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Category Archive: In and Around VIP

  • Duncraig Lions Club Christmas Products 2013

    The Duncraig Lions Club are once again selling traditional Christmas Cakes and Puddings.  Like most local community based not-for-profit organisations, the Lions Clubs are run by volunteers who all share a passion to support their local communities to thrive. Their motto –  ‘We Serve’. Given that Duncraig Lions Club has long supported VIP, we are Read more >>

  • DSC Independent Quality Evaluation of VIP

    Once every three to five years, the Quality Management Unit at DSC arrange for the independent evaluation of funded disability sector organisations. The evaluation process consists of: Obtaining feedback about the quality and effectiveness of the service from individuals and families who access the service as well as from staff, management and the Board Observations Read more >>

  • Introducing Samantha!

    Sam first starting accessing VIP in early 2007 after she moved here with her family from Canberra. Sam is 28 and absolutely loves the colour green, almost as much as she loves cooking! Sam enjoys cooking so much in fact, she cooks lunch for everyone at Duncraig once a week! I asked Sam if she Read more >>

  • VIP’s Positive Behaviour Support Framework – Champions Training

    It has been a little over 12 months since we held information sessions on the Elimination of Restrictive Practices: Positive Behaviour Support (PBS) Framework. The sessions were facilitated by Cindy Wieman B.Sc O.T who is a Positive Behaviour Support Specialist and who, along with Geoff Potter  B.A, M.Psych, Ph.D (matric) MACA;AAPA, AABA are the directors Read more >>

  • New Board Member – Kathlene Hardie

      I’m Kathlene Hardie and I am very pleased to join the VIP Board. I have a daughter Emma 19 who accesses the Duncraig Base and after joining the base last January, has settled in well and is very happy there. I come from a nursing background, where I trained in Scotland  31 yrs ago Read more >>