International Volunteer Week: Shining Star Sandra

Volunteer Sandra: A Shining Star of Doutta Galla Celebrating National Volunteer Week National Volunteer Week, running from 20 to 26 May, is the perfect time to celebrate the invaluable contributions of volunteers like Sandra Allan at Doutta Galla Aged Services. This special occasion shines a spotlight on the essential role volunteers play in our communities, […]

Media release – 2022 Melbourne Cup Tour comes to Doutta Galla

2022 Lexus Melbourne Cup Tour comes to Doutta Galla’s Grantham Green Home in St Albans Grantham Green  Aged Care Home hosts the 2022 Lexus Melbourne Cup Tour. The 2022 Lexus Melbourne Cup Tour journeyed to Doutta Galla’s Grantham Green Aged Care Home in St Albans on 21 October 2022.   It was presented and staged […]

Vanda Iaconese, CEO Doutta Galla Aged Services retirement

Dear Residents, Family and Friends It is with reluctance that I am announcing the retirement of Vanda Iaconese as the Doutta Galla CEO effective from 11 November 2023. Vanda has been at the head of this organisation for 10 years, and I am sure you will all agree she has led us through some very […]

New Doutta Galla CEO commences Jan 2024

A message from the Chair of Doutta Galla about the appointment of a new Chief Executive Officer Dear Residents, Family and Friends, Many of you will be aware that Vanda Iaconese, our CEO of 10 years is retiring and finishing with Doutta Galla on the 12th January 2024. I will certainly have more to say […]

Chef James Gets a Taste for Serving Up Aged Care Cuisine

At Doutta Galla Aged Care’s Avondale Heights Home, Chef James Erskine-Nartey brings nearly two decades of culinary expertise to the table. With a background spanning the vibrant restaurants of England to the bustling kitchens of corporate caterer BaxterStorey, James’s journey is one of passion and adaptability. Now, in service of aged care cuisine, he crafts […]

Masks Removed from May 20

Doutta Galla wishes to advise that from Monday, 20 May 2024, face masks and Rapid Antigen Tests (RATs) will no longer be mandatory for visitors to our Doutta Galla Homes. This policy may change if there are any infectious outbreaks or updates to government or public health directives. Visitors and contractors are still required to […]

33 Years of Caring

Doutta Galla Aged Services is excited to celebrate its 33rd birthday today. While the name Doutta Galla itself harks back to 1837, when Robert Hoddle bestowed it upon the western bank of Moonee Ponds Creek, the seeds of our organisation were sown more recently in the 1980s. A group of concerned citizens, recognising the growing […]

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