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Community health programs

Aquamovers

Older adults swimming group, a trained health professional is present at sessions
Benefits: physical activity, supervised, company. Approx. $7 (Fri)
CHS Reception: 5761 4500

Arthritis Support Group

Fourth Monday of the month 10.30am to noon, gold coin donation. CHS Reception: 5761 4500 - Deb Smith, Community Health Nurse

Boob Bus

Regular bi-monthly bus to BreastScreen for eligible women, supported by Community Health Nurse. FREE
CHS Reception: 5761 4500 - Deb Smith, Community Health Nurse

Bringing Up Great Kids

Group parenting program run in collaboration with “Tomorrow Today’ Foundation. FREE
Tomorrow Today: 5762 1211

Carer’s Support Group

First Wednesday of the month 1.30pm start, gold coin donation. CHS Reception: 5761 4500 - Deb Smith, Community Health Nurse

Diabetes Support and Information Group

This group meet quarterly and is provided with the latest diabetes information and facts. Participants enjoy the support of each other and can enjoy a healthy two course meal ($12). CHS Reception: 5761 4500

Intermediate Strength and Endurance Training

An activity class for people who may not be confident or able to go to a gym, includes a mix of light weights and aerobic activity, fully supervised by a physiotherapist. Assessments are done before clients will be put into group to ensure all activities are appropriate. Benefits: supervised physical activity, company, very safe and supportive environment (Wed & Fri).  Cost: approx $5. Arrangements can be made for special cases. Phone (03) 5760 2231.

Parkinson’s Support Group

Fourth Wednesday of the month 11am to 1pm, gold coin donation. CHS Reception: 5761 4500 - Deb Smith, Community Health Nurse. For queries about treatment or managing the symptoms of Parkinson's Disease, please all Parkinson's Victoria on 1800 633 189

QUIT educator

Accredited QUIT Educator for support to quit smoking. Free. CHS Reception: 5761 4500

REACH Cooking Program

A cooking program aimed at people living on their own, who have limited cooking facilities or have an interest in food and cooking in a relaxed social environment. Benefits of participating in this program include; good company, learning new cooking skills and best of all enjoying a healthy and tasty meal. Waminda Neighbourhood House, fortnightly on Thursdays, 12 noon. Free. CHS Reception: 5761 4500 - Kathryn McQualter