RusCare Ltd was established to cater for the needs of, and provide support and services to, Victorians of Russian or Slavic origin.
With a history of 50 years’ service, our not-for-profit organisation is supported by the Commonwealth Government through the Department of Health, the Victorian Government Department of Human Services, the Victorian Multicultural Commission, Local Government bodies, as well as Philanthropic Trusts, Corporations and individual donors.
RusCare Ltd is an Income Tax Exempt Charitable Entity and a registered Deductible Gift Recipient under the Income Tax Assessment Act 1997. Our Australian Business Number is 24 829 385 690.
RusCare Ltd is registered as an Incorporated Association under the Associations Incorporation Act 1981 (No A00 11665H).
Our global strategy is reviewed tri-annually and updated in Strategic Planning Seminars. The organisation also develops a five year Business Plan to ensure the long-term viability of RusCare Ltd
Our employees speak a total of twenty nine languages, many of which are the languages of our Care Recipients/Consumers including; Russian, Serbian, Croatian, Polish, Ukrainian, Bosnian, Mandarin, Cantonese, Hindi, Cebuano, Arabic, Tagalog, Punjabi, Samoan, Auslan, French, Greek, Malayan, Maltese, Singhalese, Tamil and Telugu.
We also enjoy the support of dedicated volunteers, who generously give their time and skills for the benefit of assisting our Care Recipients/Consumers. In fact, collectively we assist people from twenty different nationalities throughout Victoria.
RusCare leads in the provision of quality community and aged care services to the Russian, Slavic and broader communities in Victoria
RusCare works in partnership with the community to develop and grow our vision through good governance, proactive strategies, advocacy and effective, caring and responsive services
We understand the needs, feelings and expectations of our residents and clients and respond appropriately.
We value the inherent dignity and equality of all people, regardless of their circumstances, and we recognise the value and uniqueness of each person.
We take responsibility for our actions and act with transparency and honesty to uphold the values of RusCare.
We provide the support, care and services for our residents, clients and their relatives to make informed decisions, and for our staff to achieve the highest skill levels required to apply best practice standards.