Geelong & Surrounds - Adults - Frail Aged

Recreation and social programs supporting people who are frail aged or have dementia.

Prime Movers

Prime Movers is available in Geelong and Western Melbourne and is a small group recreational program that provides high-quality support to people who are frail aged or have dementia.

What are the aims of Prime Movers?

  • Provide opportunities for people who are frail aged of have dementia to participate in a group based social activity.
  • Provide meaningful leisure and social activities.

Who is eligible?

People who are frail aged or have dementia and are being cared for by a primary carer and still living at home. Priority will be given to families receiving minimal support.

How much does it cost?

Activity costs range from $20 to $30

Geelong West Cafe Care Connect

Gateways Support Services have partnered with the Geelong West Neighbourhood House to support people who are frail aged or have dementia together with their carers.

The ‘Geelong West Cafe Care Connect’ program provides opportunities for people who are frail aged or have dementia to participate in a supportive social group along with their carers.   The ‘Geelong West Care Connect’ program is held each Tuesday afternoon from 1pm-3.30pm. Cost is $5 per session (carers attend free). Coffee, tea and biscuits are provided.

View the Geelong West Cafe Care Connect brochure.

These programs are funded by the Department of Social Services through the Commonwealth Home Support Program. 

Gateways also offers Individual Support for over-65s through CHSP. 

View the CHSP brochure.

How do I find out more?

Contact the Gateways Individual Support & Recreation Manager for more details via Contact Us or by phoning 5221 2984.

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Geelong (Head Office)
03 5221 2984
12-14 Thompson Rd
North Geelong,
VIC
3215
Western Melbourne
03 9396 1111
77 Droop St
Footscray,
VIC
3011
Werribee
03 9749 7388
3 Princes Highway
Werribee,
VIC
3030
Warrnambool
03 5562 8271
171 Lava Street
Warrnambool,
VIC
3280