Jan
21
4:00 PM16:00

Classic Movie Club - Brighton

RSVP required by: Monday 14 Jan 2019

MOVIE: SUNSTRUCK

The Commonwealth Home Support Program presents classic movie screenings each month for older people who are frail, aged or who have dementia and over 65 years of age.

These events offer a fun night in a relaxed and social environment.  Movie screenings are held on last Monday of each month at Classic Residences in Brighton East from 4.00pm to 7.00pm. 

Afternoon tea is provided followed by the movie screening and a light supper.

Cost

$15 for one carer and one client
$20 for one carer and two clients
First session FREE for new members

Booking and information

Call 9076 6644 one week prior to the screening to book your place. Bookings are essential

Who Can Attend

Clients who are frail, aged or who have dementia and over 65 years of age.

Clients must be accompanied by only one carer

Carers must reside in the Southern Metropolitan Region

Where

Classic Residences
3 Brewer Street
Brighton East

Refreshments
Afternoon tea and a light supper
Please advise dietary requirements when booking

Stanley Evans, a shy schoolteacher, heads to Australia after a failed romance. His organisation of a school choir eventually performs in an Australian music festival.

Stanley Evans, a shy schoolteacher, heads to Australia after a failed romance. His organisation of a school choir eventually performs in an Australian music festival.

FUTURE MOVIE SCREENINGS INCLUDE

25 February 2019 - Kiss Me Kate
25 March 2019 - Smithy
29 April 2019 - Chariots of Fire
27 May 2019 - Goodbye Mr Chips
24 June 2016 - Nickle Queen

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Feb
6
2:00 PM14:00

Home Care Package - Caulfield

Join us for a relaxed chat about supporting older people to live at home

Registration Closes: Wednesday 30 Jan 2019

Meet the staff from Alfred Health Carer Services, share a cuppa and chat about everything to do with home care packages.

What is a home care package and;

  • How will it help?

  • How do I get a package?

  • How do I choose a package provider?

  • How much will I have to pay for my package?

Have support to look up information on our computers. Talk with other carers.

Bookings

To book, please phone 9076 6644 at least one week prior or register your interest online. Places are limited.

Who should attend:

Carers, family members and friends who are supporting an older person or someone living with dementia. 

Assistance with in-home respite, transport and interpreters can be arranged; please make a request when booking.

Participants must reside in the Southern Metropolitan Region

Where:

Caulfield Hospital Ashley Ricketson Centre
Group Room 2
260 Kooyong Road
Caulfield Enter via Gate 2 Building 22
Car parking available for $6 or 3 hour free on Kooyong Road

Refreshments
Tea, coffee and biscuits will be provided

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Feb
7
10:00 AM10:00

What is Dementia? - Dandenong

Registration Closes: Thursday 31 Jan 2019

Caring for a person with dementia can be challenging.  You may manage better when you have an understanding of the disease and the ways it can change a person’s abilities.

We invite you to attend a workshop presented by Alfred Health Carer Services.

This workshop will provide an introduction to dementia - causes, symptoms, stages and typical changes that may occur.

We will also talk about services to assist you and where you can learn more.

Bookings

To book, please phone 9076 6644 at least one week prior or register your interest online. Places are limited.

Who Should Attend

Family members, carers and friends who are supporting an older person with dementia
who is living at home.

Assistance with in-home respite, transport and interpreters can be arranged; please make a request when booking.

Participants must reside in the Southern Metropolitan Region

Where

Dandenong Civic Centre
Meeting Room 2NE
225 Lonsdale Street
Dandenong

Refreshments
Light lunch provided
Please advise dietary requirements when booking

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Feb
13
10:00 AM10:00

Self Care through Tai Chi & Mindfulness (3 session program) - Springvale

Registration Closes: Wednesday 6 February 2019

GENTLE MOVEMENT AND MINDFULNESS SESSION FOR CARERS

Join us for a series of 3 workshops to explore how the gentle movements of Tai Chi and the practice of mindfulness can sustain you in your caring role. Participants must be able to attend all 3 sessions which will be held on 13/02/19, 20/02/19 and 27/02/19

The workshops will include:

  • An introduction to Tai Chi with some gentle movement seated or standing

  • An introduction to mindfulness and some guided meditations

  • Exploring how mindfulness can help you cope more effectively with challenges and stress in your caring role

  • Tips and handouts for daily practice

About the facilitator:

Anja Tanhane has been practising Tai Chi and meditation for thirty years and has taught in a wide range of health and community settings.

