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Breast Cancer Awareness Month

16th Oct 2019

IHSP is going Pink in October to show our support for Breast Cancer Awareness month. Today Sandy, Wendy and their wonderful volunteers turned the activities room pink for a day full of fun and laughter with the  Butterfly Club....

Dementia Action Week focuses on discrimination

11th Sep 2019

Inverell residents are being urged to consider how discrimination impacts local people living with dementia.Dementia Action Week will begin on Monday, September 16 focused heavily this year around the theme 'dementia doesn't discriminate'.Inverell Ho...

What are the health effects of dust storms?

9th Sep 2019

Dust storms may have adverse effects on your health and is especially harmful for people who already have breathing-related difficulties. Inhaling small or fine dust can get deep into the lungs and cause serious health problems. Common symptoms that...

Dementia Action Week 2019

27th Aug 2019

Dementia Action Week 2019 will explore discrimination and dementia. Dementia Australia is calling on all Australians to consider how discrimination impacts people living with dementia, their families and carers. Nobody chooses to have dementia but we...

Wellness Exploration Day Photos

30th Jul 2019

Today we attended the Wellness Exploration Day held by New England Sector Support Team (NESST). It was a great turn out with over 50 people. NESST said it was the biggest crowd they had drawn in the region. Well done Inverell! The day was designed t...

Phone Scams

22nd Jul 2019

Recently there have been reports of scammers targeting Home Care Package recipients via phone. These scammers often start by offering a better Home Care Package and attempting to lure the client into making a payment of some description, includ...

Wellness Exploration Day

15th Jul 2019

There is nothing more important than being in good health. The Community is invited to join Inverell Home Support Program and New England Sector Support Team for a WELLNESS EXPLORATION DAY as we talk about…. “What does wellness mean to...

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

13th Jun 2019

Older Australians are valued members of our society. No older person should be subjected to any form of abuse, often referred to as 'elder abuse'. Elder abuse is "a single, or repeated act, or lack of appropriate action, occurring within any re...

Recently diagnosed with dementia - Tamworth

14th Feb 2019

Date: Tuesday, 2 April 2019 - 10:00am to 12:30pm Address: Tamworth Community CentreDarling St., Tamworth The Recently Diagnosed with Dementia information session is an initiative of Dementia Australia Dementia Australia invites you to join a gr...

Caring for elderly in heat waves

15th Jan 2019

Important reminder about caring for older people in warmer weather As you know, hotter summer weather means we need to be alert to the possibility of heatwaves. Older people are among those most at risk of heat-related illness. Due to normal age-re...

Don't miss the new Train Your Brain session for 2019

8th Jan 2019

New Session Commencing Sharpen your Memory and Learn New Things - Improve your Brain Fitness! When: Thursdays, for 10 weeks. Next session commences Thursday, 7th February. Time: 9.30am - 10.30am Where: Activities Room, 48 Oliver Street, Inverell...