Wellness and beauty series for women: Stay healthy on the inside and out (Melbourne North West)

Details

Date 28 Sep 2020

Time 13:00 PM

Contact

Vision Australia Sunshine

Address , Melbourne North West , VIC

Phone 03 8378 1100

Email sunshinevic@visionaustralia.org

Overview

Join our wellness and beauty series for women, about staying healthy on the inside and out!

Run online by our Occupational Therapists, you can join from the safety and convenience of your own home through video conference.

You'll also get to connect with others, while learning about fun and educational topics like make-up application and skin care, wardrobe management, preparing tasty treats and looking after your mental health.

Topic details are outlined further below.

Dates and times:

Please let us know if you would like to join the Monday or Friday group as outlined below.

Monday group:

2:00pm to 3:30pm

September 28 and October 5, 12, 19, 26

Tuesday group:

2:00pm to 3:30pm

September 29 and October 6, 13, 20, 27

Friday group:

2:00pm to 3:30pm

September 29 and October 6, 13, 23, 30

Bookings:

Places are limited. Once you book, our team will then get back to you to confirm your spot.

To book:

Topic details:

Week 1 - Presenting your best self (Part 1)

Make up and skin care

This session is suitable for women who have a very basic knowledge about makeup and skin care.

You will be provided with low strategies to be able to set up your environment and learn tips and tricks to apply your make up.

You will also be provided with knowledge as to skin care steps and how to properly care for your skin.

Week 2 - Presenting your best self (Part 2)

Grooming and wardrobe management

You will learn about different strategies to organise your wardrobe and clothing items, and identification strategies.

You'll also hear about different adaptive technologies that can  assist with this process, and discuss general tips and tricks on personal grooming so that you can present your best self forward.

Week 3 - “Healthy on the inside”

Meal preparation strategies

You will learn strategies for how to set up your kitchen to locate items easily in the pantry, discuss adaptive technology available to assist with cooking tasks, healthy nutrition and will get a chance to practice making a healthy snack. You will be provided with a list of ingredients in advance to prepare prior to the session.  

Week 4 - Building mental and emotional resilience

Emotional and mental health

In light of the current Covid-19 situation you will be able to discuss practical ways to cope and build resilience.

You will discuss the benefits of mindfulness, nutrition and look at exercises that you can complete at home. You will be able to completing simple exercise sequences from the comfort of your own home.

Week 5 - Keeping yourself safe

Personal safety inside and outside of the home

Learn strategies to keep yourself safe inside your home environment and learn what occupational therapists look for when completing safety checks.

You will also discover strategies to keep yourself safe when going out and about in the community and learn about adaptive technology that you can consider when out and about in the community.

Week 6 - Women’s Health

In this session, you will learn about a variety of women’s health checks and the process of undertaking these confidently and comfortably. 

How to join:

You can join this program from the safety and convenience of your home via computer, tablet or even your phone. It’s easy to join and our team is also available to assist you in getting set up if you like. Just mention it when the team contacts you to discuss your registration.

Cost:

This series can be funded through your NDIS plan, My Aged Care or privately funded.

Please contact us if you would like to know how to arrange funding.

Bookings:

Places are limited. Once you book, our team will then get back to you to confirm your spot.

To book: