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Participants create cards and connections at The Hub!

Participants create cards and connections at The Hub! Participants of Life FUNdamentals at The Hub Maitland have embraced a new activity, Cards and Connection, to create some beautiful individually designed handmade cards. The group created a stock of cards to use for future events and occasions, as well as some cards to send off to some special people in their lives. Cards and Connection was an activity delivered over four weeks in July. It was one of the first activities on offer at The Hub when the [...]

By |2021-01-15T18:58:26+11:0031st August, 2020|Life FUNdamentals|

Douglas is enjoying the opportunity to get back into the community!

Douglas is enjoying the opportunity to get back into the community! After three months isolating, which included ceasing his attendance at Mai-Wel’s Life FUNdamentals Cessnock, Douglas has returned to face-to-face supports! He was very excited to get back out into the community and engage with locals, of course while social distancing. In Douglas' first community outing he was supported to visit his favourite local businesses and enjoyed lunch at the Hotel Cessnock. Participating in his community is very important to Douglas and he enjoyed reconnecting with other [...]

By |2021-01-15T19:00:41+11:0021st July, 2020|Life FUNdamentals|

Social skills that are out of this world!

In this strange, new and restricted world of COVID-19, Life FUNdamentals Cessnock participants have found a way to engage together in a world of their own creation! Taking to the screen and the page, participants have started a Dungeons and Dragons game, which they play together over Zoom. The participants have created characters that have defined personality traits and flaws, their own world view and backgrounds, which the players use to navigate a world designed by the group. In this world they spend time having fun, saving the day [...]

By |2020-05-29T16:15:57+10:0029th May, 2020|Life FUNdamentals|

Some positive changes and opportunities have come from these times

Although COVID-19 has thrown The Hub Maitland and Cessnock many challenges, it goes without saying that staff  and participants have pulled together and remained positive and energised during this time. Although services have adapted in line with the social standards, and most importantly to ensure the safety and health of staff and participants, it is far from doom and gloom at The Hub! Rather, there are some exciting new opportunities and constructive changes. To spread a little positivity and happiness, here is a list of the top positive changes, in [...]

By |2020-05-27T13:40:47+10:0027th May, 2020|COVID-19, Life FUNdamentals|
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