A talk about the New South Wales aged care system was held at the CCCA office on Wednesday 31st October 2018 with 32 attendances.
Ms Pauline Lau, a recently retired aged carer, was the speaker of this event who briefed the types of aged care services currently offered by the NSW Government, the eligibility for services was also mentioned. Potential issues of retirement home and means test requirement for staying in aged home was also mentioned.
K.L. Chau, Hon Secretary of the CCCA, also shared his experience with the audience about arranging his mother-in-law to stay in an aged home.
Those who attended also had the opportunity to raise questions relating to their concerns and were analysed and answered accordingly.
For those who wish to find out more detail, Pauline suggested to look into the my aged care website https://myagedcare.gov.au or call 1800 200 422
Wenbin Fu , a student in the Teenager Class of the Association’s Chinese Language School, participated in the 10th “Lu Xun Youth Literature Awards” overseas essay activity, which was jointly organized by the Shanghai Overseas Exchange Association, Shanghai Lu Xun Cultural Development Center, Shanghai Education Press and Oriental Education Times. More than 1,080 essays from more than 90 overseas Chinese Language educational institutions in 19 countries participated, with the selection of 168 award-winning compositions.
Wenbin Fu won the second prize with an article titled “The Link of Love, the Bridge of Father’s Love”, ranking 11th. Please click on the link below to read the original essay (Chinese only).
In order to improve the efficiency of managing the Cherrybrook Chinese Community Association Inc., the Management Committee convened on 23 September 2017, have decided that all sub-groups’ (including Seniors Group) activities will now be directly managed, coordinated, organised, facilitated and financed by the Management Committee.