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It has been three years since the amalgamation of Hepburn Health Service and Kyneton District Health to become Central Highlands Rural Health. Board Chair Phillip Thomson reflects on this milestone, the community benefits, and the growing depth of talent across the health service and at the Board level. After almost nine years of dedicated service, […]

Fun & Games at Creswick Aged Care

Wally and Bill settled in for another round of virtual soccer at their favourite table at Creswick Aged Care thanks to funding provided by the Foundation for Rural & Regional Renewal (FRRR).   The recently installed Torvertafel virtual reality unit aims to support the social, emotional, cognitive and physical wellbeing of residents and is a […]

LOCAL ARTIST GIVES GIFTS THAT KEEP ON GIVING

Local artist Kim Barter has been caring for Daylesford Hospital patients in more ways than one for over 12 years. Not only has Kim regularly donated funds from the sale of her postcard art collection she has also established and maintained the garden outside the hospital’s palliative care room. She designed the garden and outdoor […]

FINAL COMMUNITY NEWSLETTER FOR 2022

The final Community Newsletter for the year is now available for download. The newsletter is jam-packed with news, including a profile on our new Board Chair and three new Directors. Download and read it today. Community Newsletter Nov 2022

MADDICKS FAMILY ESTATE DONATES $100K TO DAYLESFORD HOSPITAL

The Maddicks family estate has been supporting the Daylesford Hospital since 1999 thanks to family friend and executor Tim Byrne, who recently donated $100k, bringing the total giving to an incredible $273k. This latest donation will be used to purchase essential equipment for use in the hospital’s acute care facility and operating theatre. The Maddicks […]

MACEDON RANGES COMMUNITY RAISE FUNDS FOR PALLIATIVE CARE

The Mount Macedon Realty: Wooling Hill Run 2022 has been run but it’s not yet done raising funds for Kyneton Health’s palliative care in the home service. The community were invited to visit the beautiful grounds of the Wooling Hill Memorial Estate to run, walk or wheel the all-abilities course from 1 to 30 October. […]

CUTTING-EDGE PROGRAM LAUNCHES IN DAYLESFORD

  A group of Daylesford College students last week celebrated the launch of a cutting-edge gardening program. Mow2Grow is a Central Highlands Rural Health Population Health initiative in partnership with the college that aims to promote student self-esteem, confidence, and emotional intelligence and improve their overall mental well-being through hands-on learning outside the classroom. The […]

JOIN HAYDEN & KAREN WALKING FOR KYNETON HEALTH

Dynamic duo, Hayden Walsh and Karen O’Sullivan who recently launched their book ‘If I can, you can’, are teaming up once again for a special project and asking the community to participate in the Mount Macedon Realty: Wooling Hill Run 2022 this October to raise funds for Kyneton Health’s Palliative Care in the Home program. […]

SEEING THE PERSON BEYOND DEMENTIA

Jeff is the Treehouse’s 2022 footy tipping champion.   And he picked the winner of last weekend’s two preliminary finals. A die-hard Cats supporter, we know who he’ll be barracking for come Saturday.   Growing up in Spotswood, Jeff, played football at Footscray before heading overseas to Yorkshire in the United Kingdom in his early […]

CHARITY RUN SPONSORS REVVED UP TO RAISE $60,000 FOR PALLIATIVE CARE VAN

Kyneton Health’s Macedon Ranges Community Nursing team is pleased to be the recipient of the proceeds from the upcoming Mount Macedon Realty: Wooling Hill Run 2022. The event hosts of next month’s Mount Macedon Realty: Wooling Hill Run 2022, Troy and Liddy Upfield, are revved up to raise $60,000 to buy a new van for […]