The Elizabeth Brown Centre provides a welcoming and supportive environment for older adults, people with disabilities or dementia and their carers. The program provides adult socialisation through support and activities, a planned activity group for the client and respite for their carers.
-- bingo, ceramics, woodwork and craft
Activities enjoyed by clients are many and varied and include:
-- guest speakers
-- cards and crosswords
-- bowls, hookey, quoits and bobs
-- discussion groups
-- concerts and sing-a-longs
-- outings, bus trips and holidays
-- counter meals and barbeques
-- theme days and special ocasions days.Home and Community Care (HACC) and Commonwealth Respite for Carers (CRC) fund the program.
Transport to and from the Centre can be arranged.
$11 per day ($5 meal, $3 transport & $3 activities. No one will be denied access due to inability to pay.
Ballarat & district
Manager, Kerrie Mawdsley, Ph: 03 5331 4037 FAX: 03 5333 2776
-- To promote well being in clients through an organised program of recreation and socialisation
-- To promote quality of life and continuing independence amongst clients
-- To observe and report, as appropriate, the general health of clients
-- To liaise with doctors and other servce providers
-- To provide support for carers and so maintain their health and wellbeing
-- To enable carers to take a break from their caring role
-- The provision of respite is a crucial factor in enabling older adults and people with disabilities or dementia to remain at home.