News

Amaranth Foundation’s Contribution Recognised at 2018 Federation Business Awards

The contribution of the Amaranth Foundation and that of its founder and CEO, Julianne Whyte was recognised in two categories of the Corowa Business Chamber 2018 Federation Business Awards, Friday 20 July at the gala dinner at Corowa Whisky and Chocolate Factory. CEO and founder, Julianne Whyte, OAM, won the…...

Read more

Counselling Services for Children and Young People Highlighted at Kids Festival

Amaranth Community Services is delighted to be part of the Federation Council Festival of Fun for Kids, Saturday 20 May at the Corowa Race Club from 1pm-5pm where we’ll be highlighting our counselling services for children and young people aged from four to 25. Growing up has always been a…...

Read more

Amaranth Keeps the Advance Care Planning Conversation Going

Amaranth took the lead in the conversation about the importance of people of all ages having an advance care plan at a morning tea in Wagga as part of the inaugural National Advance Care Planning Week last month. The morning tea at Amaranth’s Health and Wellbeing Centre was attended by…...

Read more

National Advance Care Planning Week – Cuppa and Cake in Wagga

Amaranth Community Care is encouraging people to become part of the conversation about the need to discuss future healthcare preferences at a morning tea as part of Australia’s first National Advance Care Planning Week. To be held at its Health and Wellbeing Centre, 46 Peter Street, Wagga Wagga from 10.30am…...

Read more

Amaranth Foundation’s ‘Wrap Around Care’ Extends Its Reach

From the moment a person steps across the threshold of the Amaranth Foundation and its premises in Corowa and Wagga Wagga, they should be confident that they will receive the wrap around care that will meet their physical and mental health needs. Speaking at the official opening of the foundation’s…...

Read more

Amaranth Foundation wins prestigious award at the recent NSW Agency for Clinical Innovation Awards

Julianne Whyte, CEO of Amaranth Foundation, was awarded the “Most Creative and Innovative Project” at the Agency for Clinical Innovation awards ceremony at the  NSW Rural Health and Research Congress, at Tweed Heads in November 2016. Jenny Preece, Rural Health Manager for the Agency for Clinical Innovation stated  at the…...

Read more

Amaranth interview with ABC Canberra

Julianne Whyte, CEO of Amaranth Foundation, joining ABC Canberra with Tom Robert to discuss his life story. Heavy metal promoter, Tom Roberts, has a heavier story than most. The 27-year-old father of two from Batemans Bay, NSW has Friedreich’s ataxia, a genetic disorder which progressively damages the nervous system. It’s…...

Read more

Alzheimer’s, Loss and Grief

Alzheimer’s is a disease.  It is the most common form of dementia. Alzheimer’s is a progressive disease of the brain that slowly impairs memory and cognitive function. The exact cause is unknown and there is no cure.  Damage to the brain begins years before any symptoms show. Abnormal protein deposits…...

Read more

Existential Distress

What does this have to do with a life-threatening illness? The word ‘existential’ describes experiences related to existence and experience; with emphasis on human existence and human dealing with experience and existence. From a philosophical stance it describes those elements that exist and are identified as known by an experience…...

Read more

Amaranth Foundation at the 2016 Primary Healthcare Research Conference

Primary Health Care Research and Information Service (PHCRIS) Conference : Canberra 8 -9th June 2016. PHCRIS organises the annual Primary Health Care Research Conference – a major event in Australian primary health care research, to present research findings, discuss research methodology and policy issues, and build and maintain essential networks…...

Read more