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Housebound Social - a social group for those socially isolated by illness

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Karinya Vale

28 Equestrian Drive

Maudsland, QLD 4210

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Chat, laugh, create and share with others living a similar life to you. Emerge from your burrow and visit a safe and understanding place.

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HOUSEBOUND SOCIAL is...

A monthly social group for those people socially isolated by chronic illness

Living with a chronic illness can be very isolating. Friends and family may not understand your limitations and individual needs. Eventually you may find yourself socially isolated. Unfortunately there tends to be a gap in the services provided by government and charity groups to cater for people of all ages who are sick and just need to mix with other humans in a really low key, easy on the body, way. Housebound Social came from my (Georgina) needs. I am socially isolated by illness but I find mixing with other people who are ill means we have a shared understanding and there is no judgement or expectation of lasting a whole social outing.

So what is Housebound Social????

  • We meet every month, 3rd Thursday, 11am - 2pm
  • We meet at Karinya Vale
  • It is air conditioned, cool in summer, warm in winter
  • It has comfy chairs and couches
  • There are day beds if you need a lay down
  • It's not too far to drive and it's quiet and beautiful
  • We have an art/craft activity to do
  • We have lots of nice people to socalise with
  • It's free! But please bring a plate of something healthy to share (or your own lunch if you have dietary restrictions)

This is all meant to be relaxed and fun so...

  • Stay as long as you want
  • Participate in the art or not, its your choice
  • Bring your carers if you need a driver or help, they are more than welcome

​There's bathrooms, fridges, tea, coffee, etc, plenty of parking, wheelchair access if needed.

​PLEASE BOOK IN so we know numbers

Housebound Social is generously supported by Queensland Country Women's Association - Coomera Branch.

Please note that if you are AT ALL sick with a temporary/contagious illness on the day then we ask that you do not attend. Other participants may be immune compromised and cannot afford to "catch a cold". An online video link up is possible.

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Karinya Vale

28 Equestrian Drive

Maudsland, QLD 4210

Australia

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