14th May '19

Carers – take care of you too!

If you're caring for someone who is aged, has a disability or chronic or mental illness, the Commonwealth Carer Respite Centre is hosting free information sessions in Orange, Lithgow, Cowra and Parkes in May and June.

Hear from guest speaker, Erica Pitman, registered counsellor and carer with lived experience, who has provided counselling for carers and advocated for carer wellness for more than two decades.

The sessions will cover:

  • Carer loss and grief
  • 'Your life wishes'
  • Resilience
  • Stress management (mindfulness)
  • The opportunity to chat to other carers


Bookings are essential. Call 1800 052 222 or email respite@livebetter.org.au to secure your spot. 


Orange session:
Tuesday 28 May
Time: 10am - 1pm
At: Orange Ex-Services Club, 231 Anson St
Lunch: 2-course complimentary lunch included 


Lithgow session:
Wednesday 29 May
Time: 10am - 1pm
At: Lithgow Workies Club, 3-7 Tank St
Lunch: Light snack provided


Cowra session:
Date: Tuesday 4 June
Time: 10am - 1pm
At: Cowra Services Club, 101 Brisbane St
Lunch: Light snack provided


Parkes session: 
Date: Wednesday 5 June
Time: 10am - 1pm
At: Parkes Services Club, 9-17 Short St
Lunch: Light snack provided