Wellbeing in Aged Care

Wellbeing in Aged Care

Community Living Australia and Community Options Australia are delivering the Wellbeing in Aged Care Program in Adelaide Hills Region of South Australia.

Community Living Australia and Community Options Australia are delivering the Wellbeing in Aged Care Program in Adelaide Hills Region of South Australia.

The program provides short-term, psychological interventions to support residents with mild to moderate mental health issues and who live in Residential Aged Care Facilities. 

The mental health interventions can assist residents who may be experiencing mild to moderate mental health concerns presenting as

  • depression 
  • anxiety
  • chronic pain
  • grief and loss
  • adjustment issues
  • difficulty coping with illness
  • functional decline
  • sensory loss

About the Wellbeing in Aged Care Program:

  • Qualified clinicians (Psychologists or Mental Health Nurses) experienced in working with older people deliver the services

  • There are free sessions available to each resident referred to the program

  • Sessions are delivered one-on-one, as group sessions or a mixture of both, and are conducted at the residential aged care facility where the person lives or remotely via Telehealth

  • We encourage referrals from all cultural backgrounds including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and CALD residents who speak languages other than English

  • This service is made possible from funding from the Psychological Therapies in Residential Aged Care Facilities federal funding initiative, through Country SA PHN.

For additional Wellbeing in Aged Care Program information please click here to download our full brochure. To refer a resident to the program, please contact us on 08 8536 5888 or by email: wellbeing@claust.com.au

This program is not available to people already receiving other mental health services from government-funded sources or those who are living with dementia as their primary health concern.

When:

22 July, 2021

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