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Independent Living Units at SEC Care - NOW SELLING

ILU - now selling pic

We are excited to announce that SEC Care has commenced the building of four architecturally designed Independent Living Units (ILUs) at 12 Somerville Street in the heart of Sorell.  

There are currently two ILUs left for people over 65 available for purchase - for more information, visit one of the following links: 

Somerville Street ILU Development - 

If you wish to submit an Expression of Interest for one of our available ILUs, please download this form. 

To make an enquiry about this exciting housing opportunity, please phone our friendly reception staff on (03) 6269 1200 and ask for Simon. 

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'Turning of first sod' event with Premier Will Hodgman

Turning of first sod event

On Thursday, 27 June 2019, SEC Care had a visit from the Premier of Tasmania, Will Hodgman, for our official 'turning of the first sod' event to commemorate the start of our Independent Living Units project. Local member, Jane Howlett – Liberal Member for Prosser, the Sorell Council Mayor, Kerry Vincent, and Southern Midlands Council Mayor, Alex Green were also in attendance. Thank you to everyone who came along to celebrate this milestone. We are thrilled to begin construction on this Development and appreciate the support from our local politicians and the community. 

SEC Care Sweethearts raise $2,288 for Relay for Life 2019

Relay for Life 2019

A group of South Eastern Community Care staff and their families recently took part in the Cancer Council’s Relay for Life 2019.

Over the weekend of the 23rd and 24th of March, the Athletics Centre on the Hobart Domain became a tent-city, with many people dressing up and enjoying the social occasion, while also remember the serious and important goal – raising funds and awareness for cancer support and research.

We are pleased to have participated in Relay for Life for three years now, as we know cancer has touched the lives of many of our staff, volunteers, clients and their families.

Since 2017, we have proudly raised over $6,050.

Celebrating 25 years of Prosser House in Orford

Couple at Prosser House luncheon

On Tuesday, 20 November 2018, SEC Care hosted a 3-course luncheon to celebrate 25 years of the Prosser House Day Centre. 

Orford Hall luncheon for Prosser House
Over 100 people attended the event at the Orford Hall to celebrate and reminisce on 25 years of community spirit and togetherness in Orford. 

Lunch for Prosser House
The 3-course meal was prepared and served by SEC Care staff and volunteers, compliments of the Organisation. 

SEC Care Community Expo honours Tasmanian seniors and the spirit of community

SEC Care's Lindy Paynter handing out goody bags at the Expo

For the third year running, South Eastern Community Care (SEC Care) proudly hosted their family-friendly Community Expo, bringing together over 25 organisations from the health and community sectors to pay homage to Tasmanian seniors. 

Patrons enjoying Devonshire Tea and live entertainment from Peter Campbell
Picture: Patrons enjoying Devonshire Tea and live entertainment from Peter Campbell.

SEC Care CEO Helen Pollard said the Organisation was proud to offer their free community event during COTA’s Seniors Week.

“Despite a little rain while we were setting up, it was a wonderful day to hold a Community Expo, with many organisations coming together to share their knowledge and skills with the community,” Helen Pollard said.  

Expo in full swing 2
Picture: The Expo in full swing!

“A great day was had by all who attended, with over 250 sausages and 30kgs of flour used for the free sausage sizzle and Devonshire Tea."

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Premier’s visit to SEC Care

Member for Prosser Jane Howlett, SEC Care Treasurer Anthony Davis, SEC Care CEO Helen Pollard, Premier Will Hodgman and SEC Care President Lois Green outside SEC Care's head office on Monday, 1 October 2018.

Early on Monday, 1 October, some SEC Care staff and board members had the privilege of escorting the Premier of Tasmania, Will Hodgman, and Member for Prosser, Jane Howlett, around our Somerville Street premises.

There are some exciting projects in the works at SEC Care that are set to benefit the whole community. Watch this space!

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The 2018 SEC Care Community Expo is just around the corner!

SEC Care 2018 Community Expo

Work is well underway for our third annual Community Expo, held during Seniors Week on Saturday, 20 October 2018. This year we have a record number of stalls and businesses supporting this event. The Expo will feature a free sausage sizzle, Devonshire Tea, foot massages, hearing tests, health checks, a petting zoo, and even a fire truck! We hope to see you there!

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Do you have trouble reaching your feet? Come and see us at the SEC Care Foot Clinic!

Come see us at the SEC Care Foot Clinic for all your foot-hygiene needs!

The SEC Care Foot Clinic is now operating out of the ‘Little House’ (opposite Banjos, next to our office on Somerville Street, Sorell) to help you with all your foot-hygiene needs.

We can:

  • Clean your feet
  • Cut your nails
  • Provide relief through therapeutic foot massage
  • Moisturise your feet and legs
  • Provide referrals to podiatrists if necessary.

Foot Care is for any age/anyone and there are subsidised prices available for pensioners. To book an appointment, contact reception on (03) 6269 1200.

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SEC Care named 2018 Telstra Business Awards Finalist

TBA Awards Finalist 2018

SEC Care has proudly been named a 2018 Telstra Business Award Finalist for the category 'Social Change Maker'. 

SEC Care CEO Helen Pollard said it was an honour to be recognised by the prestigious awards for the second year running. 

"The Telstra Business Awards are Australia's premier business award program and the nomination is a testament to the dedication of the staff and volunteers working in our communities," Ms Pollard said. 

 

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