THE elderly and those with disabilities now have another care option to help them stay in their homes longer, with Right at Home setting up a base in Summer Street.
Geoff and Bronwyn Cook have the southern NSW branch of the franchise, which initially started in their hometown of Wagga Wagga two years ago.
However, Mr Cook said the need was so great in Orange, the couple felt they could expand.
“It’s a bigger centre, it services a larger population and in terms of providers prepared to move here and provide a physical presence, there are very few,” he said.
The branch currently has five employees to provide physical care, social visits, house cleaning and help clients shop, but Mr Cook expected it to grow closer to employment numbers in Wagga, which currently sits at 100.
The office is located at 203 Summer Street, formerly the Optus store.
WAX ON, WAX OFF: NANCY OPENS SALON AFTER MOVE
LESS than a week after she moved to Orange, Nancy Nayler has already opened her waxing salon at 319 Summer Street.
Mrs Nayler ran The Dollhouse Waxing and Beauty in Mount Isa for six years before moving her family south to be closer to her parents at Parkes and sister in Canberra.
Opening on Friday, she said she kept The Dollhouse’s services simple, offering waxing and tints only.
Everyone in Orange has been really friendly and I’ve been blown away by the amount of people just giving me a go, being a new business.Nancy Nayler
“You get to talk to people and customers know they’ll get the same person each time for the same result,” she said.
“Everyone in Orange has been really friendly and I’ve been blown away by the amount of people just giving me a go, being a new business.”
RETAILS WORKSHOPS FOR CABONNE BUSINESS OWNERS
CABONNE businesses are invited to a free Retail Revamp Workshop to learn how redesigning retail spaces can lead to higher turnover and bigger profits.
Workshops will be held between 7am-9am at the Age of Fishes Museum in Canowindra on Monday and at the Council Chambers in Molong on Tuesday, October 16 to mark Small Business Month. Facilitator Carol Bagaric can then visit particular shops to provide individual onsite advice.
There may be a simple, free or very cost-effective tip that will draw more customers into your shop.Cabonne Council community engagement and development manager Dale Jones
Cabonne Council community engagement and development manager Dale Jones said the workshops would show retailers how to activate their space through best-practice visual merchandising.
“There may be a simple, free or very cost-effective tip that will draw more customers into your shop,” he said.
To book, call 6392 3200 or email firstname.lastname@example.org by 5pm on Thursday.
SEMINAR ON MENTAL HEALTH AND BUSINESS
THE NSW Business Chamber will run a seminar on mental health in business on Tuesday, October 23 at The Hotel Canobolas.
The seminar will offer guidance on how to nurture a safe and high-performing workplace, including reading the early signs of depression, performance management, and understanding domestic and family violence leave.
To book or get more information visit events.nswbc.com.au.
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