Support available for people impacted by the Bondi Junction tragedy: Read more

Hide

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.

Eligibility:

  • 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
Emailcesphnmhracs@anglicare.org.au
Websitehttps://www.anglicare.org.au/community/mental-health-services/emotional-wellbeing-for-older-persons/