Bookings

To book, please phone 9076 6644 at least one week prior or register your interest online. Places are limited.

Who should attend?

Carers, family members, and friends who are supporting a person with dementia, a frail older person, a person with a disability or a person experiencing mental illness.

Assistance with in-home respite, transport and interpreters can be arranged; please make a request when booking.  Please wear comfortable clothing.

Participants must reside in the Southern Metropolitan Region

Where

Springvale Reserve
1 Ericksen Street
Springvale

Refreshments
Light lunch provided
Please advise dietary requirements when booking

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Feb
19
5:30 PM17:30

Frankston Movie Club

RSVP required by: Tuesday 12 February 2019

MOVIE: COCOON

We’d love to meet you at our Frankston Movie Club

Enjoy a relaxing evening out with other carers on the third Tuesday of the month held at our Alfred Heath Carer Services site from 5.30 pm-8.00 pm.

Movies are usually cinema classics and light supper is provided prior the screening.  There is no cost to carers and the person you care for.  Please be aware that attendant care is not provided and carers are responsible for the person they bring. 

Booking and information

Please call 9076 6644 one week prior to the screening to book your place.

Who Can Attend

Movie club is open to carers and the person they care for.

Carers must reside in the Southern Metropolitan Region.

Where

Alfred Heath Carer Services
51 Playne Street
Frankston

Refreshments
A light supper is provided prior to the movie screening
Please advise dietary requirements when booking

A sci-fi fantasy about a group of senior citizens in a Florida rest home who discover a fountain of youth. Soon the fountain is swarming with retirees wanting to regain their youth.  Running time 117 minutes

A sci-fi fantasy about a group of senior citizens in a Florida rest home who discover a fountain of youth. Soon the fountain is swarming with retirees wanting to regain their youth.

Running time 117 minutes

FUTURE MOVIE SCREENINGS INCLUDE

19 March 2019 - Manhattan
16 April 2019 - Crackerjack
21 May 2019 - Red Dog
18 June 2019 - Hoodwink

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Feb
21
10:00 AM10:00

Creative Ways to Care - (8 Sessions) Mornington

Registration Closes: Thursday 14 February 2019

STRATEGIES FOR CARERS OF PEOPLE LIVING WITH DEMENTIA

This program is held over 7 half day sessions (10:00 am - 2:00 pm) plus an additional reunion lunch (12:00 pm - 2:00 pm)

The session details are as follows;

21/02/19 - Introduction session
28/02/19 -Dementia, Behaviour and Activities
07/03/19 - Reminiscence
14/03/19 - Stimulating and Soothing the Senses
28/03/19 - Music
04/04/19 - Creative Activities
11/04/19 - Review Sessions
09/05/19 - Reunion Lunch

Who Should Attend

The program is for carers who are;

  • Caring for a family member or friend living with dementia

  • Concerned about behaviours such as wandering,restlessness, repetitive questioning, repeating tasks or actions, lack of motivation or boredom

Carers will;

  • Discover ways of using everyday activities to connect, have fun and share meaningful time with the person with dementia

  • Learn strategies that may settle or cease changed behaviours, or assist with a task

  • Receive written information and resources to help implement the activities and strategies at home

  • Exchange ideas and receive support and inspiration from other carers

Bookings

To book, please phone 9076 6644 at least one week prior or register your interest online. Places are limited.

This program is not suitable for paid care workers

Assistance with in-home respite, transport and interpreters can be arranged; please make a request when booking.

