At Myrtle Cottage, we provide day recreational activities to promote independence for over 65s and people with a disability.About us
The Diversional Therapy program offers activities at our purpose built Centre giving participants the opportunity to socialise with people their own age/interest.
We provide a fully supervised fun activities with our experienced workers and volunteers that understand your needs.
We provide different activities and support programs to meet the needs of the carer and members.
Members supported by Myrtle Cottage since 1977
Awards for Outstanding Service
Amazing Staff and Volunteers
Outings for members each year
Finding support for someone you’re caring for can be difficult. We’re here to guide you through the services Myrtle provides.Find out more
All referrals to the Cottage should be made personally or with your permission by a relative, doctor, or service provider. Find out more.
The first contact with Myrtle Cottage will be a home visit. A staff member will explain our operations, discuss the program most suited to you and conduct a formal assessment. Find out more.
Participants pay a client contribution fee for each day attended.
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Volunteers can participate in the areas you feel most comfortable while assisting members where they need it the most. The types of volunteer activities include: driving buses (C class or LR Licence required), assisting drivers during transport of members, kitchen duties, assisting members with crafts or games, cleaning of the building, general maintenance and other activities.
We also offer Work Experience placements for High School, TAFE and University students interested in aged care and disabilities sectors.
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Myrtle Cottage relies on the generosity of businesses and individuals within our community to complement the funding received from government grants. We would like to thank the following organisations for their ongoing support to Myrtle Cottage.
Myrtle Cottage traditionally depends on the generosity of businesses and individuals within our community to complement the funding received from government grants. Donations are used for program materials, activities and in the past assisted with our purpose built facility which has been operational since 2007.