Fun Day lifts spirits at Guildford

By Kate Reid, 15 March 2019 , Comments

Hard times in life are unavoidable; the only thing we have control over is how we deal with them. After a tough few months at our Guildford accommodation, the staff found the perfect solution to raise the spirits of our customers – a Fun Day! Walking into the modern home and seeing smiling customers drawing,… Read more...

Teen School Holiday Program – Parramatta April 2019

Date: 15 April 2019

Our Teen School Holiday program is for teenagers who want to increase their social and community skills through new experiences, make new friends, gain new skills and build their confidence all while having fun. The Teen School Holiday program is delivered during school holidays, both in centre at Northcott Parramatta and in the community. The See event details

Teen School Holiday Program – Revesby April 2019

Date: 15 April 2019

Our Teen School Holiday program is for teenagers who want to increase their social and community skills through new experiences, make new friends, gain new skills and build their confidence all while having fun. The Teen School Holiday program is delivered during school holidays from specialised school facilities for the teenagers’ safety and enjoyment with See event details

Taree Information Evening – Supported Independent Living

Date: 10 April 2019

We invite you to an Information Evening : Northcott Supported Independent Living  Are you looking to take that next step to move out of home or are you unhappy with your current accommodation? Are you ready to live and socialise with like-minded people? Are you keen to move but not sure how to start that journey See event details

When a house becomes a home

“I feel happiest when I’m sitting on my verandah and I see a staff member come out with one of the other residents to pick some items from the vegetable garden.” Our resident Craig is talking about the community garden he has helped to create at Northcott’s five-villa complex in Merrylands where he has lived Read more...

Group therapy: Mastering Mealtimes

Date: 9 April 2019

For parents/carers of children aged 5 to 18 years Some children struggle to eat a variety of foods, which can make mealtimes a nightmare for parents/carers and their children. This group will increase parents/carers understanding of why their child might have difficulties and provide practical strategies to support their child towards happier and healthier mealtimes.  See event details

Carer and Me AAC

Group therapy: Using Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) Join Northcott therapists for a 4-day group therapy program for you and your child. This is for children aged 8-12 years who use or are learning to use AAC as their primary means of communication or as a support aid to their verbal communication. A parent/carer must Read more...

Teen Talk AAC

Group therapy: Using Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) Join Northcott therapists for a 4-day group therapy program for teenagers (13-18 years) who use AAC as their primary means of communication or as a support aid to their verbal communication. Learn about: Developing vocabulary, language and communication skills. Social skills such as making requests, using questions Read more...

Teen School Holiday Program – Campbelltown April 2019

Date: 15 April 2019

Our Teen School Holiday program is for teenagers who want to increase their social and community skills through new experiences, make new friends, gain new skills and build their confidence all while having fun. The Teen School Holiday program is delivered during school holidays from specialised school facilities for the teenagers’ safety and enjoyment with See event details

Adult Recreation – Hurstville

Date: 5 March 2019

If you are 18 years and older you can join the Northcott crew for barefoot bowling, the Easter Show or night clubbing, the choice is up to you! RSVP – call 1800 818 286 or email northcott@northcott.com.au Date Time Event Meeting Place   Activity Cost Tuesday 5 March 5pm – 10pm Barefoot Bowling @ Marrickville Bowling Club Northcott Hurstville Free entry, plus See event details

A new way of life for Kelly

“She just loves everything about it. I couldn’t tell you one thing. She’s just so happy.” This is the reply Sue gives when asked what she thinks her granddaughter Kelly likes best about living in her own home.  And it’s exactly the sort of reply our Housing and Supported Independent Living staff in Tamworth like Read more...

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