Every Queenslander should have a plan to help them grow older well.
Join us for a free lunch and hear from local experts and guest speakers who can help you plan for the most important chapter in your life.
Some of the topics will include:
• The secret to living in your own home longer
• How to leverage government funding to do more of what you love
• Organising help and care – cutting through the complexity
• Life and wellness coaching with physiotherapist Katie Zerner
• Preventing and coping with home invasion presented by Dalby Police
Free lunch and information session
When: 12pm-2pm, Tuesday 25 June
Where: RSL Kingaroy, Cnr Markwell and Short St
RSVP: Phone 4162 5096 to reserve your place
Joe has had a lifelong dream to go to America. His younger sister Carolyn can’t quite pin point the origins of his ‘obsession’ but recalls his early and enduring love of Elvis, Johnny Cash and all things Disney.
The first phone call to police came five months after her wedding.
The woman sobbed that her new husband had bashed her. He had pushed her head into a wall repeatedly.
Police and domestic violence workers were baffled by one case – how did the abusive partner of a woman keep tracking her and her children in emergency accommodation?
Parents are being advised to reach out for professional help if they are worried that children have been affected by domestic and family violence.
When we started dating, I thought he was the perfect gentleman. He would open doors for me, take me on picnics and buy me flowers. It wasn’t until six months into the relationship when his controlling and manipulative tendencies surfaced. I’m fortunate I got out before things became too serious.
For years, domestic violence trapped the woman like a fog that wouldn’t lift.
Every part of her life, from home to work and her relationship with her teenage son, had been impacted by her abusive partner.
Help is available to support you through your NDIS journey. From understanding how the scheme could work for you and what information or evidence you might need to provide, to preparing for your planning meeting, or questioning decisions about eligibility or what’s included in your plan, Centacare can help you.
In each edition of NDIS News we help answer your questions about how the NDIS will affect you and the types of help available. If you have other questions about the NDIS, please phone 1300 236 822 or contact your Service Delivery Manager.
Here’s some of the questions we often hear…
Jim, the eldest of four children grew up in Palmwoods on the Sunshine Coast.
Tragically, in his early 30s, a car accident left Jim in a coma for three months. Despite six months of intensive care, he suffered a stroke and the loss of one arm and one leg. Today, at the age of 65, Jim uses a walker or a wheelchair to get around and often has trouble remembering things.
Joe has had a lifelong dream to go to America. His younger sister Carolyn can’t quite pinpoint the origins of his ‘obsession’ but recalls his early and enduring love of Elvis, Johnny Cash and all things Disney.
“Mum and Dad listened to a lot of Elvis and Johnny Cash records when Joe was young so I guess it all stems from there,” said Carolyn.
This year Joe will celebrate his 64th birthday with the holiday of his dreams – 12 days in America. Disneyland, Hollywood and an Elvis tribute show in Las Vegas are all on the agenda.