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Artist flourishes in new home
Talented artist Joanna Elt, 46, has spent most of her adult years in institutions but a move to supported accommodation two years ago has helped her gain independence and control of the schizophrenia which has shaped much of her life.
Photo from left: Southern Cross Care (WA) Inc. (SCC) Chairman John Bryant, 20 year long serving staff members Gloria Lainez, Peta Koontz and John Lampe and SCC CEO Errol Turner.
Thirty-six long serving staff and nine Board Award recipients were recognised at an event in South Perth on Monday 2 December.
The Senior Olympic competitors
The annual Senior Olympics was held in Port Hedland on 26 September. A fierce but friendly battle ensued between long running opponents, Broome and Port Hedland Day Centre clients.