The Uniting AgeWell Hawthorn Centre offers a friendly and welcoming environment where older people can meet and socialise with others, enjoy a wide range of activities or participate in allied health and wellbeing programs to restore and maintain their wellbeing, independence and community connection.
Our service takes into account each person’s individual goals, preferences and choices and is underpinned by a strong emphasis on restorative approaches, including wellness and reablement.
Hawthorn Centre offers tailored rehabilitation and health maintenance programs, special focus groups and health promotion activities including:
• Occupational therapy
• Exercise physiology
• Massage therapy
• Social work
• Tai Chi
• Balance groups
• Exercise and gym programs
• Education sessions
Our dynamic programs seek to encourage independence, create friendships, reduce isolation and cultivate a strong connection to the community.
We actively work with you to connect you to your passions and interests, while assisting you to maintain a healthy and happy lifestyle.
Our centre-based programs include:
• Men’s Shed
• Craft activities
• Gardening groups
• Board games
• Trivia groups
• Special interest groups
Our day outing groups travel to places of interest.
The Hawthorn Centre’s programs are available to people living in the community who:
• Are aged 65 years and over
• Are aged 50 years and are Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
• Have carers who require respite due to stress or ill health
• Live alone and are assessed as being at risk; or
• Are clients at risk of social isolation or depression
• Are younger people living with a disability
• Have an assessed health concern that requires rehabilitation or restorative assistance
For information about eligibility and referrals contact the Hawthorn Centre today.
Hawthorn Centre has a fully equipped gym designed for older people, as well as a range of allied health professionals to work with you to restore and maintain your health, independence and wellbeing.
Our purpose built Men's Shed is the perfect place to learn new skills, get professional advice and complete a project.
Heartmoves is a light intensity physical activity program perfect for beginners an people with stable long-term chronic health conditions.
93-95 Elgin Street,
Hawthorn VIC 3122
Uniting AgeWell Carer Respite Services Melbourne provides a range of respite services across the eastern, southern and western metropolitan regions of Melbourne, to support the individual needs of carers and help them maintain their caring role.Phone: (03) 9845 3166
Address: 9 Jolimont Road, Forest Hill, VIC 3131