Social connections help to support our overall happiness and health as we age.

Footprints’ Social Support Group (SSG) programs help foster new friendships, and support your independent living, health, and wellbeing.

How we can help you

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Activities at our centre include:

  • Games
  • Quizzes
  • Exercise programs
  • Themed events
  • Professional entertainment
  • Guest speakers from health professionals and community organisations.

 

Social Support Groups organise regular outings for clients to attend community concerts, picnics in the park, local clubs, and movie screenings.

We also offer in-home and centre-based diversional therapy services for clients who require more individualised lifestyle activities.

Social support group participant making craft
Program Outcomes

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  • Increased community connection and happiness
  • An improvement in overall wellbeing and health
Find out more

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To find out more about the Social Support Group program, please contact 1800 FOOTPRINTS (1800 366 877).

Download the brochure:

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social support groups brochure august 2023

Who is the Social Support Group program for?

Eligibility criteria

To be eligible, you must be still living at home and are 65 years and older (or 50 years and older for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people), in the Brisbane North and Caboolture Regions.

Social Support Groups are also offered on a fee for service basis to people with a Home Care Package or NDIS plan.

Geographical region

Brisbane North and Caboolture Regions

How to refer

To access our Social Support Groups, phone My Aged Care on 1800 200 422 to arrange for an assessment.

If you have already been assessed and have a referral for this service, or you’re already a client of Footprints CHSP, Home Care Package or NDIS programs, please contact our friendly Aged Care Services team to discuss the program.

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