Author Archives: Suzanne Tonks

Now in her 70’s, Annie looks back 10 years in order to make her plans for the future

Coming out from Ireland at a young age, Annie always valued her close family here in Australia. With a loving husband, a daughter and two stepsons, Annie lives a happy life in her beautiful home in leafy Langwarrin, surrounded by her many memories and what is most important to her. “It’s more spacious than you

Physio and Fitness Clinic’s Principal Physiotherapist Morgan Deegan shares why it is always important to look at individual goals when it comes to fitness, at any age.

Within walking distance to the beautiful bayside beach of Seaford, Physio and Fitness Clinic sits on Nepean Highway servicing locals near and far to help achieve their individual physio and fitness goals. Sitting down with Principal Physiotherapist and Practice Director Morgan Deegan, Prestige Inhome Care discovered the varied and vast scope of clients who regularly

Everyday, Prestige Inhome Care Relationship Manager Nina discovers a new story and develops a new solution for those wanting to maintain their independence at home. It is a diverse and varied role, and for Nina, she cares about it all.

Relationships, connection and care are all central to Nina’s life at Prestige Inhome Care. Every day, Nina is out in the community speaking with people about the solutions and services at hand that can help individuals maintain their independence at home, often bringing to light a whole new world that was previously unknown. “A lot

Angela Rudock had teenagers when she took the plunge to return to University to make her passion for Palliative Care and Social Work a reality. Now, years later, she is helping people every day during this important time.

It takes courage to return to University later in life, but that is exactly what social worker Angela Rudock did to pursue her passion for palliative care. Today, Angela works in one of Melbourne’s leading specialist palliative care hospitals, where clients are provided with medical support, nursing, pastoral care, counselling and physiotherapy, before returning home

A look back at 2018 and a celebration of some of the wonderful people that deliver care to our community every day. Thank you.

The journey to becoming a carer is as diverse and inspiring as the people who deliver the care. Carers from varying backgrounds and nationalities, with different interests and ambitions, are all bound together by one single mission. To care. This year, we sat down with some of the wonderful people delivering care in our communities

The disability misnomer and exercising freedom when faced with Motor Neuron Disease

A passion for production, film, television and music made for an exciting and eventful career for Fabian. Now, facing the everyday challenges that MND poses on his life, Fabian is determined to highlight the freedom’s he still has and enjoys, even in the face of adversity. “It’s certainly a term that is misinterpreted – and

Life after stroke is the main focus of the Stroke Association of Victoria and the mission of Executive Director James Garland, who works to bring attention to the issue everyday.

When Nick McDonald sat down with Executive Director of the Stoke Association of Victoria in their centre in Geelong, there was a sense of hope in the air. Sitting within the main dining area of the centre were a group of several stroke survivors, each with their own story about their ongoing path to recovery

Working in the outdoors is a big part of Christian’s job and he loves every second of it.

Lawn mowing, Gardening, gutter cleaning, window washing. If it is a gardening job that needs to be done, Christian is the person for the job. Having worked in the fitness industry for more than 20 years, Christian was ready for a change and to head outdoors and work in the sunshine. And sometimes, the rain.

As a good friend of Hugh’s once said, he couldn’t get over the impression that the Depression caused.

100 year old Geelong local Hugh sat down with the Prestige Inhome Care team to talk about family, being in the Army and what he thinks the secret is to a good life. Set within a quiet street of Geelong, Hugh’s home is a place of memories and good times. Sitting in his loungeroom with

It is giving people their independence back that Prestige Inhome Care team member Jaclyn likes most about being a Carer.

Jaclyn has always been in the Care Industry. It is something that she believes is for people who are prepared to give. To give love and to selflessly give their all to make sure people can have the happiest lives they can have. “I love it because I feel that I give back,” said Jaclyn.