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Ageing well at home and Elder-abuse awareness FREE presentation

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Broadford Hall

18 Murchison Street

Broadford, VIC 3658

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This engaging and informative presentation empowers individuals, community groups and community workers identify and deal with elder abuse.

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COVID-19 information: This event is dependent on current restrictions. Registered attendees will be notified if event is postponed or cancelled.

For more information about Council services during this time please visit:

https://www.mitchellshire.vic.gov.au/services/fire-and-other-emergencies/coronavirus-covid19

Mitchell Shire Council in conjunction with Seniors Rights Victoria, Latrobe Community Health, Nexus and Traveller's Aid are pleased to deliver a FREE presentation for community members, community organisations, volunteers and industry professionals.

Topics:

Seniors Rights Victoria: Be aware of, and take action against elder-abuse

Seniors Rights Victoria will provide entertaining stories and information to raise awareness of elder abuse, rights of older persons, risks, prevention and the assistance and support available to you through Seniors Right Victoria.

Latrobe Community Health Service: Living at Home for Longer

Advice, tips and insights on how to continue living in your own home well into your senior years. The session is tailored for those aged over 65 years who want to know how to access government-funded subsidies to help them live happily at home for longer. The seminar also provides advice on navigating the ‘My Aged Care’ system.

Nexus Primary Health: Access for All

Information about Nexus services and opportunities including Access for All and volunteering opportunities to stay active. This presentation will also provide information on how to select care providers.

Travellers Aid: Help to get around

Travellers Aid provides support with the highest level of care, respect and dignity and are designed to enable travellers with special requirements to fully participate in life activities. Services are easily accessible and available to all those who need regardless of background.

Bookings are essential. If you would like assistance with your booking, or would prefer to book over the phone, please contact the Community Development Team at Mitchell Shire Council on 5734 6200.

When

10:45 am to 1.30 pm, Tuesday 22 June 2021

Where

Broadford Hall, 18 Murchison St Broadford VIC 3658

Car parking available on High Street, Murchison Street and Gavan Street.

RSVP: By 11pm Sunday 20 June 2021*

Bookings are essential as limited spaces are available. Please book via Eventbrite as soon as possible to avoid missing out. *For group bookings larger than 10 please email skye.davoine@mitchellshire.vic.gov.au or call 5734 6200.

In the case of places exceeding maximum numbers attendees who live, work or have a significant association with the Mitchell Shire community will be given preference.

*If you are unable to attend after booking please ensure you advise our team via the contact details below to allow for others to attend. Participants who repeatedly book for Community Workshops and do not attend may be precluded from booking in the future. By proceeding with a booking you are agreeing to these terms.

Please call Community Development on 5734 6200 or email community.development@mitchellshire.vic.gov.au for more information or assistance with your booking. 


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