Low-cost variety boxes build people up

Low-cost variety boxes build people up

Every week, about 70 boxes packed full of fruit and vegetables from our local supplier roll out of our premises and into homes across south-east Sydney. Many seniors find it difficult to get to the shops on a regular basis due to physical challenges, so they’re a...
Robotic carers could be the way of the future

Robotic carers could be the way of the future

Our ageing population has prompted a move towards replacing carers with robots – but not everyone is convinced of the merits of such machines. A range of robots are already being used in the disability, aged care, education, and health sectors, and countries such as...
How vascular dementia changed our lives

How vascular dementia changed our lives

Carers face a challenging task, and outside support is essential. Ralph Skinner, 65, looks after his wife Kath full-time in their Botany home, and today he shares his story with us.   “My wife Kath has had vascular dementia for 11 years – but for three of...
Five Minutes with Lili

Five Minutes with Lili

In our new weekly series, we introduce you to each of the staff that make South Eastern Community Connect (SECC) what it is. Today we chat with the person responsible for making sure our clients get from A to B and lead richer, fuller lives through interaction with...
Five Minutes with Tina

Five Minutes with Tina

In our new weekly series, we introduce you to each of the staff that make SECC what it is. Today we chat with the lovely Tina, who can’t go past a Strawberry Watermelon Cake from Blackstar Pastry. The girl has good taste! 1. Hi Tina. What’s your role...

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