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Peter Welfare is the Head Chef of our southern region. Recently, he and our dietitians used some creative cooking techniques from our cookbooks to help a resident with dementia experience the joy of food once more.
Gus Spezza has been a market gardener all his life. Just a year ago he was still packing boxes of fruit and veg at the markets. But a diagnosis of dementia changed all that, and unfortunately he found himself in a mental health facility, hemmed in and unable to do the things he loved.
Van Cam Hung along with the Hammond College team has trained over 270 new staff and volunteers since December 2014 as part of the launch of HammondCare Victoria. It's been a mammoth task, and Van has brought a great passion, enthusiasm and dedication to HammondCare. We thought we'd get to know her a bit better and learn her secret for remembering nearly 300 names!