Participants must reside in the Southern Metropolitan Region

Where

Mornington Golf Club
Tallis Drive
Mornington

Refreshments

Morning tea and a light lunch provided
Please advise dietary requirements when booking

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Feb
25
4:00 PM16:00

Classic Movie Club - Brighton

RSVP required by: Monday 18 February 2019

MOVIE: KISS ME KATE

The Commonwealth Home Support Program presents classic movie screenings each month for older people who are frail, aged or who have dementia and over 65 years of age.

These events offer a fun night in a relaxed and social environment.  Movie screenings are held on last Monday of each month at Classic Residences in Brighton East from 4.00pm to 7.00pm. 

Afternoon tea is provided followed by the movie screening and a light supper.

Cost

$15 for one carer and one client
$20 for one carer and two clients
First session FREE for new members

Booking and information

Call 9076 6644 one week prior to the screening to book your place. Bookings are essential

Who Can Attend

Clients who are frail, aged or who have dementia and over 65 years of age.

Clients must be accompanied by only one carer

Carers must reside in the Southern Metropolitan Region

Where

Classic Residences
3 Brewer Street
Brighton East

Refreshments
Afternoon tea and a light supper
Please advise dietary requirements when booking

An ex-husband and wife team star in a musical version of  The Taming of the Shrew .  Ex-lovers’ quarrels and a gangster looking for some money owed to them causes trouble

An ex-husband and wife team star in a musical version of The Taming of the Shrew.

Ex-lovers’ quarrels and a gangster looking for some money owed to them causes trouble

FUTURE MOVIE SCREENINGS INCLUDE

25 March 2019 - Smithy
29 April 2019 - Chariots of Fire
27 May 2019 - Goodbye Mr Chips
24 June 2016 - Nickle Queen

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Mar
6
10:00 AM10:00

What is Dementia? - Chelsea

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Registration Closes: Wednesday 27 Feb 2019

Caring for a person with dementia can be challenging.  You may manage better when you have an understanding of the disease and the ways it can change a person’s abilities.

We invite you to attend a workshop presented by Alfred Health Carer Services.

This workshop will provide an introduction to dementia - causes, symptoms, stages and typical changes that may occur.

We will also talk about services to assist you and where you can learn more.

Bookings

To book, please phone 9076 6644 at least one week prior or register your interest online. Places are limited.

Who Should Attend

Family members, carers and friends who are supporting an older person with dementia
who is living at home.

Assistance with in-home respite, transport and interpreters can be arranged; please make a request when booking.

Participants must reside in the Southern Metropolitan Region

Where

Longbeach Place
Neighbourhood House
15 Chelsea Road, Chelsea

Refreshments
Light lunch provided
Please advise dietary requirements when booking

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Mar
13
10:30 AM10:30

Riding the Roller Coaster - Chelsea

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Registration Closes: Wednesday 6 Mar 2019

STRATEGIES TO ASSIST CARERS COPE WITH LOSS AND CHANGE

We invite you to attend a workshop presented by Alfred Health Carer Services.

This workshop will allow you to explore the emotional impact of caring for an older person or someone living with dementia.  It will provide the opportunity to;

  • Acknowledge the impact of loss and change

  • Help you to recognise your strengths

  • Explore supports available and ways you can take care of yourself

  • Learn from the experience of other carers

Bookings

To book, please phone 9076 6644 at least one week prior or register your interest online. Places are limited.

Who Should Attend

Family members, carers and friends who are supporting an older person or someone living with dementia at home.

Assistance with in-home respite, transport and interpreters can be arranged; please make a request when booking.

Participants must reside in the Southern Metropolitan Region

Where

Longbeach Place
Neighbourhood House
15 Chelsea Road, Chelsea

Refreshments
Light lunch provided
Please advise dietary requirements when booking

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Mar
18
10:00 AM10:00

Dementia and Caring (3 session program) - Berwick

Registration Closes: Monday 11 March 2019

A SHORT COURSE TO ASSIST CARERS OF A PERSON WITH DEMENTIA

This 3 session course is for carers who may be struggling with the changes in their life and relationships since a dementia diagnosis. Participants must be able to attend all 3 sessions which will be held on 18/3/19, 25/3/19 and 1/4/19. 

