You’re invited to our AGM

Archive for September, 2019

You’re invited to our AGM

You are invited to Jubilee Community Care’s Annual General Meeting on Tuesday, October 8 at the Jephson Hotel, Jephson St, Toowong.

Before the business of the AGM, a buffet will be served at 6pm. It will be followed by a presentation on “Why Strategy Matters” and how strategic decisions have played a role in the growth of Jubilee in the past; the importance of strategy in the operation of Jubilee today; and why strategic planning is essential for not-for-profit organisations like Jubilee to survive and thrive.

Presenters will be former Jubilee committee member Karl Manning, QUT Business School Postdoctural Research Fellow Dr Ruth Knight, and Jubilee director Shaun Riley.

To RSVP for the AGM by Friday, September 27, phone our office on 3871 3220 or email


Jubilee’s 30th birthday fun had by all

Birthday parties are such fun and Jubilee Community Care’s 30th anniversary celebrations were no exception!

Jubilee celebrated its pearl anniversary with two parties – a luncheon for clients at West Toowong Bowls Club and an evening function for staff, former staff and other invited guests. Both functions had about 75 people attend and were a great success.

During the client luncheon our raffle for two quilts, donated by the Monday Quilters at Redcliffe, was drawn. First prize was won by the sister of client Bev P while client Sonia D won the second prize quilt. Both were thrilled. The raffle also helped raise $553 towards purchasing aids that will benefit Jubilee’s clients.

Guest speaker and Milton author Caylie Jeffery also was very popular at the client function, talking about her book Under the Lino.


Jubilee shortlisted for aged care awards

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Jubilee’s Client Support Coordination Team is awaiting news of a national aged care award.

It has been a big year for Jubilee Community Care. While our 30th birthday has been cause for celebration there also has been other reasons to rejoice.

As previously noted, Jubilee won the Team category at the Leading Aged Services Australia (LASA) Excellence in Aged Care Awards (Queensland). The client support coordination team, pictured, will learn if it has won the national award when LASA meets for its Australian congress in late October.

Jubilee also was shortlisted as one of five Queensland finalists in the Telstra Business Awards in the category of Social Change Maker this year. The awards were held in late September after this newsletter went to print so keep an eye out in January’s newsletter to see how we fared.

Lastly, we will find out this month if Jubilee has been shortlisted as a finalist in Hesta’s Aged Care Awards. We have entered the Team Innovation and Individual Distinction categories so again, watch this space to find out if we were successful.

Jubilee director Shaun Riley said the organisation’s biggest asset was its staff, contributing to Jubilee’s success so far across the different awards programs. “One of the biggest avenues for us in terms of attracting clients is word of mouth and that is reflected back on to all of the wonderful and high quality work the support workers and volunteers do,” Mr Riley said. “The clients and their families speak about the calibre of people we employ and the quality of services they provide within the community. Without our employees we wouldn’t have had the clients as well as the longevity and success that we have had.”

Receive Jubilee invoices by email

For many years at Jubilee Community Care we have distributed paper invoices and statements to keep clients up to date with necessary financial information.

However, Jubilee would now prefer to email this information. If you can receive these documents electronically, please email requesting this change in delivery of invoices and statements.

Also, the preferred method of paying monthly invoices is direct debit. To arrange payment via direct debit please phone Jubilee on 3871 3220. Of course, if direct debit is not possible, Jubilee still accepts payment of invoices via BPay, cheques through the mail and direct deposit.


Service changes due on public holidays

There will be some changes to services provided by Jubilee Community Care due to public holidays on October 7, December 25-26 and January 1.

Essential services of personal care, medication assistance and meal preparation will be provided on these days while domestic assistance, social support, respite and shopping will not be.

Also, the office will be closed on these public holidays.

For more information phone the Jubilee office on 3871 3220.