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Women with SCI Network

The Women with SCI Network group aims to create a comfortable, open and confidential space that encourages everyone to share ideas and experiences; with a vision of connecting and supporting women living with Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) and similar complex physical disabilities. The group started in December 2017, after surveying women living with SCI across Victoria, for their interests and preferences of what they would want to see in a group specifically for women.  

The group is engaged in setting their own agendas and is always open and interested in welcoming new members so please feel free to contact us if you would like to join, attend a meeting or learn more about it. You can browse through the articles below to follow the activities of the group which range from hosting guest speakers on topics such as health and wellbeing and sexual health, activities, group discussions and social outings.

Discussions shed light on accessing health services and sexual health information
11 June, 2020

The Women with SCI Network went online to lean about Jean Hailes for Women's Health, and discuss physical access issues and sexual health information. 

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A hole in one: Yarra Bend Golf’s accessible mini golf course
8 April, 2020

For their first meeting of 2020, the Women with SCI Network enjoyed a game of mini golf at Yarra Bend Golf in Fairfield.

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Sailing away on Albert Park Lake
7 January, 2020

For the last 2019 meeting, the Women with SCI Network tried something special by going to Albert Park Lake for sailing.

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Empowering and supporting all women to move and dance
14 November, 2019

The Women with SCI Network learned the importance of supporting all women to be more physically active, and learned some new dance moves.

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New ways to manage your bladder and bowel
1 August, 2019

Two clinical nurse consultants addressed the Women with SCI Network in July, outlining the latest developments in bladder and bowel management.

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