23. October 2019 - 9:00 till 12:30
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Bidwill Support Forum for Older People | Bidwill Uniting | Wednesday, 23. October 2019

Free forum empowering you with important information on navigating the aged care system, improving your health and wellbeing and getting the support you need.  Understand your rights.  Learn about legal and financial considerations and how to plan ahead.  Find out about rebates and savings to ease the cost of living. Protect yourself from abuse and scams.
We invite you to come and find answers to your questions by connecting with representatives from service providers and government agencies.
Representatives from Blacktown City Council, Centrelink, Aged Care Assessment Services, Seniors’ Rights Service, the Western Sydney Community Legal Centre, Easy Go Connect, NSW Fair Trading, Service NSW, Relationship Australia, Western Sydney Local Health District Older People's Mental Health will be present to clarify information and answer questions.
Morning tea provided.
Topics include:

Advocacy around aged care

Financial aspects and the role of Financial Information Service Officers

End of life conversations

Emotional wellbeing

Legal matterss and planning ahead

My Aged Care

Driving and community transport

Mediation and conflict resolution

Rebates and savings to ease the cost of living

Bookings essential as places are limited.Phone 9839 6203 or book online
For further information contact Dharshini.Perera@blacktown.nsw.gov.au or phone 9839 6287