Male support worker and elderly ladies cooking

Social Clubs

Social Clubs bring fun, companionship and entertainment to people’s lives. Activities include art and craft, lunch groups, cooking, nature appreciation, gardening, problem-solving and day trips.

Locations

Statewide:

Coordinated from 24 Sunderland Street, Moonah

  • New Town
  • Battery Point
  • Huntingfield

Coordinated from 12A Wilson St, Burnie

  • Somerset

 

Who can access this service

Frail aged people, people with a mental illness, younger people with a disability and their carers.

 

Referral

Potential clients can contact CBS for more information. Family members/carers, medical practitioners, health professionals or other service providers may refer on the client’s behalf with the client’s consent.

 

Program details

The weekday program is negotiated with participants based on supporting the retention of interests and introducing new skills. Fun, companionship and entertainment enhance a person’s quality of life by stimulating participants emotionally, mentally and physically. Program activities to achieve this outcome include art and craft, cooking, nature appreciation, gardening, problem-solving, education and day trips.

Social groups run on varying days, between 10am and 3pm Monday to Friday (excluding public holidays). CBS provides a midday meal with drinks and snacks as required. Transport may be available to clients to and from the centres.

The Sunday group primarily meets for lunch at the CBS premises. Transport is not provided.

Clients are encouraged to participate in the planning, delivery and evaluation of all programs.

 

Allocation

Is dependent on the overall demand for the service, a client’s individual needs and available resources at the time of assessment.

 

What does the service cost

Fees are discussed with clients during the assessment. No person will be denied assistance because of an inability to pay fees.

 

Funding

Funded by the Commonwealth and Tasmanian Home and Community Care Centre Based Care Program.

 

Enquiries

Ph: 1300 227 827

(Local call charges apply; calls from mobiles at applicable rates).

Monday – Friday 8.30am – 5pm (except public holidays).

admin@cbsaust.org.au

www.cbsaust.org.au

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