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Over $371K of extra funding to Otway Health

Otway Health is pleased to announce that our 2016 application to the Department of Health and Human Services (Victoria) for funding from the Regional Health Infrastructure Fund has been successful. In an announcement last Friday, Otway Health received the news that...

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Richard Riordan Opens New Resuscitation Facilities

Otway Health held the opening to its newly refurbished Resuscitation Room on Thursday 30th March and was pleased to host Richard Riordan, MP, Polwarth alongside Cynthia Scherer from the Give Where You Live Foundation in Geelong. In 2016 Give Where You Live provided...

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Your Health Check on the Radio

There is always a great deal going on at Otway Health. CEO Debra Cerasa talks to Bob Knowles about what is actually happening right now, what the local community can expect in the future and how best to share your thoughts, opinions and...

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Joint Announcement

Otway Health and the Apollo Bay and District Health Foundation Following several months of discussion and planning, the Otway Health (OH) Board of Directors together with the Apollo Bay & District Health Foundation (HF) Trustees are pleased to make the following...

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Official Opening Event – Community Invitation

Otway Health Board, CEO and Management invite you to join Richard Riordan, MP Polwarth and the Give Where You Live Foundation at the official opening of Otway Health’s newly refurbished Resuscitation Room. This refurbishment could not have occurred without the...

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Launching Otway Health’s Fundraising Raffle

Support Otway Health and go in the running to win adventure and local produce packages including: FIRST PRIZE over $1300 Holiday Great Ocean Road Accommodation for 4 Apollo Bay Aviation Helicopter ride for 1 Chris’s at Beacon Point fine dining voucher Fern Rainbow...

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Your Health Check on the Radio – build your own website

Apollo Bay's Neighbourhood House will be spending the better part of 2017 offering short courses to help small businesses develop. First course for the year is an Introduction to Wordpress, with tutor Sarah Bell, who is featured on this week's podcast.  If one of your...

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Men’s and Women’s Lunch Groups

The monthly lunch groups start this month for 2017. **Women’s - Friday 24 February** **Men’s - Monday 27 February** Both groups are held at the Apollo Bay Hotel from 12:30- 2pm and generously subsidised by the Apollo Bay Hotel. Bookings at Otway Health 5237...

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A Dementia Friendly Outing

In 2016 Otway Health was very fortunate to receive funding from the Department of Health and Human Services to renovate the residential Laura Pengilley Wing. This year, staff have been focused on rolling out the renovation featuring dementia friendly environments....

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Australia Day Award for Otway Health Volunteer

Otway Health volunteer, Frances Simm, was acknowledged for 52 years in voluntary service at Colac Otway Shire’s Australia Day ceremony in Apollo Bay. Frances received the Shire’s Community Service Award, celebrating the achievements and contributions made by...

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Otway Health’s Industry Garden of the Year 2016

This year Otway Health entered the Colac Otway Shire’s annual Garden Awards and won in the section of Industry Garden of the Year. Otway Health’s gardens are maintained by its Volunteer Gardening Team who attend to the grounds on a weekly basis. This award is a...

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Your Health Check on the Radio – a tribute to life.

Otway Health was saddened by the loss of Dr Jim Lawless last month. Dr Jim made a profound contribution to health care in Apollo Bay, practicing here for 41 years. In a tribute to Dr Jim, Otway Health has dedicated one of its radio programs to exploring his life and...

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Otway Health AGM 2016

Countless items have contributed to this year's donation of $160,000 to Otway Health from the Second Sails Opportunity Shop, presented at Otway Health's  2016 AGM. The volunteer program at Second Sails has over 30 dedicated individuals running one of the busiest shops...

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A Special Men’s Lunch

Otway Health thanks Beyond Blue ambassador Paul Walshe for speaking at the final Men’s Lunch for 2017. Paul shared his personal story about depression and recovery to open up discussion around mental health and keeping well. If you missed out on this powerful speaker,...

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