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Recognising the Contribution of our Staff standard

On Wednesday the 6th May forty past and present employees of Beechworth Health Service gathered to acknowledge this year's recipients of our staff service awards. The annual event recognises those staff who have worked at our organisation for 10, 15, 20, 25, 30 and 35 years. This is a great effort and we sincerely thank these people for the role they have played in shaping Beechworth Health ...

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BHS Remembers standard

More than 60 people gathered at Beechworth Health Service on ANZAC Day to remember those Australians and New Zealanders who had served in the defence forces and those who went to war and did not return. Mr Joe Ralph, on behalf of the Beechworth RSL, led The Ode and Captain Pauline Middleton of the Salvation Army read diary extracts of those who fought at Gallipoli. Wreaths were laid by residents, patients and staff. We were privileged to have members of the 4th 19th Prince of Wales Lighthorse in ...

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Changing Minds standard

We're all very excited with the launch of our Changing Minds project into Stringybark Lodge, one of our aged care units. This project is a partnership with Alzheimer's Australia (Vic), Charles Sturt University and BHS and involves the introduction and incorporation of the Montessori principles into our model of aged care. The Montessori approach has been shown to improve people’s mental health and wellbeing through engaging them in meaningful social activities. Kim Wright our Changing Minds project officer was recently interviewed by Bronwen O'Shea from ABC Goulburn Murray. The interview which went to air on 25th February can be heard ...

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Finance and Audit Committee – Community representative (voluntary) standard

February 2015 – June 2016 Applications are sought for an Independent Member to join the Finance and Audit Committee of Beechworth Health Service (BHS). The main objectives of the committee are to monitor and provide advice on the financial performance of BHS, monitor controls and compliance frameworks and ensure accountability under the relevant legislation. The position is voluntary and its role is to provide an objective, independent, expert perspective to assist the BHS Board in discharging its responsibilities. Appropriate knowledge and understanding of financial performance, reporting and risk management is a requirement of the role. Further information can be obtained from Robert Ashwell, Chief Accountant, telephone (03) 5728 0200 Applications should be forwarded to: Finance and Audit Chair, Beechworth Health Service, PO Box 20, ...

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Board of Management Vacancies – 2015 link

Beechworth Health Service, the major public health service within Indigo Shire is seeking applications for appointment to the Board of Management. Interested persons who have a commitment to public healthcare and feel they can contribute to the governance of the organization are invited to apply for appointment. We are seeking people who can best represent the local community and local people. Guidelines for applicants, application forms and terms and conditions of appointment are available for downloading from   If you are interested and able to contribute to the decision making of the Board, we encourage you to seek further information and to make a written application. Applications from all individuals – men, women, younger people, indigenous, culturally diverse groups and those living ...

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