Archived News and Information

Trial of Delivered Kosher Meals

08 May 2017

Following the recent survey conducted during March, we are now exploring a once off trial of providing delivered frozen kosher meals to community members. To learn more,  visit our community engagement page.

Frozen Kosher Meal Project Update

07 April 2017

For the latest update on the Frozen Kosher Meal Project following the recent survey of community members conducted during March, visit our community engagement page.

JCS is now an approved aged care provider

03 April 2017

JCS is now an approved provider of aged care. Click here to find out more about what these changes mean for consumers and JCS.

March Community Connections

14 March 2017

Our March edition of Community Connections is now available. Click here to read the latest news and updates from JCS.

Frozen Kosher Meal Project

8 March 2017

As there is no kosher caterer or kosher meals preparation service in SA, we understand that this is an issue and concern particularly for some older members of the Jewish community who have kept a kosher diet all their lives.

JCS is seeking the input and assistance of community members to answer a few questions to assist us with further scoping and costing of providing frozen kosher meals in the future. Visit our Community Engagement page to learn more.

Community Engagement Update

2 March 2017

To view the latest updates as part of our community engagement and consultations with the Jewish community, visit our Community Engagement page.

Care Recipients Rights and Responsibilities

27 February 2017

From today the Charter has been amended, in line with the Increasing Choice in Home Care measure. The Charter of Care Recipients’ Rights and Responsibilities – Home Care outlines the rights and responsibilities of care recipients when receiving care in their home.

For a copy of the Charter of Care Recipients Rights and ResponsibilitiesHome Care, click here or contact us to request a copy.

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Active Choices. Active People.

23 February 2017

Our Active Choices. Active People. model of service promotes Consumer Directed Care (CDC) principles for individuals who access our services, Click here for more information.

Consumer Directed Care

16 February 2017

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From 27 February 2017, if you currently have or are considering a home care package in the future, it will become simpler to choose the service provider that is right for you.  Click here for more information.

Upcoming Focus Group

19 January 2017

 

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It’s not too late to RSVP for the JCS Focus Group that will be facilitated as part of our ongoing community engagement and consultations with members of the Jewish community.

Sunday, 29 January 2017
1:30pm to 3:00pm
Beit Shalom Synagogue

RSVP to Community Engagement Focus Group on Sunday, 29 January

To read the latest news and updates, visit the Community Engagement and Consultations Page.

Community Engagement & Consultations

12 January 2017

 

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As part of our community engagement consultations currently underway with members of the Jewish community in SA, we have now added the Community Engagement & Consultations page to the JCS website for community members to keep updated with the latest information and opportunities to contribute and become involved by having your say.

To read the latest news and updates, visit the Community Engagement and Consultations Page.

Registered Charity Tick

07 December 2016

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The ACNC has developed the Tick of Charity Registration (the Registered Charity Tick) for registered charities to show the public that they are registered with the ACNC.

The Registered Charity Tick aims to give reassurance to the public that registered charities are transparent and accountable by highlighting their presence on the ACNC Charity Register.

You can find out more about JCS including viewing our Annual Information Statements by clicking here

2016 Annual Report

05 December 2016

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A copy of our 2016 Annual Report is now available to download.

To download a copy , click here

If you have trouble opening the annual report as a PDF document, please contact us on 8363 5400.

National Volunteer Week 2016

9 May 2016

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Today marks the beginning of National Volunteer Week 2016, which runs from 9-15 May. In 2016 the theme is Give Happy, Live Happy which, explores the research that shows volunteers live happier and healthier lives.

JCS says a huge THANK YOU to all our fantastic volunteers who dedicate many hours to support us deliver our valued services and programs to our community members.

Honouring SA’s Jewish ANZACS, 100 years on

14 April 2016

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South Australia's Jewish ANZACS will be honoured in a special event as part of the national Centenary of ANZAC Jewish Program at the Adelaide Hebrew Congregation at 2 pm on April 17. Read More

JCS achieves outstanding result following Quality Review

31 March 2016

Following our Quality Review undertaken by the Australian Aged Care Quality Agency on Tuesday, 22 March, we are pleased to advise that JCS successfully met each of the 18 Expected Outcomes. Read More 

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Are you a Carer within the Jewish Community of SA?

9 March 2016

Are you a Carer within the Jewish Community of SA?  You are invited to register for our upcoming Carers Function to be held in April.

For further information, and to register your interest, click here

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Changes to Client Fees from 1 March

17 February 2016

From 1 March 2016, there will be changes to client contributions and fees for all JCS programs and services.  To learn more about these changes, please visit our information page

Carer support programmes funding extension for JCS

17 February 2016

The Assistant Minister for Social Services, Hon Alan Tudge MP, recently announced a 12 month grant extension for organisations delivering carer support services.

JCS is currently funded as part of the Counselling, Support, Information and Advocacy (CSIA) carer support programme and as part of this announcement we will have our grant agreement extended through to 30 June 2017.

To read the Media Release by Hon Alan Tudge MP, click here

JCS Receives CHSP Funding until 30 June 2018

JCS signs comprehensive funding agreement to deliver quality CHSP services to the Jewish Community until 30 June 2018

To read all the information, click here

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