Safta Lesley’s Gift
Safta Lesley was delighted to receive a beautiful, hand-made card from the Mount Scopus kinder children. This heartfelt gesture was incredibly well received, with Lesley proudly hanging the card in her room. Lesley misses the kinder children greatly, but she is overjoyed that the program has recommenced in a virtual manner. We cannot thank Mount Scopus enough for constantly developing … Read more
Bright and Blooming Gardening Project
On a gorgeous autumn afternoon, residents and staff volunteers gathered outside and planted nearly 500 tulip, jonquil and daffodil bulbs at Emmy Monash. This project was meant to be done with the students of Caulfield Junior College, but given the health risks of COVID-19, this was not feasible. While this was not what was originally planned, it was wonderful seeing … Read more
We were so grateful to have our long-standing supporter and volunteer Dr Michael Cohen contribute to our Yom Hashoah commemoration. Michael pre-recorded a video for our residents to watch during our service. We appreciate the efforts of volunteers like Michael who continue to enrich the experience of our residents virtually.… Read more
Update 16 March
It is important to note that we do not currently have a suspected case nor an actual case of COVID-19. Policies and measures outlined below are to protect our residents and community.
Emmy Monash Aged Care remains committed during these challenging times to ensuring the safety of our residents, the country’s most vulnerable citizens. As a result of the ever-evolving … Read more
Large Community Gatherings at Emmy Monash
The health and wellbeing of our residents is always paramount at Emmy Monash, particularly during this time of heightened health risk.
At this stage, our lifestyle and wellbeing programs for residents will continue to run as normal. However, all large community gatherings at Emmy Monash Aged Care have been cancelled until further notice.
This is a precautionary measure to ensure … Read more
International Holocaust Remembrance Day
This year on International Holocaust Remembrance Day we marked the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz.
This ceremony at Emmy is a respectful and solemn opportunity for residents and their families, staff and volunteers to remember the 6 million Jews who lost their lives in the Holocaust. With a number of Holocaust survivors among our residents, two of whom … Read more
Bushfire Donation Drive
Residents, volunteers, family members and staff came together to support bushfire victims, donating and assembling more than 400 care packages to those in need.
The response from our community was unbelievable. We liaised with Melbourne charities Operation Angel, Terry Floyd Foundation and BK 2 Basics, as well as Clifton Creek Primary School in East Gippsland to determine what practical items … Read more
Duldig Still Firing Exhibition
After several sessions of clay sculpting, residents, Bialik students and Club L’Chaim community members enjoyed an afternoon of celebrating their own creativity, while also admiring the works of others at our Duldig Exhibition.
The highly successful Duldig Studio program, Still Firing: Sculpture Journeys in Clay returned to Emmy Monash in 2019, delivering an expanded creative and sensory program for residents … Read more
Chanukah Family Day
The Emmy community came together in celebration of Chanukah. The day was jam-packed with singing and dancing, and as always it brought a sense of fun, excitement and Jewish spirit to the day.
Both the Central Shule Choir and performer Paul Glass delivered brilliant performances, singing a selection of traditional songs that embraced the spirit of Chanukah. A delicious afternoon … Read more
EMMY ON INSTAGRAM
Our new Instagram page will showcase fascinating stories of those in our Emmy family and will be an opportunity to engage with our community.
As part of the project we will feature different people within our community from residents and volunteers to staff and community partners. We want to share their stories which in turn shares the rich fabric of … Read more