Active Choices. Active People.
Our Active Choices. Active People. model of service promotes Consumer Directed Care (CDC) principles for individuals who access our services, which include:
- promoting a wellness or active ageing approach that emphasizes physical and mental health.
- opportunities to improve social participation to maintain or promote a person’s capacity to live as independently as possible.
- a person-centered approach to support, promoting wellness and active participation in goal setting and decision making.
- timely and flexible services that respond to a person and their needs.
As you grow older, being healthy, physically active and socially engaged can have many benefits.
Here are some tips to help you achieve active ageing:
- eat a balanced diet. Not only does this help keep your body healthy, but your brain too.
- do regular physical activity. Physical activity helps you build muscles, control weight, cholesterol, blood pressure, diabetes and bone and joint problems (just to name a few). It can also help prevent falls and injuries. Always check with your doctor before undertaking new physical activities.
- engaging socially with others. Creating social relationships is good for your overall health and well-being, and of course, your mental health.
Social Inclusion and Engagement Services
JCS offer a range of social inclusion & engagement programs for individuals aged over 65 years of age that promote independence and reduce social isolation.
We are updating the information relating to our range of Social Inclusion and Engagement services and programs. Please check back here again soon. If you have any questions in the meantime, please contact us.
August 2017 Program
Come and join us for one of our events during August. Download the August program here