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Meals on wheels volunteers deliver lamingtons and Anzac biscuits

25 January 2019
Suncare Meals on Wheels volunteers have cooked and prepared 150 lamingtons and 150 Anzac biscuits for the Rotary Club of Mooloolaba in time for Australia Day. Rotary Club President Geoff Hopkins contacted Suncare’s Community and Wellbeing Manager Mat Walker to ask if Meal on Wheels could supply the club with some tasty treats for its Australia Day...
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My Aged Care Learning Environment online

14 January 2019
The My Aged Care Learning Environment for the My Aged Care Screening and Assessment Workforce is now available online. The Learning Environment provides seamless access to up-to-date and new content in an interactive online experience. For more information about course enrolment and access to the new Learning Environment, contact CIT Solutions at...
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Gibir Galangur fishing trip

11 January 2019
The GIBIR GALANGUR Men's Wellbeing Program is having a fishing day out. Transport will be available on the day, participants can also drive their own cars and meet at the location for the fishing. When: Thursday 7 February 2019 Where: Military Jetty Golden Beach, gathering at the BBQ area south of the jetty. Meet at Suncare Community Centre 2-6...
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Collaborative community artwork

07 January 2019
Suncare's Nandjimadji and Articulationz art groups, together with the Gibir Galangur men’s group, have been working on a collaborative project at the Sunshine Coast 60 and Better venue in Buddina. The mural is based on the importance of community and a special meeting place where people can come together and live in harmony. The art groups had been...
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Dementia app engages family members

03 January 2019
Dementia Australia has released a free iPad app to help family members connect and communicate with loved ones who are living with dementia. Often family members struggle to interact and engage with a family member who no longer recognises them. This application assists with engaging the family members and results in a ‘Better Visit’ for everyone....
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Friends enjoy Christmas wonderland at Day Respite Centre

17 December 2018
It was a full house for the Maroochydore Day Respite Centre’s (MDRC) Christmas lunch last week. The lunch provided a great opportunity for everyone to catch up with all the friends they had made throughout the year, recalling their favourite outings and activities. Everyone enjoyed the outings to Bankfoot House, the Apollonian Hotel, and Mooloolaba...
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Information stall for volunteers - Sunshine Plaza

10 December 2018
Suncare's Community Engagement Manager Rob Cross was at the Sunshine Plaza in Maroochydore today, spreading the word about the great work our volunteers do in the community. Rob and the team aim to encourage others to look further at the benefits of volunteering. Volunteering, making a difference in people's lives Volunteering is a wonderful way to...
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Christmas celebration recognises volunteer contributions

07 December 2018
About 100 volunteers, staff and guests enjoyed festive celebrations at the Suncare Christmas party in Maroochydore last Saturday 1 December. The lunch was a thank you for Suncare’s dedicated volunteers who donate their time through Suncare’s Meals on Wheels, community transport and day respite services. CEO Russell Mason said volunteers were an...
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Final farewell to Aunty Betty McMahon

06 December 2018
It is with great sadness that we say a final farewell to Historical Elder Aunty Betty McMahon, who passed away on Sunday, December 2. Aunty Betty McMahon has been a large part of Suncare Community Services for many years. She joined Suncare Committee on the 30 September 2013 and was a devoted committee member until her retirement in July 2015....
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Suncare supports Rotary Christmas lunch

05 December 2018
Mooloolaba Rotary Club’s Seniors Christmas lunch was a great example of collaboration between our organisations, with Suncare providing marketing, transport and catering support for this year’s event. Suncare’s Meals on Wheels team catered for the 275 guests who were entertained by Ken O’Flaherty and a surprise vocal set from State Member for...
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