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Mercy Health is a Catholic organisation grounded in a 2,000-year tradition of caring for others. Founded by the Sisters of Mercy, we provide a variety of hospital and healthcare services for physical, emotional, social and spiritual wellbeing.
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The Imagine Fund aims to support aged care residents to achieve something they’ve always dreamed of, which was otherwise not possible.
Imagine there were a number of experiences or achievements that you hoped to have or accomplished during your lifetime but hadn’t – the bucket list. Imagine if there were things that could make your life easier,more interesting and kept you connected with family.
Well, for a number of our residents in our aged care homes and clients we care for at their home, they still have many dreams and aspirations to accomplish. Some also don’t have the family support, or the means to be able to fulfil these dreams. This fund has been established to help them achieve these!
The Imagine Fund enhances quality of life for older Australians by:
Examples of support provided through the Imagine Fund include:
To support the Imagine Fund, call 03 8416 7766, email email@example.com, or make a donation online.
Mercy Place Colac resident Bob Joyce had his Olympic dream fulfilled through the Mercy Health Foundation Imagine Fund.
Virtual reality glasses are far more than entertainment for our aged care residents: they are opening doors to memories, feelings and the power of the imagination.
“Music is a necessity in aged care,” Betty says. “It is just so wonderful that something like this can help someone at a time when they need it most.”
Last reviewed March 23, 2018.