Your emotional wellness is an important part of your general health.
We understand the challenges that come with ageing. Adjusting to changes, loss, and grief, can increase stress levels and feelings of loneliness.
There are often many factors that can lead to feelings of depression or anxiety, including:
Referral Pathway & Decision-Making Tool
To learn more about SEW referral eligibility
To ensure access and equity for all eligible residents we have outlined our waitlist management below.
Mental Health Literacy
We offer mental health literacy group presentations for staff, residents or family members.
They can help you:
• Understanding more about mental health
• Support yourself and others through tough times
• Know what supports and resources are there for you.
Mental Health Literacy presentations are free and guided by trained health professionals.
The SEW program also offers group activities to provide strategies in coping with the past and learning practical skills to better manage stress. The groups are therapeutic and a great way to connect with others and gain tools for positive wellbeing.
Building Connection and Strength by Reminiscing
Many of our elderly people have each experienced unique, world changing circumstances across their lifespan and bring their own individual perspectives. Older generations are also a great source of wisdom, strength, resilience and perspective.
A great way to support and connect in this current time, is to tap into your loved-ones, elders, family and friends’ strengths and successes in previous experiences.
Resources for People Living in Aged Care and Their Loved Ones
We have helpful resources to help you navigate through change and seek out additional services that may benefit your wellbeing or your families wellbeing.