In early 2006, the Council of Australian Governments (COAG) announced an agreement designed to reduce the number of younger people with a disability living in residential aged care (RAC) facilities. A bilateral agreement between the Commonwealth and the State was signed, committing $60.2 million in joint funding for Victoria over five years.
We got to the ground at around Half Time, despite James being a little bit anxious about the noise of the crowd at first he soon settled in and seemed to be happy decked out in his Geelong kit. To make the night even better Geelong went on to win the game and as the Geelong Club Song rang out around the ground James started to laugh.
At the end of April, we were informed that James had been allocated a bed at the soon to be built Villa Maria facility in Alphington. James’ tenure at Gardenview is due to expire at the end of 2008. We had been faced with the prospect of finding a suitable nursing home for him; now… Read more »