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Improving Balance and Preventing Falls

23 Apr 2014 - 06:30 pm
Improving Balance and Preventing Falls

Do you have or know someone who has had: Falls? Near Falls? Fear of Falls? Deconditioning post bed rest/hospitalisation? Or Unsteadiness when walking?

Falls are the most common cause of injury among seniour citizens in the community and account for 87% of all fractures among people aged 65years or older.

Join us at Kardinia Health for a fun, interactive evening and find out how to minimise the risk of having a fall.

Date: Wednesday 23rd April
Time: 6.30-8pm
Location: Kardinia Health, 2-18 Colac Rd Belmont

Presenters: Sophie Halsall-McLennan (physiotherapist) and Eliza Jenkins (Exercise Physiologist)

RSVP essential as places are limited: by Tuesday 22nd April. Phone: 03 52029333 or email: admin@kardiniahealth.com.au

Entry by Gold Coin Donation

Irritable Bowel Syndrome(IBS) and Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)

19 Mar 2014 - 06:30 pm
Irritable Bowel Syndrome(IBS) and Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)

Join us at Kardinia Health for an information evening on Irritable Bowel Sydnrome and Inflammatory Bowel Disease- Chrons and Ulcerative Colitis. Learn about the symptoms, the differences in diagnosis, the treatments available and how to manage the symptoms.

Date: Wednesday the 19th March
Time: 6.30-8pm
Location: Kardinia Health, 2-18 Colac Rd Belmont

Presenters: Dr Chris Hair (Gastroenterologist) and Eliza Barry (Physiotherapist)

RSVP essential as places are limited: by Tuesday 18th March. Email: admin@kardiniahealth.com.au or phone: 0352029333

Entry by Gold Coin Donation

 

Advance Care Planning

19 Feb 2014 - 06:30 pm
Advance Care Planning

Have you ever wondered who will make health care decisions for you if you were not able to?

Kardinia Health invites you to attend an infromation evening on Advance Care Planning- a process for making and writing down future health care wishes in advance.

Come along to understand why it is offered, who can and who should have a plan, and how it is implemented.

Date: Wednesday 19th February
Time: 6.30-8pm
Location: Kardinia Health, 2-18 Colac Rd Belmont

Presenters: Toni Prisco and Jill Mann (ACP nurses)

RSVP essential as places are limited: by Tuesday 18th February

Entry by Gold Coin Donation

Mindfulness

22 Jan 2014 - 06:30 pm
Mindfulness

Do you experience stress, anxiety, depression? Or have chronic pain or chronic illness? Then come along to our information evening and learn about mindfulness.

This seminar presents mindfulness with the aim to help people learn to develop strategies for dealing with unrealistic thoughts and unhelpful reactive patterns.

The practice of mindfulness encourages a non-reactive awareness which embraces the present experience in a way that enables a more skilful way of dealing with sadness, fears, pain, worries and emotions.

Date: Wednesday 22nd January
Time: 6.30-8pm
Location: Kardinia Health 2-18 Colac Rd, Belmont

Presenter: Emily Toner (Psychologist, Thrive Psychology)

RSVP: essential as places are limited. Phone: 03 52029333 or email: admin@kardiniahealth.com.au

Entry by Gold Coin Donation

 

SLEEP

20 Nov 2013 - 06:30 pm
SLEEP

Kardinia Health invites you to attend an information evening about sleep, with focus on the benefits, understanding issues and strategies to help you achieve a good night sleep.

Date: Wednesday the 20th November
Time: 6.30-8pm
Location: 2-18 Colac Rd, Belmont

Presenters: Dr Lou Sanderson (GP) and Glenn Little (psychologist)

RSVP (essential as places are limited) by Tuesday the 19th November
email: admin@kardiniahealth.com.au or phone: 03 5202 9333

Entry by Gold Coin Donation

Breast Awareness

16 Oct 2013 - 06:30 pm
Breast Awareness

Join us at Kardinia Health for an information evening on breasts! Listen to a personal recount of surviving breast cancer and hear from an expert in the field on how being breast aware can help you detect symptoms early and help prevent breast cancer.  Bookings for breast screen appointments can also be made on the night.

Date: Wednesday 16th October
Time: 6.30-8pm
Location: Kardinia Health, 2-18 Colac Rd Belmont

Presenters: Judith Wilson(breast cancer surviver) and Marg Lannen (Health Promotion Officer, Breast Screen Vic)

RSVP: by Tuesday 15th October

Entry by Gold Coin Donation

Mindfulness

18 Sep 2013 - 06:30 pm
Mindfulness

Do you experience stress, anxiety, depression? Or have chronic pain or chronic illness? Then come along to our information evening and learn about mindfulness- a proven strategy for managing these issues.

Date: 18th September
Time: 6.30-8pm
Location: Kardinia Health 2-18 Colac Rd, Belmont

Presenter: Michael Anderson (Psychologist)

RSVP by Tuesday 17th September email: admin@kardiniahealth.com.au or Ph 0352029333

Entry by Gold Coin Donation

Stress and Anxiety

21 Aug 2013 - 06:30 pm
Stress and Anxiety

Are you suffering from stress and anxiety?  You are not alone. Join us for an information evening learning about the nature and prevalence of anxiety and how to manage the symptoms.

Date: Wednesday 21st August
Time: 6.30-8pm
Location: Kardinia Health, 2-18 Colac Rd, Belmont

Presenters: Glenn Little (psychologist) and Dr Frankie Maxwell (GP)

RSVP: essential as places are limited, by Tuesday 20th August. Email admin@kardiniahealth.com.au or phone 03 5202 9333

Entry by Gold Coin Donation

 

Diabetes: Prevention and Management

24 Jul 2013 - 06:30 pm
Diabetes: Prevention and Management

Join us at Kardinia Health to gain more information and understanding about diabetes, learn steps to prevent it from developing and ways to manage it appropriately.

Date: Wednesday 24th July
Time: 6.30-8pm
Location: Kardinia Health, 2-18 Colac Rd Belmont

Presenters: Dr Andrew Beavon (GP), Olga Lutzko (Diabetes Educator) and Margaret Duncan (Diabetes Prevention Program Facilitator)

RSVP essential: by Tuesday 23rd July

Entry by Gold Coin Donation

Chronic pain

19 Jun 2013 - 06:30 pm
Chronic pain

Are you living with pain and not sure what to do? Come along and listen to Geelong's leading expert on chronic pain and learn some strategies to cope

Date: Wednesday 19th June
Time: 6.30-8pm
Location: Kardinia Health 2-18 Colac Rd, Belmont

Presenter: Dr Michael Vagg (Consultant in rehabilitation and pain medicine)

RSVP essential as places are limited: by Tuesday 18th June Ph: 03 5202 933 or email: admin@kardiniahealth.com.au

Entry by Gold Coin Donation

 

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