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aged day services
Our Social Support Groups provide clients an opportunity for social interaction and participation in their favourite activities and interests.

The activities are designed to meet the individual needs of clients and enhance the skills required for daily living by providing physical, intellectual, emotional and social stimulation.

Some examples include:

  • General socialisation
  • Outings
  • Art & craft
  • Gardening
  • Gentle exercise
  • Walking
  • Music enjoyment
  • Dementia care and support
  • Warm water exercise

CBCHS also run a range of culturally diverse groups for various community groups.

The groups operate Monday to Friday during the day, facilitated by qualified group leaders.

Eligibility

  • People who are 65 years and over (50 years or older for Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander people), who require a small amount of assistance to improve their health and wellbeing.  Through Community Home Support Program (CHSP).
  • Younger people, under 65 years (or under 50 years for Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander people), who experience difficulty carrying out the tasks of daily living. Through Home and Community Care (HACC) Program.

Fees

Fees vary depending on the length of the group and what’s included.

How to access this service?

For people over 65 access to the service is by Referral from My Aged Care. Clients can contact My Aged Care on 1800 200 422 to register and they will assist you with a referral to our service.
If you are under 65 please call us directly to discuss the program.

Once the referral is made, a member of our team will organise a time to visit. The meeting will often involve the client, their carer or family members. The purpose of this meeting is to establish the potential client’s interests, needs, goals and availability to attend our groups.

Discover our Social Support Groups

Book an appointment

To book an appointment or for more information, please phone.