A community where there is confidence in aged care, where cultural diversity is truly celebrated and family and community remain connected.
MACS is dedicated to providing excellence in aged care to meet the culturally diverse needs of the community.
Welcome to the first edition of our redesigned MACS News. For quite some time I have been reflecting on our vision and asking myself “is MACS an organisation that does everything it can to ensure that family and community remain connected?” My thoughts then went to the 5 different editions of MACS News produced each month, within each program area and even within each Residential House.Read more
For Jenny Fry, home carer at MACS Geelong, the idea of empowering herself through accessing education wasn’t easy.
She hadn’t been in formal learning since she was sixteen; study was out of the question. She talked herself out of doing an aged care course for over five years, telling herself she simply couldn’t do it. It was either the study load or course content that intimated her. Yet, somewhere, deep down, she knew she wanted to feel she could have meaning, choice and competence in her job...