During the course, presented by Dementia Australia, you will:

  • Gain information about the symptoms of dementia and how they may affect the person you care for

  • Discuss the effect that these changes can have on you as the carer, and how you can cope

  • Learn how to manage changes in the person you care for and how to help them lead fulfilling lives.

This course will encourage participants to share their experiences within a small group and to listen to and support each other.

Bookings

To book, please phone 9076 6644 at least one week prior or register your interest online. Places are limited.

Who should attend?

Carers, family members and friends of a person who has dementia and lives at home

Assistance with in-home respite, transport and interpreters can be arranged; please make a request when booking.  Please wear comfortable clothing.

Participants must reside in the Southern Metropolitan Region

Where

Old Cheese Factory
34 Homestead Road
Berwick

Refreshments
Light lunch provided
Please advise dietary requirements when booking

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Mar
19
5:30 PM17:30

Frankston Movie Club

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RSVP required by: Tuesday 12 March 2019

MOVIE: MANHATTAN

We’d love to meet you at our Frankston Movie Club

Enjoy a relaxing evening out with other carers on the third Tuesday of the month held at our Alfred Heath Carer Services site from 5.30 pm-8.00 pm.

Movies are usually cinema classics and light supper is provided prior the screening.  There is no cost to carers and the person you care for.  Please be aware that attendant care is not provided and carers are responsible for the person they bring. 

Booking and information

Please call 9076 6644 one week prior to the screening to book your place.

Who Can Attend

Movie club is open to carers and the person they care for.

Carers must reside in the Southern Metropolitan Region.

Where

Alfred Heath Carer Services
51 Playne Street
Frankston

Refreshments
A light supper is provided prior to the movie screening
Please advise dietary requirements when booking

Woody Allen plays a comedy writer whose wife has left him for another women. He is intending to write a book about his romantic entanglements but his work is constantly being interrupted.

Woody Allen plays a comedy writer whose wife has left him for another women. He is intending to write a book about his romantic entanglements but his work is constantly being interrupted.

FUTURE MOVIE SCREENINGS INCLUDE

16 April 2019 - Crackerjack
21 May 2019 - Red Dog
18 June 2019 - Hoodwink

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Mar
21
10:00 AM10:00

Practical Matters - Chelsea

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Registration Closes: Thursday 14 Mar 2019

STRATEGIES FOR CARERS AND FAMILY MEMBERS

We invite you to attend a workshop presented by Alfred Health Carer Services.

This workshop is for carers who may be struggling with the changes in their everyday activities and routines since a dementia diagnosis.

On completion of this session, you will;

  • Be familiar with practical strategies to assist you to respond to the symptoms of dementia

  • Understand the effect that these changes can have on you as a carer

  • Be aware of diet, personal care, wellbeing and lifestyle choices you are making

  • Receive written information and resources to help implement the activities and strategies at home

  • Exchange ideas and receive support and inspiration from other carers

Bookings

To book, please phone 9076 6644 at least one week prior or register your interest online. Places are limited.

Who Should Attend

Family members, carers and friends who are supporting an older person with dementia
who is living at home.

Assistance with in-home respite, transport and interpreters can be arranged; please make a request when booking.

Participants must reside in the Southern Metropolitan Region

Where

Longbeach Place
Neighbourhood House
15 Chelsea Road, Chelsea

Refreshments
Light lunch provided
Please advise dietary requirements when booking

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Mar
25
4:00 PM16:00

Classic Movie Club - Brighton

RSVP required by: Monday 18 March 2019

MOVIE: SMITHY

The Commonwealth Home Support Program presents classic movie screenings each month for older people who are frail, aged or who have dementia and over 65 years of age.

These events offer a fun night in a relaxed and social environment.  Movie screenings are held on last Monday of each month at Classic Residences in Brighton East from 4.00pm to 7.00pm. 

