What is the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)?

Wed 31 Oct 2018

Many people are asking, what is the NDIS? The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is a new way to help Australians under 65 years of age with a permanent and significant disability get the care and supports they need to take part in everyday activities. The NDIS is managed by the National...

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When weight gain after kids won't go away

Tue 30 Oct 2018

Before having kids, I was reasonably slim and fit. After my first child, I gained 5 kilos: a little muffin top, and roundness around my hips and thighs. I wasn’t too worried and promised myself I would lose the weight and get back into shape. That was more than ten years ago.

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Dietitian Healthy eating

A lifetime of emotional eating sucks - this is how I got my life back

Tue 30 Oct 2018

I have always been an emotional eater. It’s just been so normal for me for so long, I figured I had no will power and I was just lazy. Feeling angry, I would eat chocolate, stressed, I would go for the chips, or tired I just ate. With a few too many kilo-joules I decided I needed to do something....

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Healthy eating

FREE Parent Event - Communication Development In  Young Kids

Mon 29 Oct 2018

Parents are often curious and sometimes concerned about whether our little ones are developing as expected and meeting the important 'milestones'. We're worried if they are growing fast enough, if the funny way they say some words is normal, or if they should be talking well by a certain age.

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children/babies speech therapy

FREE peer support program for young people who have a family member with a mental illness

Tue 23 Oct 2018

Did you know that Inspiro offers a FREE peer support program called Space4Us, for young people age 13–16 years who have a family member with a mental illness? Participants meet with other young people in similar situations to share experiences and learn new ways of looking after themselves:

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Hamish Russell awarded the Premier’s Award - Victorian Senior of the Year

Mon 22 Oct 2018

It is with sincere pleasure and pride we announce that our very own Dr Hamish Russell is the recipient of The Premier’s Award for Victorian Senior of the Year: Outstanding contribution to local community and Victoria.

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Local strawberry farm and cafe open to the public in November

Sun 21 Oct 2018

Strawberry Springs is a very popular Strawberry Farm and cafe open to the public in Melbourne's outer East. Strawberry Springs has informed Inspiro Community Health that they will be open for the Summer season for Strawberry picking and purchases in the second week of November.

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Health Farmgate Strawberries

Risoni & broccoli pasta salad recipe

Mon 15 Oct 2018

Here at Inspiro we love to cook - so we decided to put together a staff recipe book. This is the first recipe from our soon to be released recipe book, and it's a favourite - it's very healthy but it also has plenty of  protein (19.6 grams per serve) and only 19.3 grams of carbohydrate per serve.....

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Recipes nutrition Healthy eating

Hydrotherapy Group: low impact exercise program

Mon 15 Oct 2018

Inspiro’s Hydrotherapy Group is a low impact exercise program that uses water resistance to support your body while you exercise and reduce the risk of muscle or joint injury.

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Fitness physiotherapy

Inspiro 2018 Annual General Meeting

Wed 10 Oct 2018

We invite you to attend the 2018 Annual General Meeting (AGM) for Inspiro to hear about our work and highlights  for 2017-2018.

The AGM will be held at Inspiro Lilydale (17 Clarke Street, Lilydale) at 4pm on Thursday 18 October 2018. 

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Get sexual health advice from our community nurse

Mon 8 Oct 2018

Inspiro Community Health offers a free sexual health clinic for all local residents to assist on a wide range is issues. 

Our community nurse supports you to make decisions about your reproductive and sexual health that are right for you.

You don't need a referral to access our services - simply...

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education women's Counselling youth families

93% of Aussie parents want fast food to stop doing this...

Wed 3 Oct 2018
After much success last year, Parents’ Voice is initiating the second launch of its #waterwiththat campaign. The campaign aims to gain support for a petition to urge Fast Food to change the default beverage in kids’ meals from sugar-sweetened beverages to water.
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Healthy eating families