Parenting, Positivity and Play during Lockdown 5.0

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For many parents and carers with babies, toddlers and pre-schoolers, the prospect of further lockdowns is stressful.  What are some positive things that you can do, to help get through this time? Songs, play, reading, games and connection will help, even if it’s online with friends, family and other parents. Getting outdoors in your 5km […]

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Tweddle Strategic Plan 2021 – 2024 Outlines Bold Vision

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Tweddle’s new strategic plan 2021-2024 outlines the bold and optimistic vision Tweddle has for the next four years. We must remain ambitious, as we embark upon a decade of expansion and new partnerships. Our values of Care, Accountability, Respect, and Engagement underpin our strategic commitment across four priorities; Relationships, People, Advocacy, and Thought Leadership. The […]

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NAIDOC Week 2021 – Heal Country

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This year Tweddle will be observing and celebrating NAIDOC Week (4-11th July 2020). The NAIDOC 2021 week theme – Heal Country, recognises that Country is inherent to identity. For generations, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People have been calling for stronger measures to recognise, protect, and maintain all aspects of Aboriginal culture and heritage for […]

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Roll out of State-wide Sleep and Settling Workshops Begin for MCH Workforce

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The second phase of the state-wide MCH workforce Sleep and Settling training, supported by the Victorian Government and delivered by Tweddle, has begun to roll out across the state with face-to-face workshops commencing on Tuesday 29th June. The workshop schedule includes 79 LGAs, ten Aboriginal Organisations, three Early Parenting Centres and students. Workshop registration links […]

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Tweddle join West Wimmera Health to Launch Early Parenting Day Stay

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West Wimmera Health Service is proud to launch the Hindmarsh Day Stay program to offer parents and their children a safe and welcoming space to find support for any parenting issues they are currently facing. The partnership between West Wimmera Health Service and Tweddle Child and Family Health Service will give families the opportunity to […]

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New Telehealth Provisional Psychology Role Helping Families

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Emily Kumpis started at Tweddle in 2018 as an Early Parenting Professional (EPP) after finishing her Graduate Diploma of Psychology. Her interest in the perinatal psychology field and her passion for supporting parents and families with young children led her to Tweddle. Her psychology studies have how seen her EPP role expand. A new provisional […]

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Dad’s Health Vital for Babies, Children, Families and Communities

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This Men’s Health Week Tweddle is highlighting the importance of Dads’ mental health to babies, children, families, and communities. While there are many services and programs focusing on birth, baby, and toddler care and mothers’ mental health, the same level of support for dads has often been difficult to find. Fortunately, things are changing. When […]

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Clinical Care Role Connecting Families

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Alysha is the Clinical Care Coordinator at Tweddle. She has completed her Bachelor of Nursing, and Masters of Mental Health Nursing. Alysha has worked across a range of mental health settings including Adult Acute, Community Case Management, Eating Disorders and Parent-Infant Units prior to commencing at Tweddle in 2019. She has a passion for perinatal […]

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Removing the Baby Blind-spot is Everyone’s Responsibility

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Infant Mental Health Awareness Week is a global event this June 7th-13th. 2021’s theme is Including infants in children and young people’s mental health. The theme encourages everyone working in children and young people’s mental health policies, strategies, and services to think about and includes babies. The mental health of babies and toddlers is very […]

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Tweddle Mothercraft and a Career Of Kindness

Suzanne Kelly Tweddle nurse

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We have loved hearing stories of Tweddle through our new Tweddle Centenary Facebook Page. Tweddle Mothercraft nurse Suzanne Kelly has sent us reflections of her time at Tweddle and has allowed us to share them with you. Starting at Tweddle ( 1978 ) was a brave move for myself and fellow graduate, Jenny Hurwood. I […]

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