St John of God Accord News

Celebrating International Day of People with Disability 2022

Each year, International Day of People with Disability is held on 3 December, creating awareness about the way we think about disability and helping to grow a more inclusive Australia. In 2022 the theme focuses on the role of innovation in fuelling an accessible and equitable world.


Greensborough community campus ceramics and art sale

Join us for our Greensborough community campus ceramics and art sale.


Resignation of Lisa Evans, CEO

Dear families and carers, It’s with some sadness that I let you know I have resigned from St John of God Accord and have accepted a new role as Chief Operating Officer at Scope, one of Australia’s largest disability service providers.


On her way to learning to read and write

Rachel is a client of St John of God Accord who enjoys a range of services such as programs of support, supported independent living and therapy services. 


How COVID-19 help Brad find his passion

Brad Wainman is a Team Leader in Supported Independent Living (Accommodation) at St John of God Accord. He shares his story with us, explaining how he found his dream role and his way out of his isolating experience during COVID-19.


Supporting communication and quality of life

Speech pathologist and positive behaviour support practitioner Stephanie Broadway says she has found her passion for working with clients with disability to help them achieve their goals.


Opportunities open for speech pathologist at St John of God Accord

Di Butcher joined St John of God Accord as a speech pathologist but over the past four years has had the opportunity to expand her leadership skills to now work as the service’s Allied Health Manager.


Building relationships drives Jess

St John of God Accord psychologist Jess Ducat says the relationships she is able to establish with clients is one of the highlights of her job working with people with intellectual disability.


Occupational Therapists now available in the eastern suburbs of Melbourne

St John of God Accord currently has capacity to take referrals for occupational therapy in the eastern suburbs of Melbourne.


Changes to NDIS plan review process

As of July 1st 2022, the National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) has changed the process of reviewing your NDIS plan to a phone call-based system referred to as a ‘Participant Check-in’.