Friendship Club

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Blending respite, friendship and fun, our friendship club is for persons over 65years, people with dementia or people with a disability who live in the City of Onkaparinga and have a carer.

Qualified staff and trained volunteers provide a professional support program in a safe and welcoming environment.

Friendship Club provides participants over the age of 65 with meaningful activities working on wellbeing whilst supporting and facilitating independence and choice in a safe and stimulating environment. Program activities and outings are based on participant's interests and goals

The program operates Monday & Thursday 9:30 - 2:30pm

Activities include, entertainment, exercise - including walking & exercise physiology, small group outings in the local community and much more

Healthy nutritious meals provided

Transport can be arranged if required

Eligibility criteria:

  • be a City of Onkaparinga resident
  • Over 65 years of age
  • have a My Aged Care referral Tel:1800 200 422 www.myagedcare.gov.au (support can be arranged to assist in this process)
  • participants to be independent in their personal care & medication administration.

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

Funded by the City of Onkaparinga, Department of Human Services and Commonwealth Home Support Programme.