Ridgelands community supports seniors expo TransCare’s Muswellbrook Seniors Expos has received a major boost with support from the Ridgelands Community Fund Community Investment Committee (RCFCIC). The Muswellbrook Seniors Expo will be held for the second time on the 9th of November 2018 after the successful staging of the inaugural event in 2017. The aim of…

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The new year has brought with it new leadership at TransCare Hunter Limited in the appointment of Garry Lane as the General Manager. Mr Lane served as the Operations Manager of TransCare for a period of eight months prior to a restructure of the organisation. “I’m pleased to be given the opportunity to work with…

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Transport to treatment in NSW continues to be challenging for cancer patients, their carers and families when attending chemotherapy, radiotherapy, cancer surgery or even post scans or doctors’ appointments. In the Upper Hunter last financial year 732 patients were transported over 122,000 kilometres to attend these appointments free of charge. The Transport to Treatment program…

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It has become part of TransCares’ festivities to announce the Pam Moscatt Award of Excellence Volunteer of the Year at the Volunteer Christmas Party. However, in 2017 there was a small break to the norm. Unable to decide between two standout volunteers, Anne Piemonte and Denis White will share this year’s plaque. “They are both…

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TransCare Christmas 2017 Closure The TransCare Hunter Ltd office will close at 4pm on Friday 22nd December, 2017, and reopen at 8.30am on Tuesday 2nd January 2018. Personal care will be operating to an amended roster while the office is closed. Domestic services will cease on Friday 22nd December 2017 and resume on Monday 8th…

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When people are already making plans for next year, you know an event has been a hit. And, that is exactly what happened at the Muswellbrook Seniors Expo on Monday November 13 according to TransCare promotions officer Jemma Anshaw. “As we were walking around talking to the different groups who took part everyone was commenting…

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TransCare inducts new Board of Directors   TransCare Hunter Ltd is pleased to announce the appointment of the Board of Directors for 2017/ 2018. Returning to the board from last term are Penelope Fenley, Virginia Mulcahy, Marie Laurie and Paul Hennessy. The chair is also a familiar face not only at TransCare, but around Scone and…

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2017 Annual Barefoot Bowls Night The TransCare Annual Barefoot Bowls Night was held on Thursday, October 12, and can be chalked up as another successful event. There were 28 teams of community members who took to the greens, and around 60 raffle items up for grabs. An auction was also held with great interest shown…

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Do you have some time to give back to the community? At TransCare we are lucky to have a very committed team of volunteers. Some of them have been with us for a long time, others have just joined us, but they all mean the same to our organisation and clients. It doesn’t matter if…

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As the silly season approaches, we all become time poor. TransCare would like to help make it all a little easier for you by locking in two special bus trips in November. On Thursday, November 16 we will take a bus to Stockland Greenhills. The center is currently undergoing major works, and the third stage…

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TransCare drivers and vehicles will have an extra set of eyes on their side in the coming weeks. Thanks to the help of the Muswellbrook Local Government Area Club Grant Committee, dash cams will be fitted to the community not-for-profit groups vehicles. The 13 cars and 7 buses travel over 38 000 kilometers a month-…

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The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is the new way of providing individualised support for people with disability, their families and carers. The NDIS provides eligible people a flexible, whole-of-life approach to the support needed to pursue their goals and aspirations and participate in daily life.

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AN “all-round good bloke” celebrated a major milestone at TransCare this week. Merriwa’s Chris Gill, the longest serving driver in the Scone-based organisation, chalked up 20 years – and his fellow employees were delighted to recognise the achievement by hosting a special function on Wednesday. While embarrassed by all the attention, Mr Gill quietly admitted…

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