health update

Visualising veins to ease client anxiety

Published: 18th June 2021

Vein finders are non-invasive hand-held devices that are used to locate hard-to-find veins for blood sampling and other procedures. They also have other less obvious benefits, like easing client anxiety and building connections with people who are less likely to engage in healthcare services.

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Cooking, Recovery & Connections

Published: 28th May 2021

Public housing residents in North Melbourne and Flemington know that food is an international language that needs no translation. Coming together following the hard lockdown experienced by public housing communities last year, residents have put together a cookbook, ‘Cooking, Recovery & Connections’ to celebrate community resilience and recovery.

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Older Person’s High Rise Program residents get vaccinated

Published: 23rd April 2021

As part of the vaccine rollout to people living in high-risk accommodation, cohealth has been arranging for group vaccinations of residents from cohealth's Older Persons High Rise (OPHR) program.  On Thursday, 18 older people from the OPHR program were transported to West Melbourne vaccination clinic by taxi to get the COVID-19 vaccine, with a great deal of excitement...

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