Welfare

 

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Welfare information for January to December 2016

Description Hours No.
Home visits 687.5 877
Hospital visits 294.5 395
Nursing Home visits 492.5 1235
Funerals 215 11
Home Maintenance 35 3
Accom & Rental Assistance 74 13
Day Centre/Men’s Shed 0 0
Transport Assistance 83 34
Bus Trips/Excursions 114 0
Other: phone calls, checking on elderly members etc 1553.25 36
Training/Forums 242 0
Veterans War Widows
Enquiries 34 38 13
Interviews 45 22 14
Referrals 19.5 15 13
Total Hours 3889.25 2679 40
Total Kilometres 39213

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The Hervey Bay RSL Sub Branch Welfare Team

Our team of 12 Welfare Support Officers are trained and authorized to assist the ex-service community (Army, Air Force, Navy and Police). This is a free service.

How can they help?

Welfare Officers are trained to assist with a range of services:

  • Health Care
  • Community Services available
  • Concessions
  • Respite Care
  • Arrange access to financial advice
  • Assist with bereavement
  • Assist with DVA services
  • Liaise with Pension Officers to prepare claims.

How to contact the Welfare Team

Telephone:  Office – (07) 4197 7477

Mobile – 0467 267 753

Email:         welfare@herveybayrsl.com.au

The RSL Sub-Branch Welfare/Support team is looking for more volunteers and you do not have to be ex-service to help out.

If you have been involved in nursing,Community Services or Lifeline and could give a couple of hours per week, we would love to hear from you.

To make an appointment for an interview please phone the Sub-Branch Office on  (07) 4197 7477  during office hours –  Monday to Friday 9.30am to 12.30pm.