2018

11th Apr 2018

Today over 200 people attended our Seniors Week Luncheon. A beautiful morning tea and a two course luncheon at the RSM Inverell with people from Ashford, Warialda, Tingha, Gilgai and Inverell. Entertainment included The Golden Singers, Poetry by Ma...

New session commencing - Train Your Brain

6th Apr 2018

New Session Commencing Sharpen Your Memory and learn new things -Improve Your Brain Fitness! When: Thursdays, for 10 weeks. Time: 9.30am - 10.30am Where: Activities Room, 48 Oliver Street, Inverell Cost: FREE Participants must be over 65  ...

Upcoming Event - Seniors Week Luncheon 2018

12th Mar 2018

WHEN: Wednesday 11th April 2018 WHERE: INVERELL RSM CLUB, AUDITORIUM TIME: 10am—2.00pm COST: $10.00 per head. This includes morning tea, a 2 course meal and entertainment! Tickets are on sale at Inverell ...

Recently Diagnosed with Dementia

22nd Feb 2018

Dementia Australia Initiative Tamworth Workshop for those living with Dementia 11am - 1.30pm Tamworth Community Centre Free of charge See flyer for details:...