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“The Dementia Umbrella” – The types of Dementia explanined
9 June 2017, 9.30am–2.00pm
Penrith Panthers, 123 Mulgoa Rd, Penrith

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For the first time in Australia, vulnerable people living with mental illness will receive care from an innovative community-based program, made possible by a social impact investment. The Resolve Program will be delivered by not-for-profit mental health care provider Flourish Australia, in partnership with Social Ventures Australia,

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Presentations from the Nepean Regional Forum held on 9 May in Katoomba are now available to download. Guest speakers at the forum provided participants with the latest information regarding the disability and aged care reforms, including information on the complaints management process for aged care.

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Family Planning NSW is offering information sessions for parents and carers of children and young people with intellectual disability on supporting young people with disability in the areas of sexuality and relationships. The two-hour sessions can be delivered at schools or a venue of choice.

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The 2017 Western Sydney Vocational Support Network Employment, Leisure and Life Skills Expos in Blacktown and Penrith are welcoming registrations from stallholder. The expos will provide information to students with mild, moderate or high support needs as well as their parents/carers and teachers about services which may be appropriate to them

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Two volunteering opportunities are available in the Hills and Richmond areas to work with a disability services organisation as a Lifestyle Support Volunteer and a Lifestyle Facilitator, helping make a real difference in the lives of people with disability. Lifestyle Facilitators help to run a lifestyle activity program,


Upcoming training and events include:
- Understanding the Impacts & Obligations of Law on Aboriginal People, Families & Communities
- Accidental Counsellor Next Step - Understanding Mental Health