Afternoon tea is provided followed by the movie screening and a light supper.

Cost

$15 for one carer and one client
$20 for one carer and two clients
First session FREE for new members

Booking and information

Call 9076 6644 one week prior to the screening to book your place. Bookings are essential

Who Can Attend

Clients who are frail, aged or who have dementia and over 65 years of age.

Clients must be accompanied by only one carer

Carers must reside in the Southern Metropolitan Region

Where

Classic Residences
3 Brewer Street
Brighton East

Refreshments
Afternoon tea and a light supper
Please advise dietary requirements when booking

A film about Australian Aviator Sir Charles Kingsford Smith and his 1928 flight across the Pacific Ocean, from San Francisco to Queensland Australia.

A film about Australian Aviator Sir Charles Kingsford Smith and his 1928 flight across the Pacific Ocean, from San Francisco to Queensland Australia.

FUTURE MOVIE SCREENINGS INCLUDE

29 April 2019 - Chariots of Fire
27 May 2019 - Goodbye Mr Chips
24 June 2016 - Nickle Queen

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Apr
16
5:30 PM17:30

Frankston Movie Club

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RSVP required by: Tuesday 9 April 2019

MOVIE: CRACKERJACK

We’d love to meet you at our Frankston Movie Club

Enjoy a relaxing evening out with other carers on the third Tuesday of the month held at our Alfred Heath Carer Services site from 5.30 pm-8.00 pm.

Movies are usually cinema classics and light supper is provided prior the screening.  There is no cost to carers and the person you care for.  Please be aware that attendant care is not provided and carers are responsible for the person they bring. 

Booking and information

Please call 9076 6644 one week prior to the screening to book your place.

Who Can Attend

Movie club is open to carers and the person they care for.

Carers must reside in the Southern Metropolitan Region.

Where

Alfred Heath Carer Services
51 Playne Street
Frankston

Refreshments
A light supper is provided prior to the movie screening
Please advise dietary requirements when booking

When an enterprising scammer joins a bowling club just to score free inner city parking, little does he know he may become the key to the future of the club.  Running time 89 minutes

When an enterprising scammer joins a bowling club just to score free inner city parking, little does he know he may become the key to the future of the club.

Running time 89 minutes

FUTURE MOVIE SCREENINGS INCLUDE

21 May 2019 - Red Dog
18 June 2019 - Hoodwink

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Apr
29
4:00 PM16:00

Classic Movie Club - Brighton

RSVP required by: Monday 22 April 2019

MOVIE: Chariots of Fire

The Commonwealth Home Support Program presents classic movie screenings each month for older people who are frail, aged or who have dementia and over 65 years of age.

These events offer a fun night in a relaxed and social environment.  Movie screenings are held on last Monday of each month at Classic Residences in Brighton East from 4.00pm to 7.00pm. 

Afternoon tea is provided followed by the movie screening and a light supper.

Cost

$15 for one carer and one client
$20 for one carer and two clients
First session FREE for new members

Booking and information

Call 9076 6644 one week prior to the screening to book your place. Bookings are essential

Who Can Attend

Clients who are frail, aged or who have dementia and over 65 years of age.

Clients must be accompanied by only one carer

Carers must reside in the Southern Metropolitan Region

Where

Classic Residences
3 Brewer Street
Brighton East

Refreshments
Afternoon tea and a light supper
Please advise dietary requirements when booking

The story   of athletes in the 1924 Olympics: Eric Liddell, a Scottish Christian and Harold Abrahams, an English Jewish man.

The story of athletes in the 1924 Olympics: Eric Liddell, a Scottish Christian and Harold Abrahams, an English Jewish man.

FUTURE MOVIE SCREENINGS INCLUDE

27 May 2019 - Goodbye Mr Chips
24 June 2016 - Nickle Queen

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May
8
10:00 AM10:00

Aged Care Program (2 session program) - Chelsea

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Registration Closes: Wednesday 1 May 2019

DO YOU WANT TO KNOW MORE ABOUT THE AGED CARE SYSTEM?

