For many, Christmas is a time of joy and happiness, spent with those closest to you, but for many people it is the most difficult time of the year. With stress levels heightened by many factors; financial strain, family tensions, feelings of loneliness, the festive season can prove hard for people, and even harder for those with mental health issues.
Over the past seven months and more, Benetas and Macedon Ranges Health have been working hand-in-hand towards amalgamation. 1 July becomes an important date in the history of both organisations, signifying the momentous milestone where legally, the two became one.
31 January 2018: Macedon Ranges Health has won a 2018 Studer Group "Australian Healthcare Organisation of Distinction” Award. This award celebrates organisations that perform at an exceptional level and have achieved major improvements in organisational performance.
29 November 2017: At the 2017 AGM, MRH Board and management shared key achievements for the 2016/17 year with community members and industry stakeholders.
16 November 2017: The amalgamation of Macedon Ranges Health and Benetas has been supported following a vote by Macedon Ranges Health Members this week.
21 September 2017: Macedon Ranges Health won the “Not For Profit/Public Sector” category at the 2017 Macedon Ranges Business Excellence Awards.
1 August 2017: MRH welcomed a fantastic group of women to the MRH Centre for a workshop with the Royal Women’s Hospital on Friday 28th July.
1 August 2017: Macedon Ranges Health is delighted to be a finalist in the Not for Profit/Public Sector category for the 2017 Bendigo Bank Macedon Ranges Business Excellence Awards.
20 July 2017: The Men's Shed is very proud of Shedman Terry's recent completed project: a beautiful rocking horse for his granddaughter.
6 June 2017: Representatives from the Gisborne Golf Club Ladies Committee visited Macedon Ranges Health on Tuesday 6 June to present Don Tidbury (CEO) and Robyn Parish (Manager - Aged Care) with a cheque for the purchase of a Vital Signs Monitor and overbed tables for Gisborne Oaks.
16 May 2017: Macedon Ranges Health (MRH) was celebrated as a “Finalist” at the 2017 Leading Age Services Australian (LASA) Excellence In Care Awards.
11 May 2017: Our very own Community Nurse Louise Beer was one of only five national finalists for "Nurse or Midwife of the Year” at the 2017 HESTA Nursing and Midwifery Awards.
3 May 2017: Macedon Ranges Health (MRH) and Benetas have agreed to explore partnership opportunities in the provision of aged care and community services in the Macedon Ranges.