With many of us living in or affected by lockdowns amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, we’ve been thinking about how to take care of ourselves and each other, with a focus on wellbeing.
Our solution? A wellbeing webinar series with researchers, health and wellbeing specialists and people with lived experience to share their tips, ideas and suggestions with you, so you or an older person you know can support their physical, mental and emotional health as the pandemic unfolds. To register for the other webinars click here.
Our panel of experts explore how to maintain your health and well-being during COVID-19.
This webinar covers:
Challenges of COVID-19 lockdowns
Wellbeing for people receiving home care and residential aged care.
Impact of restrictions on specific communities.
Mental health challenges.
Support services available.
Meet the panel:
Lisa Johnston – Aged Care Navigator, Seniors Rights Service
Matthew Byatt – Program Manager, Department of Health (Australian Government)
Julianne East– Member, OPAN National Older Persons Reference Group and Dementia Australia advocate
Dr. Catherine Barrett – Director, Celebrate Ageing and Kindness Pandemic
Hosted by Kyle Olsen
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Call My Aged Care on 1800 200 422 for arranging a grocery supply box or meal delivery assistance.
Contact the Australian Centre for Grief and Bereavement on 1800 222 200 if you’re experiencing grief, loss or bereavement due to COVID-19. Support is offered in several languages, or call the Translating and Interpreting Service on 131 450, request an interpreter and quote 1800 222 200 to be connected.
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Violet – Support for people and families in the last stage of life. This free support is available by calling 1800 846 538.