The aged care system is complex and can be confusing.  Be prepared by coming along to a 2 session workshop which explains the many components of aged care. Participants must be able attend both sessions

Presented by Carers Victoria and hosted by Alfred Health Carer Services.

The workshops will include;

8/5/19 - Support at home

This looks at eligibility for services including the Aged Care Assessment, types of services, service providers and costs

15/5/19 - Residential Care

This looks at eligibility for entry into a residential home, how to apply and the cost involved

Bookings

To book, please phone 9076 6644 at least one week prior or register your interest online. Places are limited.

Who should attend?

·Carers, family members, and friends who would like to know more about the Aged Care System.

Assistance with in-home respite, transport and interpreters can be arranged; please make a request when booking.  Please wear comfortable clothing.

Participants must reside in the Southern Metropolitan Region

Where

Longbeach Place
Neighbourhood House
15 Chelsea Road, Chelsea

 Refreshments
Light lunch provided
Please advise dietary requirements when booking

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May
21
9:45 AM09:45

Managing Carer Fatigue (3 session program) - Highett

Registration Closes: Tuesday 14 May 2019

Join us for a series of three workshops designed to help you learn techniques to relax, take care of yourself and practice self-compassion.

The focus during these workshops will be on simple self care using easy breathing techniques, very gentle movement, guided sitting meditation practice, relaxation techniques, group discussion and learning how to self soothe. Participants must be able to attend all 3 sessions which will be held on 21/5/19, 28/5/19 and 4/6/19

About the facilitator:

Jo Gibbs is a hospital and university trained registered nurse and experienced yoga and mindfulness teacher.  She is passionate about assisting carers to be kind to themselves so that they can continue to care well.

Participants are asked to bring a warm blanket and cushion

Bookings

To book, please phone 9076 6644 at least one week prior or register your interest online. Places are limited.

Who should attend?

Carers, family members, and friends who are supporting a person with dementia, a frail older person, a person with a disability or a person experiencing mental illness.

Assistance with in-home respite, transport and interpreters can be arranged; please make a request when booking.  Please wear comfortable clothing.

Participants must reside in the Southern Metropolitan Region

Where

Buckingham International Hotel
1130 Nepean Highway
Highett

Refreshments
Light lunch provided
Please advise dietary requirements when booking

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May
21
5:30 PM17:30

Frankston Movie Club

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RSVP required by: Tuesday 14 May 2019

MOVIE: RED DOG

We’d love to meet you at our Frankston Movie Club

Enjoy a relaxing evening out with other carers on the third Tuesday of the month held at our Alfred Heath Carer Services site from 5.30 pm-8.00 pm.

Movies are usually cinema classics and light supper is provided prior the screening.  There is no cost to carers and the person you care for.  Please be aware that attendant care is not provided and carers are responsible for the person they bring. 

Booking and information

Please call 9076 6644 one week prior to the screening to book your place.

Who Can Attend

Movie club is open to carers and the person they care for.

Carers must reside in the Southern Metropolitan Region.

Where

Alfred Heath Carer Services
51 Playne Street
Frankston

Refreshments
A light supper is provided prior to the movie screening
Please advise dietary requirements when booking

Set in the mining town of Dampier. The locals gather round and reminisce on how Red Dog, now dying, has affected each of their lives and brought the people of Dampier together.  Running time 89 minutes

Set in the mining town of Dampier. The locals gather round and reminisce on how Red Dog, now dying, has affected each of their lives and brought the people of Dampier together.

