Welfare

 

2018

 

 

 

 

Important!

The Welfare Team are now located at

Legacy House — 1 Bryant Street, Pialba

(on the corner of Hillyard Street, across  from the Catholic Church)

 

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St Stephens Private Hospital produces an informative quarterly newsletter – please click on the link below to go to their site

SSH News

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Welfare information for January to December 2017

  Description Hours No.  
         
  Home visits 1065 1354  
  Hospital visits 473 607  
  Nursing Home visits 377 851  
  Funerals 141 7  
  Home Maintenance 0 0  
  Accom & Rental Assistance 6 2  
  Day Centre/Men’s Shed 6 0  
  Transport Assistance 46 32  
  Bus Trips/Excursions 300 0  
  Other: phone calls, checking on elderly members etc 2079  
  Training/Forums 147  
      Veterans War Widows
  Inquiries 300 317 55
  Interviews 245 201 51
  Referrals 270 265 47
         
  Total Hours 5455 3789  
         
  Total Kilometres 43679    

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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

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.