• The Ella Centre Services Update

    Posted in COVID-19 on Jul 01, 2020.

    The COVID 19 crises has been a difficult time for us all. The impact on The Ella Centre and those for whom we care has been significant. Not being able to provide our much loved group services to our long standing participants has been a huge challenge to everyone involved.

    There are signs of a slow and careful recovery in the community and we are also making the appropriate arrangements to welcome our participants back and ensuring that The Ella is safe as well as welcoming.

    Our commitment to continue to deliver the highest level of service and safety remains unchanged.

    We thank you for your ...



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  • The Ella Centre Services Update

    Posted in COVID-19 on May 21, 2020.

    We hope that all our participants, carers and members of The Ella community are keeping safe and well. 

    In line with Government restrictions, The Ella Centre is now offering 1:1 support, both in the home and in the community. Some of the types of activities currently offered are arts and crafts, going out to exercise and grabbing a coffee from a local cafe. All activities are conducted within the Government safety guidelines. If you are interested in accessing these types of supports, please contact your Coordinator. If you are new to The Ella and are interested in finding out more information...



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  • COVID-19 Update

    Posted in COVID-19 on Apr 16, 2020.

    At The Ella Centre, the health and safety of our participants, staff and community is our priority. Due to COVID-19 and advice from the Department of Health, The Ella Centre is temporarily closed for service to the general public until further notice. We are looking at ways of safely offering support to participants during the pandemic. Our team is in contact with existing participants and will respond to needs on an individual basis.

    We continue to monitor the situation regularly and will resume providing support to participants and families when it is safe to do so.

    If you have any questions...



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  • Community Participation Co-ordinator

    Posted in Uncategorized on Mar 08, 2019.

    Community Participation Co-ordinator


    The Ella Centre, located at Haberfield, is a leading provider of services to the frail aged and adults with a disability. This position offers an opportunity to participate in the further development of The Ella’s role in the community care sector.


    38 hours per week; SCHAD's 4

    This position is responsible for the program co-ordination, staff supervision and implementation of a community based program for young adults with a disability with very high support needs attending a group based day program.

    Essential Criteria:

    •• Tertiary qualificatio...



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  • Merry Christmas and Ella Centre 2 week closure

    Posted on Dec 17, 2018.

    The Ella Centre will be closed from Monday 24th December 2018 and will reopen on Monday 7th January. The last day for service delivery will be Thursday 20th December 2018, with Friday 21st being a staff only day. All participants/Carers should have received a letter outlining these details.

    On behalf of the Ella Centre we would like to wish you and your family a safe and happy Christmas and we look forward to seeing you in the New Year.

     



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  • The Ella Centre receives a Certificate of Recognition

    Posted on Nov 28, 2018.

    The Ella Centre was invited to a function at NSW Parliament House to recognise the community work of various community groups in the Inner West. Jo Haylen, MP, presented The Ella Centre CEO, Phil Coller, with a Certificate of Recognition for the Ella's work with people with a disability and people who are ageing.



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  • ELLA PASSES AGED CARE QUALITY REVIEW

    Posted on Oct 29, 2018.

    Every 3 years each organization that provides Aged Care has to undergo an audit of it's Aged Care services by the Australian Aged Care Quality Agency. This involves an external auditor coming in and reviewing our policy and procedures, interviewing service users and staff and ensuring our service meets the Australian Governments Aged Care Standards. I am pleased to say the Ella Centre has successfully passed the audit and meets all the requirement of the Aged Care Standards.  This is a great achievement and a credit to our Aged care staff.



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  • Annual General Meeting

    Posted on Oct 23, 2018.

    The Annual General Meeting of the Ella Centre will be held on Thursday 8th November at 58a Dalhousie Street Haberfield at 7pm

    RSVP gracei@ella.org.au or 97985140 



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  • Jo Haylen MP Visit

    Posted on Sep 24, 2018.

    New Awning.

    The Ella Centre was visited by our local MP, Jo Haylen. Jo Haylen supported The Ella Centre through a Community Building Partnership Grant to purchase and install a much needed awning at the main entrance to the Ella Centre. Jo Haylen, middle, is seen here with CEO Phil Coller and Receptionist Grace Illardo.



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  • New NDIS Registration

    Posted on Jul 11, 2018.

    On the 1st of July the NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commission took over responsibility for the registration of organisations under the National Disability Insurance Scheme, NDIS. Organisations, such as The Ella Centre, who were registered under the previous system, had their registrations transferred over the Quality and Safeguards Commission. This has resulted in a change of registration number. The Ella Centre's new NDIS registration number is  4-3LLK-1817 
    There is no change to the support The Ella Centre is currently providing. It is purely an administrative change.



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