It is with a heavy heart that we share the passing of long-time resident and OC Connections participant Rosemary.
Rosemary passed away earlier in 2022 after more than 35 years of attending the OC Connections Day Support program.
In November, Rosemary’s friends, housemates and OC Connections Support Workers, organised a COVID-safe lunch at a local park to celebrate Rosemary’s life.
Everyone gathered to pay their respects, share fond memories of Rosemary and celebrate the full life that she was able to live. Thanks to the OC Achieve fund, a lovely morning tea was provided and Rosemary’s housemates, with the support of the Day Support team, were able to purchase a beautiful photo frame that will be hung at the Salisbury house for residents to remember Rosemary.
Rosemary will be missed by all and our thoughts are with her family.
Participants and staff become like family and so losing a housemate is like losing family – for both staff and residents. The OC Achieve fund helps residents purchase items that are not covered by the NDIS but are items that are necessary for OC Connections participants.
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