Carer Pathways and Care for Carers

Dr Ramila Varendran, Geriatrician Canberra Hospital and Valerie Albrecht, Speech Pathologist, Seniors Yoga Practitioner and Life Story Writing Facilitator
Rise Sanctuary 17 Brockman Street Narrabundah ACT
2 – 4 pm, Tuesday 26 July 2022

An afternoon about sharing and gathering information with those who care for the elderly; forming networks to support one another and experiencing some care ourselves.

Barbie spoke to Valerie Albrecht about Carer Pathways and Care for Carers

The program includes local speakers:

  • Introduction to functional limitations with ageing: Dr. Ramila Varendran Geriatrician
  • Accessing Care for the Elderly: Bina Brown from Third Age matters
  • What is being a carer? A Personal Sharing  by Janice Collins Spiritual Director
  • Pastoral Care: What is it and its’ place in caring for the elderly: Sarah Wheeley Baptist Care Community Chaplain
  • Story Healing – Research has documented the neurophysiological and spiritual healing power of story telling and writing. Valerie Albrecht

You are also invited to network and to browse information tables from

  • Capital Nordic Walking Group
  • Hospital Research Group: Parkinsons & Stroke
  • Art Therapy
  • Third Age Matters
  • Oceans of Energy Seniors yoga Massage & Story Healing
  • Greenway Views Aged Care Facility  Baptist Care Aged Care
  • Scooters ACT
  • Products for older adults

Experience a head, neck and shoulder massage and foot massage.