Group Home CQI Communication Link

Regional Managers will send out a Person-Centred report to all families and Advocates at the end of this year, setting out the outcomes achieved by each resident and group home during 2015. Feedback will be invited from families and Advocates.

Public Holidays in 2015-16

Christmas Day - Friday 25 December 2015
Boxing Day - Saturday 26 December 2015 (Saturday)
Additional Day - Monday 28 December 2015
New Year’s Day - Wednesday 1 January 2016

GHSC Christmas New Year Closure

The Group Home Support Centre at North Rocks will close at 12H.00 on Wednesday 23 December 2015 and re-open at 10H.00 on Monday 4 January 2016. Pays will be processed as normal on 28 and 29 December 2015.
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Residents’ Christmas Party

The Residents’ Christmas party will be held on Friday 18 December 2015 at the Rooty Hill RSL. Theme this year is “Christmas Cheer”. For further information ask your Regional Manager about this dinner dance.

Dates for your Diary

Leadership Group Meeting. A meeting will be held on Wednesday 25 November 2015 to be attended by all Leadership group members. The focus for this meeting is the NDIS. The Managers who have attended NDIS training sessions in 2015 will share information obtained so far on what Leadership team members need to be currently doing in their group homes.

RESIDENTS

Thank you to HM’s and DSW’s.
Following a successful 2015 AGM on 28 October 2015, I would like to congratulate all House Managers and Disability Support Workers who accompanied residents on the night. Everyone dressed up for the occasion looking wonderful, happy and relaxed for dinner.

Quarterly General Staff Meeting (QGSM)

The 4rd Quarterly General Staff meeting for 2015 will be held at the GHSC on Tuesday 1 December 2015 at 11am to 1pm including lunch. Guest Speaker will speak on the NDIS. It is critically important for all employees to attend this meeting. Certificates for 2015 attendance will be mailed by 23 December 2015.

Employee News

All Forsight employees are invited to attend the second Round Table Conversation (RTC) at the Group Home Support Centre in North Rocks at 11am to 1pm. Lunch is provided and attendance is not compulsory.

Our Guest Speaker is Mia Ilic from AccessPay. Mia will give an update on AccessPay, hand out information and answer any questions you may have. If you are not benefitting from this Fringe Benefit, you may wish to register to increase your take home pay by up to $5,000 per annum.
There will also be an update on the review of the Forsight Leave Policy & Procedure.

Second Round-Table Conversation, Tuesday 28 May 2013, 11am to 1pm.