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SPEECH PATHOLOGY WEEK VIDEO - LOUISE


Speech Pathology Week 2021 … To celebrate, Louise will be sharing our daily Key Word Sign video to teach you some useful words and phrases. Hi, I'm Louise. Happy Speech Pathology Week! Seeing as this…

SPEECH PATHOLOGY WEEK VIDEO - JASMIN


Speech Pathology Week 2021 … To celebrate, Sarah will be sharing our daily Key Word Sign video to teach you some useful words and phrases. Hi, I'm Jasmin, Happy Speech Pathology Week! I’m here to…

SPEECH PATHOLOGY WEEK VIDEO - Sarah


Speech Pathology Week 2021 … To celebrate, Sarah will be sharing our daily Key Word Sign video to teach you some useful words and phrases. Happy Speech Pathology Week … The first key word sign I’m…

SPEECH PATHOLOGY WEEK VIDEO - BETH


Speech Pathology Week 2021 … To celebrate, Beth will be sharing our daily Key Word Sign video to teach you some useful words and phrases. The first Key Word Sign I'm going to show you today is ‘Mum.’…

Current COVID Statement 23 August 2021


23 August, 2021 … NOTICE TO PARTICIPANTS AND FAMILIES … In response to the Victorian Government’s latest announcement on changes to Victoria wide Lockdown for Coronavirus (COVID – 19), Mpower has…

SPEECH PATHOLOGY WEEK VIDEO - JAMI


Speech Pathology Week 2021 … To celebrate, Jami will be sharing our daily Key Word Sign video to teach you some useful words and phrases. “Communication is everyone’s right”. To celebrate, we’ll be…

COVID Check in requirements 19 August 2021


19 August, 2021 … NOTICE TO PARTICIPANTS AND FAMILIES … In line with Government requirements for COVID-19, anyone accessing Mpower sites will now be required to scan the Vic Gov QR code to Check-in.

MEET MPOWERS TEAM - Nelson


MEET NELSON | Nelson is a Senior Disability Support Worker at Mpower providing recreational, social opportunities and personal support TO participants through a variety of programs. Being able to…

Current COVID Statement 09 August 2021


09 August, 2021 … NOTICE TO PARTICIPANTS AND FAMILIES … In response to the Victorian Government’s latest announcement on changes to Victoria wide restrictions for Coronavirus (COVID – 19), Mpower has…

Current COVID Statement 05 August 2021


05/08/2021 … NOTICE TO PARTICIPANTS AND FAMILIES … In response to the Victorian Government’s latest announcement on changes to Victoria wide restrictions for Coronavirus (COVID – 19), Mpower has…

Current COVID Statement 27 July 2021


27 July, 2021 … NOTICE TO PARTICIPANTS AND FAMILIES … In response to the Victorian Government’s latest announcement on changes to Victoria wide restrictions for Coronavirus (COVID – 19), Mpower has…

Current COVID Statement


NOTICE TO PARTICIPANTS AND FAMILIES … In response to the Victorian Government’s latest announcement on changes to Victoria wide restrictions for Coronavirus (COVID – 19), Mpower has implemented the…

VALE JOHN McGRATH


Mpower remembers former MLA John McGrath who helped us get started all those years ago. His donation of a set of tyres to raffle, back in 1975 gave the early organisation a sense of having a base to…

KIDZ IN THE COMMUNITY


Kids in the Community kicked off with a visit to Tower Hill Reserve . Ash and Kaylan were keeping an eye out for Koalas and Emus. Mpower part of our community since 1975.

MEET MPOWER'S TEAM - Sandya


Sandya is Mpower’s Manager of Business and Plan Management leading the Finance and Plan Management Team. Commencing in May 2021, Sandya finds the most inspiring part of her role at Mpower is that she…

MEET MPOWER'S TEAM - Cloe


Cloe is a Targeted Care Package Key Worker within the Family Services Team. Cloe provides creative, specialised placement and support options for children and young people in foster/kinship care with…

MPOWER IS GROWING - JOIN US!


Mpower is growing Join us! We have a range of full time, part time and casual positions available; … • Speech Pathologists … • Occupational Therapists (including a senior OT role) • Behaviour Support…

MPOWER LOCKDOWN ARRANGEMENTS


In response to the Victorian Government’s latest announcement on changes to Victoria wide restrictions for Coronavirus (COVID – 19), Mpower has implemented changes to their service delivery. Mpower…

NEW CEO JOINS MPOWER


It is an absolute pleasure to be joining Mpower as CEO. More than anything, I am delighted to have this opportunity. It’s a privilege to join such an extraordinary agency, with such a dedicated team…

CEO RETIRES


CEO RETIRES / Mpower Board, staff and colleagues came together to celebrate the long standing contribution of retiring Mpower CEO Kerry Nelson. Kerry who retires today after 20 years at the helm of…

PARTICIPANTS GUIDE TO PLAN MANAGEMENT AT MPOWER


NDIS PLAN MANAGEMENT | Mpower’s experienced Plan Management Team understand that navigating your own NDIS funding may be difficult and overwhelming, that is why we have developed a useful guide to…

SUPPORT FOR CARERS PROGRAM


SUPPORT FOR CARERS PROGRAM | A day out for our valued Carers to try out Table tennis at Warrnambool Table Tennis Association followed by lunch Warrnambool Football Netball Club. Their smiles say it…

QR CODE FOR COVID - 19 SCREENING


From Tuesday 9 March 2021, Mpower has moved to a new method of COVID screening for employees, clients and visitors. When visiting any Mpower site you will be asked to scan the QR code on entry.

