Social Support – Adult Community

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This program supports an individual’s ability to remain independent and living in the community by providing enjoyable and meaningful activities to support social inclusion and community participation.

The program helps to:
  • keep the client independent within their community
  • promotes health, independence, and self-management
  • assist with timely interventions to prevent deterioration of their health conditions, and admission to hospital and or residential care. The interventions are client and family centred, and reflect culturally sensitive practice.
  • Groups are available for men, women, mixed and those with mild-moderate Dementia.
  • Groups are delivered in the centre and in the community with a mix of centre-based activities and outings.

Eligibility Criteria

This service is for people aged 18-65 with a disability or long-term impairment living in the City of Greater Dandenong, City of Casey or Cardinia Shire.

This service is not:

  • available for Enhanced Primary Care (EPC) or Chronic Disease Management Plans

Referral Method(s)

Referrals should be sent by eReferral through Healthlink or by email.

Phone: 03 8572 5631

Eligible Postcodes

  • Greater Dandenong – 3171, 3172, 3173, 3174, 3175, 3975
  • Casey  – 3156, 3177, 3802, 3803, 3804, 3805, 3806, 3912, 3975, 3976, 3977, 3978, 3980
  • Cardinia – 3139, 3781, 3782, 3783, 3806, 3807, 3808, 3809, 3810, 3812, 3813, 3814, 3815, 3816, 3978, 3980, 3981, 3984, 3987

Additional information required

Include all patient demographic and clinical details as well as relevant investigation results

Contact hours: 8.30am – 4.30pm, Monday to Friday (except public holidays)

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Please review the eligibility criteria before submitting a referral.