The Myrtle Cottage Group is a community based organisation, providing activities for people who are frail aged, younger people with disabilities, and respite care for people with dementia. Located in Ingleburn, South Western Sydney NSW.

Myrtle Cottage is a registered charity and an incorporated association with it's own constitution.

 Aims and Objectives

  • To provide high quality, accountable and responsible services
  • To provide services which are accessible and provide opportunities for personal growth
  • To build and maintain networks and partnerships with other services to improve clients’ outcomes.

 Philosophy

Myrtle Cottage Group Inc endeavours to operate in a professional and caring manner that promotes:

  • Respect, dignity and informed choice for clients, volunteers and staff
  • Integrity, honesty and transparency in business conduct and
  • Diversity and inclusion.

 Outcomes

The outcomes pursued by Myrtle Cottage Group Inc are:

  • that people who are frail aged or have a disability can remain in their own home;
  • that family or other primary care givers are supported in their role;
  • that the agency operates in an effective, efficient and accountable manner.

Programs offered

The cottage offers day activities for people who are frail aged, younger people with disabilities and people with dementia. Activities provide mental stimulation and encourage companionship. The cottage provides five programs operating over six days per week (Monday to Saturday).

The five programs offered at Myrtle Cottage are:

  • Diversional Therapy Program for people who are frail aged (Campbelltown LGA)
  • Community Linkline Program (Macarthur Region)
  • Bell (Dementia) Program (Macarthur Region)
  • Diversional Therapy Program for younger people with disabilities aged 18-60 (Campbelltown LGA)
  • Recreation Program for younger people with disabilities aged 18-60 (Campbelltown LGA)

  Statement of Purpose

The purpose of Myrtle Cottage Group Inc is to assist frail aged and younger people with disabilities, people with dementia and their carers, who are at risk of premature or inappropriate institutionalisation, to remain in their own homes.

  Mission Statement

To provide excellence in the care and support of client members through programs that challenge and enhance their quality of life within the community.