Running time 89 minutes

NEXT MOVIE SCREENINGS INCLUDE

18 June 2019 - Hoodwink

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May
23
10:00 AM10:00

Creative Ways to Care - (8 Sessions) Berwick

Registration Closes: Thursday 16 May 2019

STRATEGIES FOR CARERS OF PEOPLE LIVING WITH DEMENTIA

This program is held over 7 half day sessions (10:00 am - 2:00 pm) plus an additional reunion lunch (12:00 pm - 2:00 pm)

The session details are as follows;

23/05/19 - Introduction session
30/05/19 -Dementia, Behaviour and Activities
06/06/19 - Reminiscence
13/06/19 - Stimulating and Soothing the Senses
20/06/19 - Music
27/06/19 - Creative Activities
04/07/19 - Review Sessions
25/07/19 - Reunion Lunch

Who Should Attend

The program is for carers who are;

  • Caring for a family member or friend living with dementia

  • Concerned about behaviours such as wandering,restlessness, repetitive questioning, repeating tasks or actions, lack of motivation or boredom

Carers will;

  • Discover ways of using everyday activities to connect, have fun and share meaningful time with the person with dementia

  • Learn strategies that may settle or cease changed behaviours, or assist with a task

  • Receive written information and resources to help implement the activities and strategies at home

  • Exchange ideas and receive support and inspiration from other carers

Bookings

To book, please phone 9076 6644 at least one week prior or register your interest online. Places are limited.

This program is not suitable for paid care workers

Assistance with in-home respite, transport and interpreters can be arranged; please make a request when booking.

Participants must reside in the Southern Metropolitan Region

Where

The Old Cheese Factory
34 Homestead Road
Berwick

Refreshments

Morning tea and a light lunch provided
Please advise dietary requirements when booking

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May
27
4:00 PM16:00

Classic Movie Club - Brighton

RSVP required by: Monday 20 May 2019

MOVIE: GOODBYE MR CHIPS

The Commonwealth Home Support Program presents classic movie screenings each month for older people who are frail, aged or who have dementia and over 65 years of age.

These events offer a fun night in a relaxed and social environment.  Movie screenings are held on last Monday of each month at Classic Residences in Brighton East from 4.00pm to 7.00pm. 

Afternoon tea is provided followed by the movie screening and a light supper.

Cost

$15 for one carer and one client
$20 for one carer and two clients
First session FREE for new members

Booking and information

Call 9076 6644 one week prior to the screening to book your place. Bookings are essential

Who Can Attend

Clients who are frail, aged or who have dementia and over 65 years of age.

Clients must be accompanied by only one carer

Carers must reside in the Southern Metropolitan Region

Where

Classic Residences
3 Brewer Street
Brighton East

Refreshments
Afternoon tea and a light supper
Please advise dietary requirements when booking

In the later years of the 19th century, Latin Master Mr. Chipping is the mainstay of Brookfield’s boys boarding school.

In the later years of the 19th century, Latin Master Mr. Chipping is the mainstay of Brookfield’s boys boarding school.

NEXT MOVIE SCREENING

24 June 2016 - Nickle Queen

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Jun
6
10:00 AM10:00

Blokes in a Caring Role (4 session program) - Frankston

Registration Closes: Thursday 30 May 2019

Dementia Australia and Alfred Health Carer Services are offering a 4 session program which includes information about dementia, changes, communication and discussions about loss and grief associated with becoming a carer.  Participants must be able to attend all sessions which will be held on 6/6/19, 13/6/9, 20/6/19 and 27/6/19. 

The course provides;

  • The chance to meet other men who are caring for someone with dementia

  • EDIE: an immersive experience to ‘walk in the shoes’ of the person with dementia and develop understanding on how and why the person changes in the way they do

  • Learn skills to manage the changes in behaviour and abilities of the person with dementia

  • Explore avenues for supports including family, friends and community services

  • Discuss the impact of dementia on your relationship and your sense of self.  We will explore the experience of grief and loss when someone close to you is living with dementia

  • Formulate a plan to cope better

The program is offered as a small group session where you will be encouraged to share your experiences and listen to and support others

Bookings

To book, please phone 9076 6644 at least one week prior or register your interest online. Places are limited.

Who should attend?

Family members, carers and friends who are supporting an older person with dementia
who is living at home.

Assistance with in-home respite, transport and interpreters can be arranged; please make a request when booking.  Please wear comfortable clothing.

