The Child Protection Unit at Westmead sees some of the most vulnerable children and young people ni – our community. Our doctors, social workers, and allied health staff at the CPU provide a clinical service to children who are victims of physical abuse, sexual abuse and serious neglect.
We celebrated Christmas, our last function for the year and our Cheque Presentation to the CPUs in the festive surroundings of The Australian Club.
We were invited to the hospital to show us the new medical room Cornucopia has helped to fund. We were warmly welcomed by Melanie, Robyn Lamb – Department Head of the CPU, Dr Grace Wong and their colleagues in the Child Protection Unit.
Dani is a Social Worker from the Child Protection Unit at Sydney Childrens Hospital, Randwick attending in company with CPU Allied Health Manager, Bernadetta Walsh and Senior Social Worker Clare Stewart.
Following an acknowledgement to country, President Maureen Thornett along with Sophie, warmly welcomed our guests and representatives of the Child Protection Units. Our Guest Speaker was Dani Frisch, Social Worker from the Child Protection Unit at Sydney Childrens Hospital Randwick.
Hello to all members and supporters of the Cornucopia Committee. As Patron, I am writing to update you on a wonderfully busy first half of the year and to thank you for your continuing efforts to raise funds to support child safety and protection.
The Committee was kindly invited by Elise Jennings, General Manager of the Royal Hospital for Women Foundation to attend the Official Launch of the Heart for Her Campaign.
Following acknowledgement of the traditional owners of the lands, Robyn drew our attention to how far we have to go in closing the gap in achieving long term, better health and welfare outcomes of Aboriginal people, particularly in the area of child protection.
This year Cornucopia celebrates its 60th year 1963-2023, and once again our annual Race Day was held in the Champagne Room at Royal Randwick.
The Cornucopia Committee was invited to attend the Child Protection Award held on 5 April at the Sydney Children’s Hospital.
We were welcomed by Bernadette Walsh and Melanie Russo to meet with the CPU’S great team of dedicated professionals. Our group of six were …