FREE 5 WEEK PROGRAM
WEEK 1: ASSESSMENTS AND SUPPORT SERVICES
Information on support services available for senior adults on the Central Coast. Detailed assessments of health and wellbeing with the Registered Nurse. This may include onward referrals to external health professionals. We will discuss health literacy, elders’ rights and advocacy service education, and services available for carer support.
WEEK 2: EXERCISE & FALLS PREVENTION
Led by an exercise Physiologist, assessment on falls risk, exercise tolerance, gait, and balance. Demonstration, participation, and education on exercises for everyone to continue with at home. Information on local specialists who can assist with mobility aids.
WEEK 3: MENTAL HEALTH & WELLBEING
Keeping ourselves mentally well is a priority. Presented by a Mental Health Practitioner we will explore depression, grief & loss, loneliness, sleep, and mindfulness. Assessment and referrals to appropriate mental health services. A chance for guided meditation to manage stress and induce relaxation.
WEEK 4: NUTRITION
Nutritional assessments and expert advice from a Dietician. Guidance on food safety and making nutritious meals on a budget and connection to ongoing services if required.
WEEK 5: MANAGING CHRONIC CONDITIONS & GOAL SETTING
A look at how health impacts our daily living. What we can do to best improve, support and self-manage chronic health conditions as well as setting personal or health goals to motivate and
keep you focussed. We will assist you to develop an action plan that will guide you toward your goals.
Trust Community Hall
27 Karalta Road, Erina NSW 2250
The Wise & Well program is funded by the Primary Health Network.