Position Available – Seasons Care Coordinator – Community Services

Work Type/s: Full Time Program Type/s: Suicide Prevention Job Role: Care Coordinator/Social Worker Location: Sydney Applications close: Apply immediately This is your opportunity to join a recovery based program, in an organisation that is committed to helping people and communities recover from, and prevent suicide. CCNB provides independent and impartial information, advice and guidance through a range of innovative programs. We work with people, their …

Carer Wellbeing Group

Are you caring for a person living in NSW? Carers NSW and CCNB are working together to provide a Carer Wellbeing group for carers of people living with a disability, mental illness, drug and alcohol dependency, chronic condition or frail aged in NSW. The Carer Wellbeing group is a five week therapeutic program for adult carers in NSW. The group …

Healthy habits to age and live well with dementia

A wellness approach to reducing our risk of developing dementia includes increasing our physical activity; eating a Mediterranean diet, avoiding excess alcohol and tobacco.  Keeping our blood pressure and blood sugar levels low and managing our cholesterol are all proactive approaches to ageing well.  If you would like to know more about healthy habits to age and live well with …

Position available as Care Coordinator – Community Services

Work Type/s: Full Time Location: Sydney Applications close: Apply immediately CCNB is one of the largest organisations in the Northern Sydney Region, providing services to older people, those with dementia, people with disabilities, severe and persistent mental illness as well as those with complex health needs. CCNB is seeking a dynamic and experienced person to assist people to successfully navigate the care and …

Carer Wellbeing Therapeutic Group

Are you caring for a person living in NSW? The Carer Wellbeing group is a five-week therapeutic program for adult carers in NSW. The program is jointly run by Carers NSW and CCNB for carers of people living with a: disability mental illness drug and alcohol dependency chronic condition and the frail aged The group will help carers to: strengthen …

Hannah’s letter to CCNB

To Whom it May Concern, I would like to give some feedback on my participation in The Seasons Program and in particular to thank Kerry Gleeson for her tremendous support. I first met with Kerry late last year, having been referred by Partners in Recovery. Prior to this time I was not aware that such services were available and from …

Comparing Apples with Oranges

People armed with an approved Home Care Package are a customer of choice, for most approved aged care providers. These approved aged care providers think that their “point of difference” is price. So they are quoting prices and in most cases trying to “undercut” their competition. But the “price war” can cause confusion and lead people to compare “apples with …

Carer Wellbeing Therapeutic Group

Are you caring for a person living in NSW? CCNB and Carers NSW are working together to provide a Carer Wellbeing group for carers of people living with a disability, mental illness, drug and alcohol dependency, chronic condition or frail aged. The Carer Wellbeing group is a five week program for adult carers in NSW. The group will allow carers …

Living Well in the End

“His greatest fear was to die in that hospital bed with all those machines around him and no one noticing. It was so good to have him at home…” At 45 years old, my friend still misses her Dad. In many ways it doesn’t matter how old you are- the death of your parents does make you feel “orphaned” in …

Leah’s story

When Leah* was referred to The Seasons Program she was unable to talk with severe depression. She had attempted suicide within her own home, and as a result broke her foot. The Seasons Program Team worked with Leah on her journey to recovery over 12 weeks. In the beginning Leah was very reluctant to have The Seasons Program Team involved …