Seniors' news and notices

Honouring our local heroes

The Inner West Council Citizen, Senior Citizen and Young Citizen of the Year Awards aim to recognize outstanding contributions from individuals within the inner west community.

One award is offered in each category and awarded at the Council's Australia Day event. Each of these awards will be given in recognition of people who have provided outstanding service for the welfare of the general community.

  • Applications open: Tuesday 29 May 2018
  • Applications close: 9am, Monday 26 November 2018

The Inner West Council Citizen, Senior Citizen and Young Citizen of the Year Awards aim to recognize outstanding contributions from individuals within the inner west community.

Details and to apply can be found: www.innerwest.nsw.gov.au/contribute/community-participation/citizen-of-the-year

 

Living Well - General Community

Spaces still exist for an information session to learn all about  the My Aged Care system. Supporting older people stay active, healthy and remain in their own home

When: 20 Nov 2018

What time: 6:00 – 8:00pm

Where: Tom Foster Community Care11-13 Darley St, Newtown.

Bookings: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/living-well-at-hometickets-50767640379

 

Seniors' Health and Wellbeing Survey 2017/18

Inner West Council provides a range of activities for seniors' health and wellbeing across the local government area.

Council conducted the Seniors' Health and Wellbeing Survey between December 2017 and March 2018 in order to help plan its activities to suit the community's needs. The survey was responded to by 460 people and included face-to-face, online and print communication.

A summary of the survey results is available here:

Home fire safety check program

Fire and Rescue NSW have a Home Fire Safety Check program.

To request a smoke alarm check or home fire safety advice, contact the Inner West Home Maintenance and Modification Service.

For additional information about this program visit www.fire.nsw.gov.au

Inner West and Canterbury Elder Abuse Resource Card for Service Providers

On Tuesday 12 June the Inner West and Canterbury Collaborative launched a resource card for service providers. You can request some cards for staff at seniors@innerwest.nsw.gov.au

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Page last updated: 12 Nov 2018