Tweddle join National Reconciliation Week with RAP Launch

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Tweddle Reflect Reconciliation Plan (RAP)  – Reconciliation Week 2020 Tweddle is honoured to join the reconciliation movement with the launch of our Reflect – Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP) endorsed by Reconciliation Australia as part of Reconciliation Week (27th May – 3rd June). Tweddle’s Reflect RAP 2019-2020 – Final Endorsement is currently in PDF form while […]

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National Families Week Highlights Strengths and Diversity

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This National Families Week (15-21 May) Tweddle celebrates all kinds of families raising happy, healthy children. This includes rainbow families, extended families, blended families, single parent families, nuclear/immediate families and Aboriginal families. Tweddle is all about relationships and helping families build a foundation of resilience, capacity and secure attachment in the first 1000 days. Families can […]

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Virtual Visits Alleviating Anxiety for Parents

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The pivot to technology has been swift for 100 year old Early Parenting organisation Tweddle with clinicians helping to relieve the fears, worries and uncertainty of parents with babies and toddlers across Victoria. After a century of supporting families in challenging times, including the Great Depression and wartime, Tweddle’s trusted clinicians are using telehealth to […]

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New Tweddle Virtual Visits and Tele-health program delivery

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As always, the needs of babies, toddlers and families are Tweddle’s priority. We have been working around the clock to ensure we can continue delivering vital early parenting support. Our new virtual visits and tele-health will deliver the same trusted early parenting education and support, only now it will be face to face to your […]

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Tweddle program update – Tweddle CEO

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Tweddle will be doing our utmost to continue to help babies, toddlers, families and the health professionals that care for them during the COVID-19 pandemic. Under the direction of the Department of Health and Human Services, we are offering reduced residential and day stay programs with the exception of our Bacchus Marsh Day Stay which […]

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Stories of Settling with Twins at Tweddle

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We are grateful to mum of multiples Judy, for sharing this wonderful story. “We were so excited when our 6-week scan showed us two distinct amniotic sacs with two tiny babies growing.  My joyful sobs kept shaking the ultrasound wand making the image all blurry.  At 16 weeks, our ultrasound technician said we ‘couldn’t have […]

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Health Equity For Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples

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This year Tweddle will be observing Close the Gap Day on Thursday 19th March. The national Close The Gap day is a reminder of the role that Tweddle, a state-wide family health and early parenting organisation, plays in helping to improve health outcomes for Aboriginal families, children and their communities. Close the Gap Campaign co-Chairs, […]

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Tweddle COVID-19 Update

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Tweddle has been closely monitoring COVID-19 health guidelines under the direction of the Department of Health and Human Services. The best place to access up-to-date health advice remains dhhs.vic.gov.au/coronavirus. We want to share with you what we are doing at Tweddle to protect our staff, families and our community. We have no reported or confirmed cases […]

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Therapy Dog ‘Ajay’ joins the Tweddle team

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Tweddle Child and Family Health Service has welcomed a furry team member as part of the residential program. A specially trained and registered therapy dog ‘Ajay’ comes in weekly to spend time with families. Ajay is part of Delta Therapy Dogs, a heart-warming program that brings the joys of animal companionship to an estimated 20,000 […]

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Play, Reassurance and Mindfulness during isolation

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For many parents and carers with babies, toddlers and pre-schoolers, the prospect of self-isolation and closures affecting child-care, schools, work and family services will be 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, […]

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