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Emotional wellbeing for Older Person (EWOP)

This program provides psychological and psychosocial services for older people who reside in Residential Aged Care Facilities in the Sydney and South-East Sydney Local Health District regions.

The program will help residents with:

  • Mood improvement, reduction in anxiety and stress.
  • Increased ability to cope with life changes.
  • Increased interest in social activities at the facility.
  • Increased capacity of staff to identify and support residents with mental health needs.


  • Residents with diagnosed mental illness.
  • Residents who may be at risk of developing a mental illness if they do not receive appropriate treatment.

To access this service a diagnosis of mental illness is required from a GP, psychiatrist, RN or allied health staff. The RACFs are required to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the provider to access the service.

Only RACFs with a signed MoU can refer to the service.

Service ProviderAnglicare
Phone1300 111 278
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