In late July 2020 TransCare registered as a COVID Safe business to be proactive and at the request of the NSW Government to ensure as many businesses are COVID Safe as possible. Staff have completed a COVID-19 Safety Plan that includes our staff, volunteer and client directions in regard to hygiene and safety, physical distancing,…

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The coronavirus (Covid-19) is having an impact on TransCare just like it is with every business and service provider across the Upper Hunter. As such, we are making some adjustments to our service delivery in the coming weeks and I have listed those changes below. We understand that many of our Commonwealth Home Support Program…

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TransCare Hunter Ltd clients have been able to update their knowledge on a range of legal matters as part of the Wellness and Reablement Program that commenced in January 2020. The most recent workshop topic was Legal Planning, presented by the Hunter Community Legal Centre and it was well attended and received. Participants were able…

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The following Media Release was issued by the Community Transport Organisation Ltd. Concerns that the newly rolled out NSW Regional Seniors Travel Card is not reaching people in need and is difficult to use in regional areas, is being voiced within the senior’s community. Transport and access advocacy group, Community Transport Organisation (CTO) is calling…

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TransCare has kicked off its Wellness and Reablement Program with a series of workshops that commenced in Muswellbrook on Monday 13 January. The program will provide interactive workshops for TransCare’s Commonwealth Home Support Program (CHSP) clients, free of charge. Workshops will be held every 2 weeks from January to June in six locations across the…

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The following advice has come from the Australian Government of Health, Ageing and Aged Care. In an emergency, call 000. High temperatures are often experienced across Australia every summer and you must be alert to the possibility of heatwaves. Service providers need to be particularly aware of the severe hazards associated with extreme heat events.…

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A night out for participants at the TransCare Annual Barefoot Bowls Fundraiser will provide some relief to local farmers. TransCare partnered with the Lions Club of Scone to aid the Local Farmers Drought Relief Fund and on Wednesday 6 November presented the Lions Club with a cheque for $3,739. “We are very, very grateful,” Lions…

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There is no denying the Upper Hunter community is a supportive one, this was displayed once again at the TransCare Annual Barefoot Bowls Night. TransCare and event partner the Lions Club of Scone are set to enjoy a healthy boost as the final figures are tallied according to TransCare promotions officer Jemma Anshaw. “We are…

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The night of the year for TransCare would not go ahead without the support of the local community. As the event approaches we are grateful for the ongoing support of a number of businesses and individuals. Please check out these local businesses and do what you can to support local.

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Bulga Crafters In rural areas there is no shortage of people who are willing to lend a hand any way they can. Over recent months the Bulga Crafters have been busy knitting beanies and gloves, and stitching blankets that have been donated to the Cancer Council for the Transport to Treatment program. Each of our…

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As October approaches TransCare are preparing for the Annual Barefoot Bowls Night. The not-for-profit community organisation will be keeping the tradition of a fun night at Scone Bowling Club alive on Thursday October 24. “We know the community love this event and we have a great time hosting it,” Jemma Anshaw, TransCare promotions officer said.…

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In rural areas there is no shortage of people who are willing to lend a hand any way they can. Over recent months the Bulga Crafters have been busy knitting beanies and gloves, and stitching blankets that have been donated to the Cancer Council for the Transport to Treatment program. TransCare promotions officer Jemma Anshaw…

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TransCare would like to thank the Regional Australia bank Scone branch and its customers for the ongoing support. On Wednesday August 14 TransCare Community Coordinator Samm Turri attended the annual Community Partnership Program presentation evening. On the night TransCare was presented a donation of almost $3000, which has been raised by members of the community…

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Home Care PackagesTransCare is now able to take on clients who have been allocated a Home Care Package by My Aged Care.Clients who are currently on the Commonwealth Home Support Programme may have received a letter letting them know of their eligibility. If this is the case all you need to do is give us a call or pop in with the letter and…

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TransCare has taken the opportunity during National Volunteers Week to show their appreciation for the people that give so much to the organisation. The occasion was also special for one volunteer, Ros Anderson, who was presented with the Pam Moscatt Volunteer of the Year Award for 2018. Recipient of the Pam Moscatt Volunteer of the…

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A desire to learn about technology was displayed by older residents of the Muswellbrook Shire Council at the TransCare Be Connected event hosted Muswellbrook Library by as part of the 2019 Seniors Festival. On Wednesday, February 20, around 25 participants took part in a Be Connected introduction session where they got a taste of what…

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Last week’s 13th Annual TransCare Barefoot Bowls Night Fundraiser was another fun filled success. Despite the weather not looking very inviting the Scone Bowling Club greens were full and over $7,000 was raised that will be put to use supporting TransCare programs in the community. “We are always grateful for the support we receive for…

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