Friendship Club

Next date: Monday, 22 July 2024 | 09:30 AM to 02:30 PM

Blending respite and meaningful connection our Friendship Club is a respite group for those over 65 years of age and is based at Wakefield House Positive Ageing Centre.

The Friendship Club prides itself on offering a welcoming environment with trained staff and dedicated volunteers offering individual support to the person you care for.

The Friendship Club offers a wide range of activities such as musical entertainment provided by local singers, exercise classes promoting physical wellbeing tailored to individual ability, group outings to local destinations and informative guest speakers.

At Wakefield House, nutrition is important and as such a low-cost healthy meal will be available sourcing ingredients grown from the local garden and a menu designed by our Healthy Eating Facilitator. 

The Friendship Club is an inclusive group, welcoming those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

Key information

  • The program operates Monday and Thursday 9:30 - 2:30pm
  • Transport can be arranged if required
  • All participants are to be independent in their personal care and medication administration
  • A small contribution is required from each participant, please talk to the Program Coordinator if you are experiencing financial hardship.

Testimonial

“I love coming to the Friendship Club, I’ve made friends chatting about all things big and small!” - Elvia

“After the loss of my wife, coming to The Friendship Club gave me back my purpose and something to look forward to again” - Trevor

“I’ve been coming to The Friendship Club for over 10 years!”- Terry

Eligibility criteria

  • be a City of Onkaparinga resident
  • Over 65 years of age (or over 50 years if ATSI)
  • have a My Aged Care referral
    Tel: 1800 200 422 www.myagedcare.gov.au (support can be arranged to assist in this process).

For more information contact the Coordinator on 8186 5501 or email friendshipclub@onkaparinga.sa.gov.au

Funded by the City of Onkaparinga and supported by the Australian Government Department of Health. Although funding for this project has been provided by the Australian Government, the material contained herein does not necessarily represent the views or policies of the Australian Government.

 

 

 

When

  • Monday, 10 June 2024 | 09:30 AM - 02:30 PM
  • Monday, 17 June 2024 | 09:30 AM - 02:30 PM
  • Monday, 24 June 2024 | 09:30 AM - 02:30 PM
  • Monday, 01 July 2024 | 09:30 AM - 02:30 PM
  • Monday, 08 July 2024 | 09:30 AM - 02:30 PM
  • Monday, 15 July 2024 | 09:30 AM - 02:30 PM
  • Monday, 22 July 2024 | 09:30 AM - 02:30 PM
  • Monday, 29 July 2024 | 09:30 AM - 02:30 PM
  • Monday, 05 August 2024 | 09:30 AM - 02:30 PM
  • Monday, 12 August 2024 | 09:30 AM - 02:30 PM
  • Monday, 19 August 2024 | 09:30 AM - 02:30 PM
  • Monday, 26 August 2024 | 09:30 AM - 02:30 PM
  • Monday, 02 September 2024 | 09:30 AM - 02:30 PM
  • Monday, 09 September 2024 | 09:30 AM - 02:30 PM
  • Monday, 16 September 2024 | 09:30 AM - 02:30 PM
  • Monday, 23 September 2024 | 09:30 AM - 02:30 PM
  • Monday, 30 September 2024 | 09:30 AM - 02:30 PM
  • Monday, 07 October 2024 | 09:30 AM - 02:30 PM
  • Monday, 14 October 2024 | 09:30 AM - 02:30 PM
  • Monday, 21 October 2024 | 09:30 AM - 02:30 PM
  • Monday, 28 October 2024 | 09:30 AM - 02:30 PM
  • Monday, 04 November 2024 | 09:30 AM - 02:30 PM
  • Monday, 11 November 2024 | 09:30 AM - 02:30 PM
  • Monday, 18 November 2024 | 09:30 AM - 02:30 PM
  • Monday, 25 November 2024 | 09:30 AM - 02:30 PM
  • Monday, 02 December 2024 | 09:30 AM - 02:30 PM
  • Monday, 09 December 2024 | 09:30 AM - 02:30 PM
  • Monday, 16 December 2024 | 09:30 AM - 02:30 PM

Location

Wakefield House Positive Ageing Centre, 65 Acre Avenue, Morphett Vale, 5162, View Map

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