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July 2019

CCNB Community Conversation Series: Understanding the Impacts of Loneliness and Isolation

July 3 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Cromer Golf Club, Cromer Road
Cromer, NSW 2099 Australia
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CCNB Community Conversation Series: Understanding the Impacts of Loneliness and Isolation CCNB facilitates community conversations about issues that matter to communities. Through our practice we are seeing that the impact of loneliness and isolation can be devastating. Loneliness; • is as harmful as smoking 15 cigarettes a day; • is worse for a person's health than obesity; • increases the risk of early death by up to 32%. Source: Brigham Young University, Utah in the United States, 2017 Want to…

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Social Prescription – Treatment Options for Loneliness and Isolation

July 3 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Cromer Golf Club, Cromer Road
Cromer, NSW 2099 Australia
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Can loneliness and isolation be resolved with social prescribing?  Specifically tailored for GPs, this session will facilitate critical thinking and discuss the benefits of social prescription for patients and GPs. Participants will leave with a simple and accessible social prescription pathway. An interactive session with peers will be facilitated to deepen participants knowledge and understanding of: isolation and loneliness; who is most vulnerable and how to spot the signs; contemporary evidence of social prescription; building a sustainable business model through complimentary social…

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Coffee with Compassion

July 11 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
H20 Cafe Narrabeen, Shop 3/1431 Pittwater Road
Narrabeen, New South Wales 2101 Australia
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Please come along and join the conversation! On the second Thursday of each month CCNB will host ‘Coffee with Compassion’. This is a get together led by Compassionate Champions and community members who are knowledgeable about caring for people experiencing death, loss or social isolation. Compassionate Communities is an initiative encouraging the community to take responsibility for caring for one another in times of need or crisis.   If you would like to join our Coffee with compassion, volunteer or…

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Financial Care Coordination – Older and Wiser- Financial Wellbeing

July 18 @ 10:30 am - 1:00 pm
Dee Why RSL, 932 Pittwater Road
Dee Why, NSW 2099
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Although it’s not always smooth sailing, a good life as we age is possible and the key is planning. This interactive session invites people and their families to participate in a conversation about their aged care. Participants will hear from Australia’s leading experts in aged care planning, entitlements and support services. CCNB’s Community Conversation Series is where local people get together and talk about the issues that matter to them. CCNB is not affiliated with any financial institution, product or…

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Lion King Carer Movie Day

July 25 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
United Cinemas Warriewood, 4 Vuko Place
Warriewood, NSW 2102
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This event is for carers. We understand that it is not always possible to find alternative care for your loved one so please feel free to bring along the person you care for. Tickets for this event are complimentary and need to be booked via the eventbrite link: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/lion-king-carer-movie-day-tickets-62832659175 Please indicate if you would like: A complimentary choc top ice-cream cone or a small popcorn via your ticket selection. Please note the film starts at 10.30am and registration opens up at…

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Chatter ‘Cino – Dementia Cafe Friendship Group – Chatswood

July 26 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Dougherty Centre, 7 Victor St
Chatswood, New South Wales 2067 Australia
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CCNB in partnership with Willoughby Council have a Chatter ‘Cino - Dementia Cafe Friendship Group on the last Friday every month. This is a casual coffee morning for people living with dementia and for carers/family supporting someone living with dementia. Please join us for this free event at the café area of the Dougherty Centre, Victor Street, Chatswood.

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August 2019

Chatter ‘Cino Dementia Cafe Friendship Group

August 6 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Vines Terry Hills, 277 Mona Vale Rd NSW 2084 Australia + Google Map

On the first Tuesday of each month we hold our Chatter 'Cino Dementia Cafe Friendship Group which is a meet up for people with dementia, their family and friends. The Chatter 'Cino is hosted by our Dementia Consultant Michele Ferris and is an opportunity for you to meet others in similar circumstances to talk, laugh and share. We meet inside the Flower Power Nursery  at The Vines Terry Hills. To RSVP please call our Care Navigators on 1300 002 262 or…

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Coffee with Compassion

August 8 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Please come along and join the conversation! On the second Thursday of each month CCNB will host ‘Coffee with Compassion’. This is a get together led by Compassionate Champions and community members who are knowledgeable about caring for people experiencing death, loss or social isolation. Compassionate Communities is an initiative encouraging the community to take responsibility for caring for one another in times of need or crisis. If you would like to join our Coffee with Compassion, volunteer or chat…

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Parent Carer Coffee Morning

August 15 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
The White Rock Cafe, Long Reef Golf Club, Anzac Ave
Collaroy, NSW 2097 Australia
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Would you like to meet other carers like you in the local area? Join our CCNB Care Coordinators for an informal coffee and social get together on the third Thursday of every month. We look forward to seeing you at our next coffee morning. Please contact as us at CCNB if you would like to know more information by calling 1300 002 262.

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Community Mentoring at CCNB – Information Session

August 21 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
CCNB, 20 Rodborough Road
Frenchs Forest, NSW 2086 Australia
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Join us and find out how becoming a CCNB Community Mentor can change lives forever  Community mentors are everyday people with good life skills and connections who want to support people who need a helping hand. A CCNB Community Mentor is a volunteer who is trained and supported to guide and support a person at their time of need. Generally, a Mentor is linked to a person who needs to be connected to their community, access services supports and needs a bit of help to…

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