Participants must reside in the Southern Metropolitan Region

Where

Alfred Health Carer Services
51 Playne Street
Frankston

Refreshments
Light lunch provided
Please advise dietary requirements when booking

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Jun
18
5:30 PM17:30

Frankston Movie Club

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RSVP required by: Tuesday 11 June 2019

MOVIE: HOODWINK

We’d love to meet you at our Frankston Movie Club

Enjoy a relaxing evening out with other carers on the third Tuesday of the month held at our Alfred Heath Carer Services site from 5.30 pm-8.00 pm.

Movies are usually cinema classics and light supper is provided prior the screening.  There is no cost to carers and the person you care for.  Please be aware that attendant care is not provided and carers are responsible for the person they bring. 

Booking and information

Please call 9076 6644 one week prior to the screening to book your place.

Who Can Attend

Movie club is open to carers and the person they care for.

Carers must reside in the Southern Metropolitan Region.

Where

Alfred Heath Carer Services
51 Playne Street
Frankston

Refreshments
A light supper is provided prior to the movie screening
Please advise dietary requirements when booking

Staring John Hargreaves and Judy Davies. A cunning bank robber and charming rogue keeps ahead of the law by pretending to be blind. Based on the true story.  Running time 90 minutes

Staring John Hargreaves and Judy Davies. A cunning bank robber and charming rogue keeps ahead of the law by pretending to be blind. Based on the true story.

Running time 90 minutes

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Jun
19
10:00 AM10:00

Aged Care Program (2 session program) - Frankston

Registration Closes: Wednesday 12 June 2019

DO YOU WANT TO KNOW MORE ABOUT THE AGED CARE SYSTEM?

The aged care system is complex and can be confusing.  Be prepared by coming along to a 2 session workshop which explains the many components of aged care. Participants must be able attend both sessions

Presented by Carers Victoria and hosted by Alfred Health Carer Services.

The workshops will include;

19/6/19 - Support at home

This looks at eligibility for services including the Aged Care Assessment, types of services, service providers and costs

26/6/19 - Residential Care

This looks at eligibility for entry into a residential home, how to apply and the cost involved

Bookings

To book, please phone 9076 6644 at least one week prior or register your interest online. Places are limited.

Who should attend?

·Carers, family members, and friends who would like to know more about the Aged Care System.

Assistance with in-home respite, transport and interpreters can be arranged; please make a request when booking.  Please wear comfortable clothing.

Participants must reside in the Southern Metropolitan Region

Where

Karingal Place
Meeting Room 1,
103 Ashleigh Avenue
Frankston

Refreshments
Light lunch provided
Please advise dietary requirements when booking

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Jun
24
4:00 PM16:00

Classic Movie Club - Brighton

RSVP required by: Monday 17 June 2019

MOVIE: NICKLE QUEEN

The Commonwealth Home Support Program presents classic movie screenings each month for older people who are frail, aged or who have dementia and over 65 years of age.

These events offer a fun night in a relaxed and social environment.  Movie screenings are held on last Monday of each month at Classic Residences in Brighton East from 4.00pm to 7.00pm. 

Afternoon tea is provided followed by the movie screening and a light supper.

Cost

$15 for one carer and one client
$20 for one carer and two clients
First session FREE for new members

Booking and information

Call 9076 6644 one week prior to the screening to book your place. Bookings are essential

Who Can Attend

Clients who are frail, aged or who have dementia and over 65 years of age.

Clients must be accompanied by only one carer

Carers must reside in the Southern Metropolitan Region

Where

Classic Residences
3 Brewer Street
Brighton East

Refreshments
Afternoon tea and a light supper
Please advise dietary requirements when booking

Meg Blake is the widowed owner of a pub in a small town in WA.  Corrupt mining executive Ed Benson starts a rumour of a nickel discovery to sell shares to gullible investors.

Meg Blake is the widowed owner of a pub in a small town in WA.

Corrupt mining executive Ed Benson starts a rumour of a nickel discovery to sell shares to gullible investors.

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