Living regionally, outside of Greater Melbourne, can affect access to services, and can be socially isolating. We have a vision for connecting and supporting people that live in regional Victoria, and Tasmania.
In mid-2016, the third SCI Regional Network was established for the Shepparton region. Contact us if you're interested and we'll keep you informed
For their March meeting the Shepparton SCI Regional Network group took part in Discovering the Power in Me (DPM) at the North Shepparton Community Centre. It ran one day per week, over three weeks.
For March, the Shepparton SCI Regional Network attended a learning session on bowel and bladder management and enjoyed a catch-up lunch.
For their first meeting of the new year, the Shepparton SCI Regional Network met in Tatura on 1st February. Primarily a social catch-up and lunch, the group also had the opportunity to inspect the accessible features of a home purpose built for wheelchair users.
The final Shepparton SCI Regional Network for 2016 had guest speaker, Dr. Alan Wallace speak to the group about general health and wellbeing. The network is looking forward to some exciting events and activities in the New Year!
New members, new ideas, Paralympic tales and a personal trainer. What a fantastic turnout for the third Shepparton SCI Regional Network meeting!