Author Archives: Able Australia

Lydia goes to the Australian Open

Recently Lydia, supported by Able Australia Disability Support Worker, Christine, went to the Australian Open! Lydia and Christine had a blast exploring the and watching tennis players Maria Timofeeva from Russia and Caroline Wozniacki from Denmark battle it out live on the John Cain Arena. Image Description: from left to right, an image of Lydia […]

Spreading the festive joy with the Jimboomba Community

During the festive period, our Queensland team hosted many Christmas parties for our senior clients who are a part of our Active Living Program for Seniors (ALPS). This program offers seniors in the South East Queensland community a number of free interactive workshops, activities and events to help reduce social isolation and improve the health […]

Able QLD Team combats severe storm and power outage

On Christmas night, a severe storm in South East Queensland tore through the area, leading to a power outage at Able’s Jimboomba site. On Boxing Day, Victoria Barrett (Able’s Logan River Valley/South Coast Team Leader) visited the Jimboomba site to inspect damage and had to transfer all the Meals on Wheels food product into our chest freezers […]

Deafblind Services team day 2023

Recently we held our Deafblind Services (DBS) annual team day. The morning was spent focusing on best practice in tactile communication with presentations from Deafblind presenters, Heather Lawson, Gina Pontelandolfo and Monash University researchers who have partnered with our Centre of Excellence – Deafblind (CoE – DB) to research best practice in tactile communication. The […]

Christmas Parties in Queensland for our senior clients

Our Queensland team have been very busy hosting fun Christmas parties for our clients of our Active Living Program for Seniors (ALPS)! We’ve hosted Christmas parties in Ipswich, Lockyer Valley, Scenic Rim and Somerset Region over the last month, giving our senior clients the opportunity to come together and socialise over a meal and festive […]