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Horizon House Dianella caregivers with one of the first babies accommodated by the service

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  • Celebrating success in PNG

    The Social Outreach International Health team has been working with the Brothers of St John of God (SJG) to build the capacity of local health service providers in Papua New Guinea’s remote Walamu region since 2010.

    Date: 20.11.15
  • PNDA Awareness Week

    More than 2,700 new parents accessed Raphael Services during the 2014/15 financial year after being diagnosed with a perinatal mental disorder whilst pregnant with, or following the arrival of their child.

    Date: 19.11.15
  • Bringing Horizon House Broome boys to Perth

    This year our St John of God Horizon Houses have benefited from the hard work and generosity of several groups of caregivers who’ve completed various Mission Mentoring programs in support of this important service.

    Date: 19.11.15
  • 2015 highlights

    Group Social Outreach 2015 highlights

    Date: 13.11.15
  • Annie's story

    Horizon House Tier 2 resident, Annie is a truly inspirational young lady.

    Date: 11.11.15
  • Horizon House resident named as WA Youth Awards finalist

    Horizon House Tier 3 resident Jasmine Mountford has been announced as a finalist in this year’s WA Youth Awards.

    Date: 06.11.15
  • WorkSafe recognition for Social Outreach

    St John of God (SJG) Social Outreach in Western Australia has been recognised for its excellence in Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) with a WorkSafe Plan Gold Certificate of Achievement.

    Date: 02.11.15
  • Celebrating 25 years of community support

    As part of St John of God Murdoch Hospital's commitment to Social Outreach, two of its caregivers work as Social and Emotional Wellbeing workers at South Lake Ottey Family and Neighbourhood Centre.

    Date: 20.10.15
  • PIMH simulation training

    St John of God (SJG) Social Outreach Early Years has collaborated with the SJGHC Simulated Learning Environment team to create a new resource to help fill a critical PIMH training gap.

    Date: 15.10.15
  • Odd Socks for mental health awareness

    Showing that everyone can have an ‘odd day’, caregivers at St John of God Mt Lawley Hospital donned mismatched socks to support ‘Odd Socks Day’.

    Date: 02.10.15
  • NDIS agreement to improve lives of people with a disability in Victoria.

    The Victorian Government in partnership with the Commonwealth Government outlined the rollout of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) in Victoria over the next three years commencing on 1st July 2016.

    Date: 22.09.15
  • PDP and NDP update

    Over the last 12 months, the St John of God (SJG) Social Outreach International Health team based in Timor-Leste has made significant progress, much of which has been the culmination of more than a decade of dedicated work.

    Date: 21.09.15
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