Through openness in communication, residents and clients, their families and representatives, and staff and volunteers are encouraged to discuss issues and concerns. Our staff and volunteers are supported to assist, guide and engender trust, and residents and clients are encouraged to gain the greatest level of independence and be as actively involved in decision making as they can.
An extensive building and refurbishment program ensures we provide modern, well-appointed and comfortable environments where resident, client, staff and volunteer comfort and safety are paramount. We support our staff to be well trained and accountable, with ongoing learning and development a strong part of our culture, embedding best practice into our systems and processes.
We work with individuals, families, communities, and all levels of government and other key stakeholders to support and provide care for people in their home, including aged care homes, in community housing, or in their local community.
Over 64 years of experience means we are well placed to provide care services that are responsive to the needs and preferences of our residents and clients.
Diversity and Inclusion
mecwacare is an inclusive organisation that respects diversity by embracing each individual’s unique dimensions. These include knowledge, skills and perspectives that may result from race, ethnicity, language, gender, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, age, physical ability, religious beliefs, political beliefs, work experiences, geographic location or other ideologies.
Our Diversity and Inclusion Strategy aligns with our vision to deliver care and services in collaborative, respectful partnerships with all stakeholders. The strategy supports organisational capacity building and guides decision making and practices that impact equal opportunity and inclusiveness. mecwacare continually evaluates progress to systematically identify diversity challenges and vulnerable persons, and focuses on the enhancement of a responsive, participative, equitable, safe and respectful environment.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples
mecwacare acknowledges the Kulin nation as the Traditional Owners of Country on which we operate.
We pay our respects to Ancestors and Elders past, present and emerging. mecwacare is proudly committed to honouring Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples’ unique cultural, spiritual, physical and emotional connections to lands, skies and waters. We deeply appreciate their rich contribution to the shared society in which we live, work and play.
mecwacare is committed to minimising the impact of our operations on the environment. We will comply with all applicable legislation and strive to continuously improve best practice. Our commitment supports our purpose: to partner with the elderly and people with a disability to live fulfilling and purposeful lives.
Learn more about mecwacare’s commitment to sustainability