CCNB Information, Advice and Guidance Series: Focus on Men’s Health – Simon Gillard

Join CCNB for an online conversation with special guest, Simon Gillard. Simon is a professional speaker in mental health, Ambassador for Australian Rotary Health and R U Ok?, author of the best seller :Life Sentence: A Police Officers Battle with PTSD”, a former Detective with the NSW Police force and a father of three. Simon is dedicated to kick-starting a change in perceptions …

School Holiday helpful links

We have all had to adapt somehow, maybe working from home or having the kids home doing online school work….but now with the school holidays what can the kids do at home to pass the time? Take a look at these useful links, there is something there hopefully for everyone. Virtual Tours Google Earth. All sorts of incredible learning here …

Listen, nod and don’t be afraid to smile.

CCNB provides information, advice and guidance, to people who are often at one of the most vulnerable times in their lives. Our new virtual model challenged our experienced practitioners who pre-empted that showing empathy over the telephone or through a screen is just not the same. Maybe so, but when I was speaking to Laura last week, it reminded me …

Who will you stay home for?

With everything going on with Coronavirus, it’s a lot to take in. Many of us may feel confused, anxious or scared…and in isolation, some of us don’t know what to do with ourselves without our normal routines. It’s perfectly normal to be feeling any of these things. I know…I too have just finished 14 days quarantine in my own home, …

CCNB Update from our CEO

At this uncertain time, CCNB is determined to support you. We will always lead with kindness, compassion and our focus will be to deliver practical support, at the right time. CCNB has not closed its doors. In fact, we have ramped up our service delivery. Over the next few week your CCNB Care Coordinator will contact you to ensure your services …

COVID-19 (corona virus) scams

CCNB are aware that with the current situation scammers are taking advantage of the spread of coronavirus to exploit and play on the fears of consumers across Australia. Please be aware that scammers are doing things such as falsely selling coronavirus-related products online, and using fake emails or text messages to try and obtain personal data. Other scams include phishing …

Coffee with Compassion – Second Thursday Monthly

Please come along and join the conversation for our next Coffee with Compassion. On the second Thursday of each month CCNB will host ‘Coffee with Compassion’. This is a get together led by CCNB, 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 …

Financial Health and Wellbeing for over 65’s: Demystifying Aged Care

CCNB’s Information, Advice and Guidance Conversation Series focuses on issues that are important to people in our local community. In this session we will look at Financial Health and Wellbeing for people aged over 65: Demystifying Aged Care. Research confirms that people over 65 often ignore their financial situation and fail to plan ahead for their ageing care needs. We …

Financial Health and Wellbeing for over 65’s: Demystifying Aged Care

CCNB’s Information, Advice and Guidance Conversation Series focuses on issues that are important to people in our local community. In this session we will look at Financial Health and Wellbeing for people aged over 65: Demystifying Aged Care. Research confirms that people over 65 often ignore their financial situation and fail to plan ahead for their ageing care needs. We …

CCNB’s Information, Advice and Guidance Conversation Series

Please join us for lunch and a conversation about how your role as a Carer has (or has not changed) since the significant reforms in funding and care provision. Meet others who are also caring, ask questions about services in your area, get treated to lunch and help CCNB to understand what we should be doing differently to support Carers …

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 …