A recreation and social program supporting people who are frail aged or have dementia.
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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.
The group meets once a week to enjoy a range of activities and excursions
What are the aims of Prime Movers?
- Provide opportunities for people who are frail aged or 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?
An activity fee is charged for each session and varies with each activity ($20 approx). There is no charge for support staff or transport.
The program is funded by the Department of Social Services through the Commonwealth Home Support Program.