INTERNATIONAL WOMENS DAY


Happy international Women’s Day! Here at Mpower, we are proud to support this day. In celebration, we have created this short video highlighting the role of women in leadership, the part we play in…

WE'RE BACK!


All services and programs have recommenced at Mpower.

COVID 19 - PROGRAM CANCELLATIONS


MPOWER PROGRAM CANCELLATIONS AND OFFICE CLOSURE … Due to Stage Four Restrictions being imposed as of 11:59 Friday 12 February Mpower is cancelling the following programs: After School Program…

CAPACITY BUILDING RESEARCH


Mpower’s Therapy Team not only provide a range of individual and group based programs, they also participate in research projects. Speech Pathologist, Jasmin recently co-authored a research article…

LITTLE RAY OF GIVING


Mpower therapists Sarah, Ruby, Jasmin and Meg received the most amazing gifts from Ray White Rural Camperdown through community donations.These gifts will be distributed to families in need.

CELEBRATING STAFF SERVICE & ACHIEVEMENT


At Mpower’s recent AGM Heather and Deb were recognised for their significant milestone of 20 years and 10 years service respectively and Dionne for her commitment to Mpower’s value of New Learning…

MEET MPOWER'S TEAM - Letitia


Meet Letitia … Letitia is Mpower’s Targeted Care Package Key Worker who works as part of the Family Services Team. The TCP provides creative, specialised placement and support options for children…

MEET MPOWER'S TEAM - TRENT


Meet Trent. Trent is the newest member of Mpower's Carer Support Team. He is passionate about helping people feel supported in their caring role. Many will already know him from Disability Services…

MEET MPOWER'S TEAM - Beth


Meet Beth … Beth is a Speech Pathologist in Mpower's Early Intervention Team. Her role supports communication development through play, often using the participant's interests to reach their goals.

MEET MPOWER'S TEAM - REBEKAH


Meet Rebekah … Rebekah is a Psychologist who works in the Early Childhood Intervention Team. Rebekah understands the important role parents and carers play in helping their child achieve their…

45 YEARS ON FOR MPOWER


A small group of local families concerned about the lack of support decided to do something about it and proved that where there’s a need there’s a community ready to help. Forty-five years later…

SUPPORT FOR SIBLINGS


A 6 week program developed and run by Kate Strohm of Siblings Australia Inc. and facilitated by Mpower allows siblings to feel less isolated and help them to build resilience. For bookings contact…

MPOWER COVID-19 STATEMENT (SEPT 2020)


NOTICE TO Participants and families … In response to the Victorian Government’s latest announcement on changes to regional responses to Coronavirus (COVID – 19) and the move to the second step of…

WARRNAMBOOL CITY - CHANGING PLACES


Changing Places facilities are large public toilets with full sized change tables and hoists for people with high support needs and their carers. Features include: • Adult sized change table: height…

SPEECH PATHOLOGY WEEK


SPEECH PATHOLOGY WEEK | Speech Pathology Australia’s theme for 2020 is ‘communicating with confidence.’ Mpower’s team of Speech Pathologists strive to achieve this goal for children and can assist…

RED CROSS - COVID-19 EXTREME HARDSHIP SUPPORT PROGRAM


Australian Red Cross - COVID-19 Extreme Hardship Support Program Information.

MPOWER COVID STATEMENT


NOTICE TO Participants and families … In response to the Victorian Government’s latest announcement on changes to regional responses to Coronavirus (COVID – 19) and the move to Level 3 restrictions…

Vale Judy Jongebloed


President, Board and Staff mourn the recent passing of Mpower Life Member Judy Jongebloed. Read Judy's story from Mpower's 40 years celebration book below.

AMAZE SESSIONS


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MPOWER - VIRTUAL CONNECTIVITY


Mpower goes with virtual connectivity or whatever it takes to constantly make sure all of our participants are engaged and their needs are still being met during these challenging COVID-19 times. The…

MEET MPOWER'S TEAM - Emma


Meet Emma … Emma is a Support Worker in our Disability Services Team. Emma enjoys assisting her clients in their homes and the community, helping them to be independent and meet their goals. She…

MEET MPOWER'S TEAM - Naomi


Meet Naomi … Naomi is an Occupational Therapist and part of the Mpower Hamilton Team. She is passionate about walking alongside parents in their journey and supporting children at the most critical…

TEAM MEETINGS TURNED ONLINE


Team meetings turned online! Despite the challenges facing our south-west community due to COVID-19, Mpower staff are staying connected and working hard to ensure high-quality service delivery to our…

MEET MPOWER'S TEAM - Sarah


Meet Sarah … Sarah is a Speech Pathologist who works as part of our Early Intervention Team. Sarah is passionate about working with children and their families to develop their communication skills…

VALID - FREE FAMILIES AS PLANNING PARTNERS NDIS COURSE


Valid are running a FREE online course for families who want to better understand the NDIS. For further details click on "Download PDF" below.

