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Part of our Wellness for Independce Programs®

Digital Wellness

You can keep up with the grandkids or the younger ones in your family thanks to our Digital Wellness program. Age is not a barrier to learning new skills when it comes to this technologically-supported program.

Benefits

Staying connected to family and friends is an integral part of staying well and feeling happy and our Digital Wellness program can help you do that through the use of technology. We also understand that getting out and about and socialising can become a challenge as we age.

The Digital Wellness program will also show you how to be active in your community and follow your interests and hobbies through using online technology. You will improve your quality of life and have fun accessing music, books, puzzles and photos through the Digital Wellness program.

As a Digital Wellness program participant you will discover new ways to interact with friends and family and find outlets to make some new friends. You will gain a sense of achievement by learning new skills such as taking and storing photos and our staff will help with any challenges you face when using online technology.

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  • Connect with your family and friends.
  • Challenge your brain with quizzes.
  • Browse the web and Google search.

Digital Wellness Customer Story

After losing her partner three years ago, Julie isolated herself and spent most days housebound fearful of venturing outside.

“For anyone feeling disconnected – please become involved in a Wellness Program. I can assure you the benefits are really amazing”
Read Julie's story

About the program

When you join the Digital Wellness program, you will receive an iPad to use throughout the duration. The program is delivered once a week in a face-to-face group session spread across 16 weeks. It will take you through the steps to get you feeling confident in using digital technology to support your wellbeing.

The group sessions provide a great opportunity to share stories and tips on how to make the best use of the iPad. You will be supported by staff to achieve your individual Digital Wellness goals and learn new skills with like-minded people.

The Digital Wellness program is available in a variety of regions across New South Wales, Victoria, Tasmania, Queensland, the Northern Territory and the ACT. Phone our Customer Service Team to see if this program is available in your area.

The Digital Wellness program has been incorporated into other Wellness for Independence programs including Memory Wellness.

Eligibility criteria*

  • 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.
*Other eligibility criteria may apply Contact us for more info.

How can I pay?

There are several ways to access our services and programs, including the funding options outlined below.

Government Funding

Home Care Package, Commonwealth Home Support Program and Department of Veterans Affairs options.

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Private Pay

You can choose to pay for our programs and services yourself.

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The support you need

Your needs are different to others and we understand that. Get started now or call us to chat about how we can help you stay living, feeling and being well.

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