Category Archives: Health and Medical

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201017: Black Dog Ride – visiting Roma 17th October – Lions Club of Roma

DATE CLAIMER!
Lions Club of Roma are hosting participants of a Black Dog Ride (BDR).
Coinciding with Qld Mental Health Week BRD are completing a four day ride from Brisbane and travelling through Gayndah, Monto, Blackwater, Emerald, Injune, Roma and Dalby before returning to Brisbane.
Riders will be in Roma on the evening of Saturday 17th October 2020 and Lions Club of Roma is inviting the Community to come and meet with and listen to their stories.
“WE NEED TO TALK”

Starting at 6:00pm a meal will be available for $15.00.
RSVP to Club Secretary Paul Hutchinson on 0429673696


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201125: Outback Mental Health – Royal Flying Doctor Service Webinars

We are delighted to be sharing details with you of the upcoming RFDS Outback Mental Health 5-part webinar series that will run during September, October and November.

The free, live sessions will allow participants to connect with our Senior Mental Health Clinicians and Mental Health and Wellbeing Consultants on a range of interesting and informative topics. A selection of downloadable resources will also be available to accompany the series.

To find out more, email outback@rfdsqld.com.au, or register now using the links below.

Webinar calendar:

Each session will begin at 4pm and run for 45 minutes with an opportunity to ask questions at the end.

·         23 September: “Stress less with RFDS” presented by Dr Tim Driscoll

·         7 October: “Mental health toolbox” presented by Cath Walker

·         28 October: “Take some time for relaxation” presented by Sharyn Bunn

·         4 November: “Sleep better with RFDS” presented by Cath Walker

·         25 November: “How to help yourselves and others manage reactions following traumatic events” presented by Cath Walker


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Access My Healthcare and My Community Directory and My Community Diary

Poster Access My Healthcare_PHN_CheckUp (4)-1From 30 June, the online platform Access My Healthcare
will include every available health service in South West
Queensland, by location and date range.
This means that anyone can go online and find an accurate,
up-to-date list of services in or nearby their community.
Everything from allied health to dental health to mental
health to specialist services.
Access My Healthcare forms part of Community Information
Support Services, which provides the My Community Directory
and  My Community Diary, and Access My Healthcare platforms.
My Community Directory lists health and community organisations that provide services that are free or subsidised in thousands of local government areas across Australia.
My Community Diary integrates with My Community Directory, linking information and providing a place where organisations can advertise and promote local events and activities within their local
government area.
As well as the websites listed above, all of this information is available through
the Access My Community App, which allows users to find local community
services and events based on their current location.
You can either download the app from the App Store or text
‘accessmyhealthcare’ to 0488 884 151 to receive a download link.


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Act for Kids

Act for Kids

Act for Kids intensive Family Support program is a free service that helps families under pressure.

We can assist with many issues which some are:

  • Addressing issues such as domestic violence, mental health and substance abuse.
  • Developing stronger life skills such as setting routines, budgets and managing the household
  • Parenting support and strategies to build positive family relationships
  • Managing stress to copy with daily pressures
  • Providing child health and well-being resources
  • Linking into services that support your child development
  • Connecting you with local services, playgroups and other social networks
  • Supporting families with their cultural needs

For more information:

Phone: 07 4687 0200

Fax: 07 4613 5066

Office: 52 Hawthorne Street, Roma

Post: PO Box 256, Roma Qld 4455

Website:  Act for Kids

Facebook:  Act for Kids

 


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Al-anon

Al-anon is a group formed to help families and friends of alcoholics recover from the effects of living with someone with a drink problem.

Al-anon Roma is held every Saturday from 6-7pm in the Justin King Centre next to the Catholic Church.  To attend, it is asked that there be a problem of alcoholism in a relative or friend.


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Anglicare – Extended Hours Dementia Respite

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The program has been designed to assist family carers of a person with dementia to pursue activities such as  –

  1. Wishing to undertake an accredited course of study – can be online or blended delivery
  2. Looking for work through a job search agency
  3. In paid employment (including working from home) or
  4. Volunteering outside the home

The day respite services are provided at our facility at no cost to family carers who are working, looking for work, studying an accredited course or volunteering.

Eligible clients include people with a diagnosis of dementia, including younger onset dementia or other neurodegenerative condition.

 

For more information:

P:  (07) 4620 4000 or 1300 610 610.

W: Anglicare Southern Queensland

F: Anglicare Southern Queensland


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Information Submission

Below are PDF forms that you can download and fill out if you would like your information displayed on this site.

Activities and Events Form

Services and Business Form

Be sure to email them directly to romaforfamilies@gmail.com and attach a photo of your activity, business or logo.

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