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MSWA Bulletin Magazine Winter 2023

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ACCOMMODATION & OUTREACH OUTREACH Christmas in July MSWA Beechboro Outreach got into the holiday spirit with a Christmas in July celebration featuring the musical stylings of local musical artist Drea. The non-alcoholic mulled wine was a hit! Sanctuary Planting Day The green thumbs at Wilson Outreach got their hands dirty to plant the newly installed vertical gardens in the refurbished Sanctuary Garden. Together, Clients and staff transformed the space with a vibrant mix of flowers, ornamentals, ferns and edible plants. A big thank you to the Facilities Team for making it possible. Casino Royale Clients at MSWA Wilson Outreach were feeling lucky after the Atrium was transformed into a casino in July. From blackjack to roulette, everyone was a winner at Casino Outreach! International Nurses Day MSWA Bunbury Outreach hosted Senior Neurological Nurse Nimisha Baird as guest speaker for International Nurses Day, who shared her story with Clients. OUTREACH AND ACCOMMODATION HAPPENINGS If you live near Perth, Rockingham, Bunbury or Albany and are interested in a trial to experience the Outreach community, get in touch with Senior Community Outreach Coordinator Melissa Coombs via Outreach opening times Wilson Mon, Tues, Wed + Thurs 8.30am – 2pm Beechboro Mon + Fri 8.30am – 1pm Rockingham Tues, Wed + Fri 8.30am – 1pm Bunbury Wednesday 9am – 12pm Albany Friday 9am – 12pm Mother’s Day High Tea MSWA Bunbury Outreach also hosted a special Mother’s Day High Tea in May, featuring an impressive raffle made possible through Client and staff donations. ACCOMMODATION MSWA Butler Accommodation Staff Appreciation The hard work and dedication of the MSWA Butler Accommodation team was recognised with a morning tea in July, where staff were presented with appreciation gifts. 22 23