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The Byron Carer February 2024

  Social interaction When it comes to the health of our older population, social isolation and loneliness are important issues, with the effect of social isolation and loneliness on people’s mortality being compared to that of smoking, obesity, and physical inactivity. However, according to the World Health Organization, high-quality social connections are essential to our …

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Lennox Head Program

The Centre-based Respite service in Lennox Head is supported by both the Commonwealth Government and Ballina Council.  This program delivers 4 days a week to meet the needs of carers, their loved ones and a group of Aboriginal Elders. Great friendships are made and community access to visit the local area occur in our minibus.

Meals at the Brunswick Heads Day Program

Brunswick Valley Meals on Wheels are part of the Byron Shire Respite Service family. They supply tasty sandwiches, salads and deserts to our clients and Lila (pictured at right with Facilitator Rakhshi) whipped up this fantastic sticky date cake one morning for our people as a special treat. A huge thankyou and ‘yum’!

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