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Supporting wellness, re-ablement and restorative care for older people within the Blue Mountains community.

  What is the HEAL program?  

HEAL is a program aimed to keep people safe & active whilst living at home, building capacity and resilience, supporting wellness, re-ablement and restorative care for older people within the Blue Mountains community. HEAL provides: 

-  Allied Health assessment and care based on your individual needs and goals
-  Short term, one-on-one interventions from Allied Health providers tailored to your needs 

-  This may include social work, occupational therapy and physiotherapy
-  Connection with local support groups and programs for social inclusion
-  Support through therapeutic groups for things like strength, balance and Dementia support

  Who can use the HEAL service?  

The HEAL program is provided to people who are:

-  65 years and over, living in the Blue Mountains or Lithgow areas

-  becoming frail or in need of support to maintain mobility and be safe at home
-  would benefit from individually tailored treatment and support
-  might be anxious, depressed or becoming socially isolated
-  would benefit from a help to access services or navigate the My Aged Care system

 

The HEAL program is not suitable for people living with a palliative diagnosis or in a residential aged care facility. Please see our Palliative Support and Community Visitor programs in these situations. 

  How can I access the HEAL service?  

A My Aged Care referral is required to access the services offered by HEAL.  We can assist you with the My Aged Care process if needed.  Please contact the HEAL team if you would like to discuss your suitability or if you would like more information. 

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 STANDING STRONG 

Are you 65 or over and want to maintain or improve your strength, balance and mobility? Would you like to meet new people in a supportive and positive environment?  


‘Standing Strong’ is a group exercise class facilitated by our highly experienced physiotherapist Adam Wilkes that focuses on developing strength, balance and mobility in a friendly, social and COVID-Safe environment.  ​Classes run in 10 week blocks at a subsidised cost of $50 for 10 weeks.

 

Bookings are essential and places are limited.

Contact us to find out more.

 FIND YOUR FEET 

Would you like to feel healthier, stronger, steadier or more confident?

This ‘Find Your Feet’ video was produced by Belong BM to help our older community members take positive steps to remain healthy and independent in our community. The video includes helpful information on how to build your confidence, improve strength and balance, and stay independent, healthy and safe.

You can watch the full length video here, or if you would like a free copy of the video on DVD or USB, call 02 4739 1164.

 
 

  CONTACT HEAL  

 Call us or send an Email 

 

If you would like to discuss whether this program is suitable for yourself or another person, please contact: 


The HEAL Team


Phone: 02 4739 1164 
 

Email: HEAL@belongbm.org.au 

Monday to Friday 9am to 4pm

 Submit an Enquiry Online  

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