Whether you enjoy a sing-a-long, prefer art and crafts, or love pottering in the garden, our activities for seniors include a great range of fun and interesting classes. If you are keen to keep your mind and feet moving, you can try our floor Moto Tiles to improve mobility and balance, while others might enjoy learning a language or visiting a new country ‘virtually’.
These seniors activities are suitable for those living with dementia, as they help to encourage social connections and promote a happier, more relaxed mood.
- Connect and socialise with other people your own age.
- Improve brain power and cognitive function.
- Lift your mood and reduce stress and anxiety.
What activities are included?
You can take part in any of our fun and engaging activity classes when you come along to one of our enriching Activity Centres. A chance to build social and cognitive connections, all activity classes are facilitated by our professional and friendly team members who ensure each person participates to the best of their ability on that day, and above all, everyone enjoys themselves!
All materials and resources are included in the following classes:
- Art and crafts
- Games and Trivia
- Learn and Discover sessions
- Music and singing
- Gardening and outdoor activities
- Moto Tiles classes
- You need to be aged over 65 or over 50 for Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islanders.
- Some services may be available to people aged under 65.
- To access this service online, you will need an internet connection and a computer or tablet (call us to learn how we can provide these for you).
How can I access this service?
You can access this service in several ways, depending on your needs and individual situation.
You can attend one of our Wellness or Activity Centres to take part in this service.Join us at one of our Wellness or Activity Centres for this service.
How can I pay?
There are several ways to access our services and programs, including the funding options outlined below.
Home Care Package, Commonwealth Home Support Program and Department of Veterans’ Affairs options.More information
You can choose to pay for our programs and services yourself if you’re not receiving government funding.More information
Frequently Asked Questions
Our classes and programs are run by our friendly group of team members and volunteers who are passionate about supporting your wellbeing and ensuring that you enjoy the activities, discover new friendships and stay connected to your community.
Can you provide activities catered for specific culturally & linguistically diverse/LGBTIQA+ community needs?
Yes, this service can be aligned with your values and preferences. Our team and volunteers will take the time to learn your individual cultural and care needs so they are always considered when making their recommendations. You can also opt to have your preferred support person included during the consultations, or access interpreting services if required.
Absolutely. Our Activity Centres are an inclusive space and are designed to provide care for a range of needs and abilities.
Yes. We have the appropriate infrastructure in place for those in wheelchairs.
Depending on the funding level you have been assigned to by My Aged Care, you may be able to access transportation options through your funding package. Reach out to us at 1300 782 896 to find out more.
What if I'm unable to physically get to the Activity Centre but still wish to participate in the classes and programs?
Our Social Sessions are perfect for anyone who cannot physically attend an activity or program at our Activity Centre. Join us via Zoom for activities such as arts and craft, trivia, bingo, armchair travel and more.
Will you be providing any stationery or equipment for in-person classes and programs at the Activity Centre?
Yes, these will be provided to you at the centres during the activity. If you are participating virtually, you may have to purchase these items (e.g. pencil and paper) at your own expense. Speak to our friendly centre coordinators before commencing the class or program to learn more.
Do you have classes or activities at your Activity Centres that are catered for people who are living with dementia?
Yes, we do have activities designed for people living across different stages of dementia, and our professional team are trained to ensure everyone engages with the fun, understanding and social connection on offer. Each session has a focus on cognitive and social stimulation, which is very beneficial for those living with dementia.
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