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Becoming an Informed Friend

Helping people provide effective 1:1 support and friendship as they journey alongside a person living with a chronic condition.

Companionship is pivotal in the lives of people living with a chronic condition. Often they just need someone to check in, keep in touch and listen to them.
 
If you would like to be a positive influence in the life of someone living with a chronic condition, our ‘Still Me’ resources can help people provide 1:1 support and friendship.
 
Our ‘Becoming an Informed Friend’ workshop equips willing people to effectively connect with, encourage and support a person living in the community with a chronic condition. Such friendships prevent social isolation and promote mutual wellbeing. This one day workshop covers:

  • Physical issues and supporting the whole person
  • Emotional issues and supporting through transition and grief
  • Social issues and supporting self and community connection
  • Spiritual issues and supporting in crisis

 
If you would like us to host a two day workshop to help you get started, please get in touch.

Anne van Loon, (08) 8177 4905, 0409 921 337, avanloon@baptistcaresa.org.au

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