MEET MPOWER'S TEAM - Mitchell


Meet Mitch … Mitch is a Support Worker and part of Mpower's Disability Services Team. Mitch is passionate about working with people of all ages and supporting them to reach their goals. Outside of…

NEW ECI ALLIED HEALTH ASSISTANT TRAINEES


Welcome to the Mpower Family! Introducing our new ECI Allied Health Assistant trainees, Ashlee and Sienna. The duo are completing their Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance by gaining hands-on…

MEET MPOWER'S TEAM - Judi


Meet Judi … Judi is the Senior Carer Services Coordinator with Mpower's Carer Support Team. Judi's role is to support unpaid carers of someone who is frail, aged or has dementia or someone of any age…

EARLY DAYS AND AMAZE - FREE WORKSHOPS AVAILABLE


Early Days and Amaze are offering some great FREE online sessions. Check the details below:

MEET MPOWER'S TEAM - Rachel


Meet Rachel … Rachel is a Senior Occupational Therapist with the Early Intervention Team at Mpower. Rachel loves engaging with young children through their play. She is enthusiastic about involving…

THERAPY LOOKS DIFFERENT


Mpower's Early Intervention Team are able to provide therapy from a distance using Telehealth. We are pleased we can continue to see and interact with you through the screen to ensure your therapy…

MEET MPOWER'S TEAM - Pattrina


Meet Pattrina … Pattrina is the Team Leader for Integrated Family Services. Integrated Family Services provide support to improve outcomes for vulnerable children and young people by working with…

MPOWER COVID-19 STATEMENT


7th April, 2020 … NOTICE TO Participants and families … In response to the emerging outbreak of Coronavirus (COVID – 19) around the world. Mpower has implemented the following actions in order to…

NDIS NEW RULES IN RESPONSE TO COVID-19


NDIS update … NDIS have put new rules in place in response to COVID-19 … Full information can be found on the NDIS website https://www.ndis.gov.au/news/4676-covid-19-updates … In summary the NDIS…

MEET MPOWER'S TEAM - Eve


Meet Eve … Eve is one of our Senior Speech Pathologists and has been part of the Early Intervention Team for three years. Eve's therapy sessions are not only held at Mpower, but also in families'…

MEET MPOWER'S TEAM - Angie


Meet Angie … Angie is a Support Worker and part of Mpower's Disability Services Team. She is passionate about her role and a strong advocate for fairness and equality. Outside of Mpower Angie enjoys…

MEET MPOWER'S TEAM - Sue


Meet Sue … Sue is an Early Intervention Teacher working from our Hamilton office. Sue is passionate about supporting children on a one to one basis within the classroom and in therapy sessions. When…

MEET MPOWER'S TEAM - Tracey


Meet Tracey … Tracey is an Early Childhood Intervention Assistant at Mpower. She supports children in a variety of settings as well as making resources. Outside of Mpower, Tracey is a busy mum of…

MEET MPOWER'S TEAM - Ruby


Meet Ruby … Ruby is an Occupational Therapist working with the 0-7 age group in our Early Intervention Team. Ruby helps children achieve their goals in all aspects of everyday life and has plenty of…

MEET MPOWER'S TEAM - Dionne


Meet Dionne … Dionne is a member of Mpower's NDIS Plan Management Team. She enjoys working together with families to reach their NDIS goals, assisting them to gain independence through their "Choice…

MEET MPOWER'S TEAM - Luke


Meet Luke … Luke is a Support Worker and part of Mpower's Disability Services Team working across our diverse range of programs. Outside of Mpower Luke loves the outdoors, fishing, body boarding…

MEET MPOWER'S TEAM - Jami


Meet Jami … Jami is a Speech Pathologist with our Hamilton Team. Jami enjoys working with young children and their families in her community. Outside of Mpower Jami enjoys cooking and walking her…

MEET MPOWER'S TEAM - Jasmin


Meet Jasmin … Jasmin is a Speech Pathologist who works as part of our Early Intervention Team. Jasmin is passionate about the development of children's speech and language and works with children…

WUNTA-FUL DAY


What a Wunta-ful way to start the day! Mpower staff volunteered to serve breakfast to the early risers in our community. The breakfast, cooked by Rotary Club of Warrnambool Daybreak, is an annual…

2020 EARLY CHILDHOOD INTERVENTION TEAM


Meet Mpower's 2020 Early Childhood Intervention Team! The multi-disciplinary team of experienced and skilled teachers and therapists recognise that each family is unique and provide a range of…