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Northern Beaches

Caring for Carers

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 Ana & Robyn



       

Hi from Robyn and Ana. We coodinate the Carers and Multicultural Carers support groups and run information courses, education workshops and events throughout the year.  

Often carers are so busy in their caring role that they are not aware of services and support available to them. We are here to support you. We encourage you to join our Program and also find support through other carers who are in similar circumstances. This program is funded by the Federal Government (Department of Social Services) and the NSW Government (Department of Family & Community Services) under the Commonwealth Home Support Program.

We also partner with the Northern Beaches Council and local community services.

What We Do

Our Caring for Carers program provides support, education, information, referral and assistance to carers who reside on the Northern Beaches, empowering them to manage the demands of their caring situation and to maintain their own health and wellbeing.

Who we Help

Anyone who is responsible for a member of their family or a friend, who is frail aged, has dementia or memory loss, has a physical, intellectual or mental health disability or an illness requiring assistance with daily living.

How does it work?

We provide support for Carers through monthly group meetings giving you the opportunity to meet others in like situations, in a relaxed caring and friendly environment.

We also provide:

  • Courses, Educational Sessions and Workshops
  • Education sessions on Dementia such as Residential Care, Hostel and Nursing home, Legal and Financial Workshops
  • Bus outings
  • A quarterly newsletter

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Outing to the Powerhouse Museum

                                                                                                                       

Please come and join a Carers group

A range of Carers groups are held Monday to Friday at our premises at Warriewood and Dee Why as well as in the Community.

  • Dementia Carers - Dee Why
  • Dementia Carers - Mona Vale
  • General Carers - Warriewood
  • General Carers - Dee Why
  • Mental Health Carers - Dee Why
  • Male Carers - Warriewood
  • Social Interest - Dee Why
  • Social Self-Support - Dee Why RSL
  • Social Self-Support - Mona Vale

Please come and join a Multicultural Carers group

The Multicultural Carers Program provides social support to people from a Cultural and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) background to reduce social isolation. We also provide one-on-one support in accessing services and information utilising the Translating and Interpreting Service 131 450.

 

Monthly support groups are held at our Warriewood and Dee Why offices as well as in the community for Carers from communities speaking:

  • Chinese - Dee Why
  • Italian - Dee Why
  • Serbian - Dee Why
  • Spanish - Dee Why
  • Croatian - Warriewood
  • Male Serbian - Dee Why
  • Craft Group - Dee Why

Workshops and Extra Activities

To register your interest, or for more information about these Workshops & Extra Activities, call Robyn on 9931 7777.

Dementia Workshop - Wednesday 18 April 2018, 10.30am - 3pm
Oaks Room, Dee Why RSL Club, 932 Pittwater Road, Dee Why. Four presentations by expert speakers. Morning tea & lunch included.

Walk at Narrabeen Lake - Tuesday 24 April 2018, 10am meet at Jamieson Park carpark. 4km walk starts at 10.15am, return by 11.15am
Complimentary coffee or tea after walk with Cafe 2U at Jamieson Park. Finish by 11.30am.

Lunch at Limani on Narrabeen Lake - Tuesday 1 May 2018, 12 noon to 1.30pm
Complimentary two-course lunch at Limani Restaurant, 11 Narrabeen Street, Narrabeen. RSVP essential.

Grief & Loss Workshop - Mondays - 7 May, 14 May, 21 May & 28 May, 10.30am - 1.30pm
Jackson Room, Dee Why RSL Club, 932 Pittwater Road, Dee Why. Morning tea included. Free of charge.

Sailing Breaks for Carers - Sunday 20 May 2018, 11am - 2pm
Cruising Yacht Club of Australia, 1 New Beach Road, Darling Point.

 

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Male Serbian Carers outing to Akuna Bay

 

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Outing to Hyde Park Barracks

To view our Calendar showing days, times and venues for all Carers & Multicultural Carers activities Click Here

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
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