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Chorus provides in-home and community support to more than 10,000 people across metro and regional WA. We support seniors, those living with disability or in mental health recovery to live the life they choose. The Chorus Voices Podcast is your direct line to our work on the ground across WA. Through Chorus Voices, we share stories and learnings that come from, our workplace and our community. Tune in to hear about the people we support, how our organisation works, and the h personal and professional insights that are inspired by the Chorus community.

Chorus provides in-home and community support to more than 10,000 people across metro and regional WA. We support seniors, those living with disability or in mental health recovery to live the life they choose. The Chorus Voices Podcast is your direct line to our work on the ground across WA. Through Chorus Voices, we share stories and learnings that come from, our workplace and our community. Tune in to hear about the people we support, how our organisation works, and the h personal and professional insights that are inspired by the Chorus community.
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United States

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Chorus provides in-home and community support to more than 10,000 people across metro and regional WA. We support seniors, those living with disability or in mental health recovery to live the life they choose. The Chorus Voices Podcast is your direct line to our work on the ground across WA. Through Chorus Voices, we share stories and learnings that come from, our workplace and our community. Tune in to hear about the people we support, how our organisation works, and the h personal and professional insights that are inspired by the Chorus community.

Twitter:

@chorusaus

Language:

English

Contact:

+61 9591 5500


Episodes

36: Finding Home

9/16/2019
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What pushes people to homelessness? As people age, how does the danger of becoming homeless increase?

Duration:00:14:53

35: Love your age

8/19/2019
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Can you date when you’re in your 80s? This podcast starts with a love story about Elizabeth and Kevin who are challenging the negative stereotypes associated with ageing.

Duration:00:21:43

34: More than a meal

7/15/2019
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Should food be considered as preventative healthcare? Chorus Voices ‘More than a Meal’ looks at the culture of food and what good nutrition means as we age.

Duration:00:21:08

33: We are family

6/17/2019
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What does family mean? Judith Hatton and Lucy Wiseman took to the road to find out in Chorus Voices Episode 33: We are family.

Duration:00:25:01

32: First coffee then care

5/13/2019
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In this episode Dan, Louise and Tina chat about the benefits of a community care model that focuses on humanity rather than bureaucracy.

Duration:00:25:30

31: A Stitch in Time

4/29/2019
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This week on Chorus Voices we’re talking about an issue that few people know about, but one that is affecting a large number of Western Australians in quite a negative and tragic way. The issue is known as elder abuse. Elder abuse includes physical abuse, marital abuse, and financial abuse of older people, and it’s more common than anyone would want to imagine. To help us bring this issue into the light, we’re going to hear from someone who has suffered it firsthand. Listen in to hear this...

Duration:00:24:55

30: Loneliness Part 3: What can we do about loneliness?

4/15/2019
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This week in the final part of our three-part loneliness series we look at the isolation that can happen when we move away from family and friends.

Duration:00:25:18

29: Loneliness Part 2: Why do we feel lonely?

4/1/2019
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Loneliness is often linked to an event, like the death of a loved one. This week on Chorus Voices we dive into part two of our three-part series on loneliness. Tune in and learn why we feel lonely, and what factors contribute to feeling lonely. -- CONTACT US - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/chorusaus/ - Twitter: https://twitter.com/chorusaus - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/chorusaus/

Duration:00:21:34

28: Loneliness Part 1: What is loneliness?

3/18/2019
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According to Swinburne University almost 28% of Australians feel lonely at least three days every week. And 1/5 of us rarely feel we have someone to turn to for help. This week on Chorus Voices we begin our three part series on loneliness. Tune in and learn what loneliness is, and who experiences loneliness.

Duration:00:29:55

27: Changing Tracks

3/4/2019
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The journey to find purposeful and meaningful employment can be surprising. At Chorus that journey can begin by volunteering. Join Dan and Louise this week on Chorus Voices and hear from Chorus team members who have found a new direction at Chorus.

Duration:00:17:33

26: Walk A Day In My Shoes

2/18/2019
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This week is all about the ‘Day in The Life’ initiative at Chorus, where team members shadow each other to get a wider perspective on our purpose. In celebration of this initiative, we’ve even swapped out our hosts! Donna and Lucy are filling in for Dan and Louise this week, as part of their very own ‘Day in The Life’ experience! Find out what they’ve learned from this adventure, and listen to other Chorus team members share their own ‘Day in The Life’ insights.

Duration:00:15:34

25: Wellness at Work

2/4/2019
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Join Louise Forster and Peta Chaytor from Chorus and Rod West from Access Wellbeing (an employee assistance program) on Chorus Voices and explore mental health wellness in the workplace. Find out how Chorus provides mental health support for all team members, and how you can get on top of your mental health and find support in your own workplace.

Duration:00:18:23

24: A Very Merry Unbirthday to You

1/21/2019
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Join Louise Forster, Dan Minchin, and Judith Hatton this week on Chorus Voices and experience the joy, determination and extraordinary mental health journey of Lex. Find out how Chorus mental health recovery services and art programs enabled Lex to recover and pursue dreams of becoming a fashion designer.

Duration:00:23:38

23: Summer Solace

1/7/2019
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Join Louise Forster and Judith Hatton this week on Chorus Voices as they explore how Water Wise gardening benefits individuals, communities and the environment in Western Australia. Find out how Water Wise works and how to start your very own beautiful Water Wise garden.

Duration:00:21:11

22: Christmas Special 2018

12/19/2018
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In this special Christmas edition of Chorus Voices, Dan, Lou and Megs join Matt, Brandon and Stephanie from Visible for a Chorus Voices / Simple Minds mash up. The group reflected on the year of 2018 and what the journey has been like for Chorus. We share our favourite stories, podcasts and moments whilst sharing a bottle of Kombucha. Merry Christmas!

Duration:00:44:51

21: Dancing across borders

12/10/2018
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Join Dan and Louise this week on Chorus Voices as they explore the power of dance to foster a personal connection, improve physical health, and spread joy through a community. Listen in to discover how dance has impacted the lives of various groups in Perth, and especially in seniors and people living with a disability.

Duration:00:18:46

20: Green Fingers Working Together

11/26/2018
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Join Louise this week on Chorus Voices as she meets up with Tolly Haienko to explore the horticulture and gardening at Chorus. Listen in and read on to find out more about students, volunteers and Chorus workers involved in horticultural work, and how it’s impacting the community.

Duration:00:18:20

19: Corporate Rebels

11/12/2018
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Join Dan and Jamin this week on Chorus Voices as they meet with Corporate Rebels founders Pim De Morree and Joost Minnarr. Corporate Rebels is a business bent on understanding what makes a great workplace. Listen in and read on to find out what Chorus learnt from their time with Corporate Rebels, and what you can do to make your workplace more fun.

Duration:00:15:24

18: Chorus Kitchen

10/25/2018
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Join Dan and Louise this week on Chorus Voices as they explore the inner workings of the Chorus Kitchen, a food support service a food support service that is ‘more than just a meal.’ Listen in and read on to find out how Meals on Wheels provides “more than just a meal,” and brings communities together over food.

Duration:00:19:39

17: Shining a Light on Mental Health

10/15/2018
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In support of Mental Health Week, Louise meets with Chorus staff who foster healthy, happy minds by working closely alongside people on their ongoing mental health journeys. Join us as we explore the mental health worker role, and the kind of work Chorus is doing to support people on the path to mental health recovery.

Duration:00:18:35