Noosa Community Support Centre-based day care and activities
Noosa Community Support Centre Based Care facilitates social support groups and offers activities and programs that provide social interaction for eligible people who are aged over 65 years or someone aged under 65 years with a disability within the Noosa Shire.
The Social Support Group activities provide interaction for clients who feel isolated whilst at the same time provide respite for carers. The centre operates 5 days per week (with the exception of public holidays) generally within the hours of 9.30am to 2.30pm. NCS provide a healthy three course lunch at the Noosaville Centre and can arrange transport to and from the venue.
Transport is also available for Hinterland clients (Cooroy, Pomona & Cooroibah) for half day activities that include morning tea. There are a range of activities that include entertainers, outings, BBQs, high teas, Indoor/outdoor games, commemorative events, guest speakers and more.
Other activities and classes on offer are:
Broadband for Seniors: Clients are assisted to utilise electronic devices, including iPads, Tablets, laptops, desktops and mobile phones. Classes are run either in a group setting or one-to-one depending on the need.
Horticultural Therapy/Gardening: Led by qualified horticulturists, it has many benefits for clients including improving social, physical, psychological and cognitive abilities.
The Workshop: Open to all clients who still enjoy the sound of a hammer and creating through woodwork. Cooroora Woodworkers Club Inc. work in collaboration with NCS, ensuring the items made are returned to the community.
Manicures, Pedicures & Podiatry: Trained staff offer manicures and pedicures to clients and a qualified external podiatrist provides treatments for any complex podiatry issues.
Carer’s Support Group: Carers support meetings are held monthly, and often include guest speakers on a range of topics.
Shopping groups: Small group shopping trips in the Hinterland area can be arranged. Trips include a cuppa and a chat, in addition to picking up groceries.
A nominal fee is charged for all the above services.
To check eligibility and obtain further information please contact the Centre.