Returning from maternity leave in a time of Covid

I had the day, May 3rd marked on my desk calendar as the day I was looking forward to wrapping up my work as a Care Coordinator at CCNB and embarking on a year off to be with my new baby girl. The year flew by and in the blink of an eye I was walking back in the office …

Overcoming Loneliness needs skills and experience

My 87 year old Aunty Myrta is an amazing cook. She’s an all-rounder cook but no one beats her paximathya (Greek biscuits). So when she phoned me last week and told me she made me a batch for Greek Easter- I thought BOOM! More iso-calorie food! We arrange a drive through, no contact pick up. My Aunt has been living …

Join us for our Online Chatter ‘Cino Dementia Friendship Group

This dementia friendly coffee group has been meeting for coffee for two years and aims to bring together people with dementia, their family and friends. COVID-19 has changed how we do things and we want to bring some normality back to your lives. We are hoping that you can join us and participate in our online version of Chatter ‘Cino.  …

Online Mindfulness and Meditation – All Welcome (Week 5)

CCNB in collaboration with Soul Safaris is bringing you a FREE online mindfulness and meditation session to enjoy in the comfort of your own home. This journey into the mind and spirit is designed to help you in difficult times. You will receive essential tools for coping, as well as a deeply relaxing guided meditation. To book in please book …

Everyone wants to try knitting!

We (Luka and Alex) have had the privilege to be part of the CCNB Z-nitting Community Blanket Project. Because we have been isolating we are always looking for things to do and thought why not try knitting! We have been knitting for a few weeks and have made a little bit of progress. A few missed stitches and a few …

CCNB Volunteer – Emma

In times of crisis, the Australian spirit is never stronger. The global pandemic means that we need to distance ourselves, but it doesn’t mean we can’t help each other. Stay Well, Stay Connected is CCNB’s local response to connect with members of our community who are at risk of social isolation and loneliness . CCNB’s Volunteers have been leaping into …

Join us for our Online Chatter ‘Cino Dementia Friendship Group

This dementia friendly coffee group has been meeting for coffee for two years and aims to bring together people with dementia, their family and friends. COVID-19 has changed how we do things and we want to bring some normality back to your lives. We are hoping that you can join us and participate in our online version of Chatter ‘Cino.  …

Z-nitting – Wraps of Love

Our staff are really enjoying being involved with your Z-knitting group that has been meeting for the last four weeks and still going strong. Thankyou. It’s wonderful to be able to connect through knitting, have a chat and a giggle on a Thursday afternoon. I’m really enjoying the company of so many lovely ladies who are passionate about their creative …

Online Mindfulness and Meditation – All Welcome (Week 4)

CCNB in collaboration with Soul Safaris is bringing you a FREE online mindfulness and meditation session to enjoy in the comfort of your own home. This journey into the mind and spirit is designed to help you in difficult times. You will receive essential tools for coping, as well as a deeply relaxing guided meditation. To book in please book …

Join us for our Online Chatter ‘Cino Dementia Friendship Group

This dementia friendly coffee group has been meeting for coffee for two years and aims to bring together people with dementia, their family and friends. COVID-19 has changed how we do things and we want to bring some normality back to your lives. We are hoping that you can join us and participate in our online version of Chatter ‘Cino.  …

Online Mindfulness and Meditation – All Welcome (Week 3)

CCNB in collaboration with Soul Safaris is bringing you a FREE online mindfulness and meditation session to enjoy in the comfort of your own home. This journey into the mind and spirit is designed to help you in difficult times. You will receive essential tools for coping, as well as a deeply relaxing guided meditation. To book in please book …

Join us for our Online Chatter ‘Cino Dementia Friendship Group

This dementia friendly coffee group has been meeting for coffee for two years and aims to bring together people with dementia, their family and friends. COVID-19 has changed how we do things and we want to bring some normality back to your lives. We are hoping that you can join us and participate in our online version of Chatter ‘Cino.  …

Online Mindfulness and Meditation – All Welcome (Week 2)

CCNB in collaboration with Soul Safaris is bringing you a FREE online mindfulness and meditation session to enjoy in the comfort of your own home. This journey into the mind and spirit is designed to help you in difficult times. You will receive essential tools for coping, as well as a deeply relaxing guided meditation. To book in please book …

CCNB Z-nitting Community Blanket Project – Session 2

Calling all knitters and would be Knitters! This will be a follow on from our first introduction session as a online knitting group, so bring a cuppa, your wool and knitting needles and away we go! CCNB’s Professor of Knitting, Angela, is calling for your help. Angela is passionate about knitting and social justice so has decided to bring her two …

CCNB Volunteer Development and Support Program – For CCNB Volunteers

What is Skilling Up! Skilling Up! is CCNB’s “community of practice” for volunteers. A weekly session open to all CCNB volunteers who have completed the Volunteer Ready!  Program and are engaged in volunteering activities. When are Skilling Up! Sessions held Every Wednesday evening 7pm – 8pm. All sessions are held via Zoom video conference and will be a facilitated discussion …

Online Mindfulness and Meditation – All Welcome

CCNB in collaboration with Soul Safaris is bringing you a FREE online mindfulness and meditation session to enjoy in the comfort of your own home. This journey into the mind and spirit is designed to help you in difficult times. You will receive essential tools for coping, as well as a deeply relaxing guided meditation. To book in please book …

CCNB Z-nitting Community Blanket Project – Introduction

Calling all knitters and would be Knitters! This will be an introduction session and the following week we will begin our virtual knitting group. CCNB’s Professor of Knitting, Angela, is calling for your help. Angela is passionate about knitting and social justice so has decided to bring her two passions together. The CCNB Z-nitting Community Blanket Project will bring people together …

What are you doing this weekend?

CCNB want to help you Stay Well and Stay Connected and we have the solution for you from the comfort of your own home. Have you ever thought about doing a virtual tour somewhere you have never visited, or to visit a zoo on the other side of the world or maybe you fancy visiting some famous landmarks you have …