Consumer engagement in aged care – surveys for aged care providers and consumers

By mpconsulting

The Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission (the Commission) has engaged mpconsulting to explore better practice models for engagement between aged care providers and people receiving aged care services. More information on this project is available here. As part of this work, we are seeking input from aged care providers and people receiving aged care services (including their family, friends and carers) on existing models of engagement and how these work in practice. To do this, we have released two. Read more...

Summary of the VMA Review public workshops – available now

By mpconsulting

mpconsulting recently undertook public workshops throughout Australia to inform the review of the Volunteer Management Activity (VMA). Across all workshops a total of approximately 200 people attended, comprising a mix of volunteers, volunteer involving organisations, volunteer support services and peak bodies. mpconsulting has prepared a summary of the key themes and outcomes from the workshops. This document does not attempt to capture the complete range of views and information received through the workshops but provides a high level summary. We’d. Read more...

Volunteer Management Activity Review - survey closed

By mpconsulting

The survey seeking input to the Volunteer Management Activity (VMA) Review is now closed. The survey was open to volunteers, volunteer involving organisations, organisations providing volunteer support services and others from 31 January to 9 April 2018. Over 200 responses were received. We would like to thank stakeholders for completing the survey. This forms a key part of the consultation process for the VMA Review and your input is much appreciated. If you wish to contribute to the Review, please. Read more...

mpconsulting contributes to projects supporting employment

By Ashleigh Kennedy

Last month I attended The Funding Network’s first live crowdfunding event for 2018 as part of the Inner North Community Foundation’s 10th Anniversary Celebrations. mpconsulting has worked closely with the Inner North Community Foundation for the past seven years. Being based in Melbourne’s inner north, we enjoy being involved in and giving back to our local community. I was keen to experience a live crowd-funding event aimed at supporting pathways to employment. The Funding Network events bring together non-profit organisations. Read more...

Volunteer Management Activity Review forums - Register now

By mpconsulting

mpconsulting is holding forums across Australia regarding the Volunteer Management Activity (formerly known as the Volunteer Management Program) throughout February to May 2018. The forums are an opportunity for stakeholders to discuss the strengths and weaknesses of the Activity and opportunities for volunteer support and management into the future. This will inform our Review of the Volunteer Management Activity to determine how appropriate, effective and efficient the program is. Details regarding the forums are below. Due to high demand, a. Read more...