Spring into a mask free season

Over the last four years we all became accustomed to wearing masks in our daily lives. While the requirement to wear a mask was gradually rolled back in public settings in 2022, masks have remained a feature of sensitive settings like hospitals, residential aged care and GP clinics since that time. However, in recent months […]

Written by on August 31, 2023

Aboriginal Cadetship Program 2023

Aboriginal Cadetship Program 2023 Dhelkaya Health is offering two positions within our Aboriginal Cadetship Program in 2023, supported by the Department of Health. The Cadetship Program provides Aboriginal nursing, midwifery, and allied health undergraduate students and enrolled nursing students with an opportunity to take up a cadetship that enables them to participate in paid work […]

Written by on July 28, 2023

Looking for First Aid or CPR training?

We deliver First Aid and CPR courses We partner with Allens Training to offer professional training courses in CPR and First Aid. Courses are applicable to new participants or as re-qualification. The courses are nationally recognised. Participants must complete pre-course work either online, or in a workbook before attending the course. All students must register […]

Written by on July 26, 2023

Navigating the emotional world of primary school kids

This talk is part of a series of talks to support parents and carers of primary school aged children (8-12 year-olds) in this modern world of challenges. The talk will touch on topics that most parents/carers of Primary School aged children can relate to. Community Health Nurse Bron Grieve will give an insight into our […]

Written by on July 26, 2023

Parenting in the Modern World – Vaping

Community Health Nurse Bron Grieve is back with another Parenting in the Modern Word session. In this upcoming session, she’ll talk about vaping. The session will address the dangers, pressures and necessary conversations around vaping and other drugs that every parent needs to be aware of. Bookings are essential so make yours through the Castlemaine […]

Written by on May 16, 2023

Dhelkaya Health hosts Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea

Raise your cup and make every drop count for cancer research this May. Anyone and everyone is welcome to join us to share a cup of tea and cake to show our support for people who have been affected by cancer. When:  9-11am Thursday 25 May Where: Old Tea Rooms in the Castlemaine Botanical Gardens  To find […]

Written by on May 16, 2023

National Reconciliation Week Walk with Uncle Rick

15 May 2023 National Reconciliation Week is coming up and with it, Dhelkaya Health’s annual Reconciliation Week Walking Tour. The tour will set off on 1 June at 10.30am from a location in Castlemaine. Everyone on the walk will have an opportunity to learn the Aboriginal history of Castlemaine from Uncle Rick Nelson. National Reconciliation […]

Written by on May 16, 2023

Planning a visit?

Do you have an upcoming appointment with community health? Make sure you read our current visitor and mask restrictions before you visit Spencely House. Read more…

Written by on March 29, 2023

New traineeships in Alcohol & Other Drugs at Dhelkaya Health

Dhelkaya Health is taking part in a 12-month Alcohol and other Drugs (AOD) training program that is set to kick off in early 2023. The training program is a State Government initiative to help upskill AOD trainees undertaking a Certificate IV in Alcohol and Other Drugs. Dhelkaya Health will support trainees as they learn practical […]

Written by on January 27, 2023

Swimming to success

05 January 2023 Chewton Swimming Pool, supported by Dhelkaya Health, get recognition for their healthier drink options by Vic Kids Eat Well. Sera-Jane Peters, President of Chewton Swimming Pool Management Committee, says ‘Our pool has refreshed the fridge so that healthier drink options are available for community members visiting’. The changes have been recognised by […]

Written by on January 5, 2023