Community Transport supports elderly people and people who have a disability with difficulties in using conventional public transport. Carers are also welcome to use Community Transport to assist the person they care for while traveling.
Community Transport helps people by providing access to recreation, shopping, medical care, social services and social contact.
The Aged Case Work Team recommends Community Transport as it assists people in need and helps people to maintain their independence.
Other benefits provided by Community Transport are:
· Providing cost effective services · Providing modified vehicles which contain: hand rails, safety steps and some vehicles have wheel chair assess · Giving people appropriate times to enter and exit the vehicles
Their staff are trained to support the needs of people who use their service/s.
Last week ... JewishCare hosted the inaugural Inner &Eastern Sydney Transcultural Mental Health Professionals Network. This network was established as a means for professionals working in cultures across the board to use their wide range of skills and experiences within the field of Mental Health to create better practice for professionals in the Inner and Eastern Suburbs Area.
The network will have core areas and topics to focus on with the attributes of Professional Development, Networking and guest speakers closely linked in.
A presentation on Human Trafficking was give to the network members.
The network was a success and look forward to hearing more about it in the future…
Are you fed up with the costs often involved to go out and have fun? Many people miss out on opportunities to do so due to the costs involved.
The Aged Case Work Team would like to keep you up to date with free activities and events in Sydney.
Centennial Parklands offers the following free activities that you or a loved one may be interested in:
Sketch Centennial No experience is necessary and some tips will be provided as you sketch some of the beautiful parklands, scenery and landscapes. 7 August 2013 9.30 am-11.30 am 21 August 2013 9.30 am - 11.30 am
Eco Meditation Eco Meditation is offered on the fourth Saturday of the month between 8-9 am.
These classes provide a relaxing atmosphere to learn new skills and meet new people.