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 …

CCNB’s Information, Advice and Guidance Conversation Series; Doing it your way

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 the best way to ‘do it your way’. We take time to plan for every major event in our lives – why should our final departure be any different? The best way to ‘do …

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 …

Change, Grief & Loss 4-week support group- Week 1

At some point in our lives we are each affected by events that are beyond our control. Sometimes we struggle to make sense of these events and what is happening to us. Exploring the Seasons of Grief is a small group grief and loss program, aiming to strengthen the social and emotional wellbeing of adults who are dealing with significant …

CCNB AGM

CCNB Annual General Meeting Key Note Address Suicide Prevention: A Conversation with Superintendent David Darcy – Northern Beaches Police Area Command The incidence and prevalence of suicide across our local region continues to confront families, communities and our local service systems. How we work together to identify those at risk and respond to prevent suicide really matters. Please join this …

Community of Practice- Support Coordination, Northern Sydney Region

Providers across the Northern Sydney Region have been delivering Support Coordination under the NDIS for over two years. Local Support Coordinators are invited to participate in the next regional Community of Practice. This Community of Practice session will be focussed on “a day in the life of an NDIS planner” and “a day in the life of an NDIS Support …

Living Well With Dementia

Join us as we celebrate Dementia Awareness Month with our complimentary Living Well With Dementia event. Listen to CCNB Occupational Therapist Debra Milligan as she talks about falls prevention and what changes can be made in the home to ensure it is a safe environment. Get moving with some gentle exercise led by Ageless Grace that will focus on the …

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 …

Narrabeen Markets Wellbeing Activity Day

On Sunday 15th October 2017 at Narrabeen markets, CCNB partnered with other local mental health organisations for Mental Health Awareness Month, for a day of activities, information sharing and fun! The weather held off, and we enjoyed a beautiful spot by the lake to share in wellness activities, and conversation around mental health. The day was a great way for …