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Active Ageing Program

What are the aims of an Active Ageing Program?

Build capacity to participate in community life
Provide meaningful activities
Support future planning

Active Ageing Objectives:

Promote an active and healthy older life 
Maintain participants’ capacity to participate in community life and remain independent 
Promote opportunities for participation in meaningful activities and ongoing personal development 
Support participants to develop and sustain social networks and interactions 
Facilitate pathways and future planning for older life 
Provide a respite effect for families and carers

Eligibility:

Applicants should be:
Between 55 – 64 years old 
A resident of NSW 
Not undertaking paid employment for more than 8 hrs per week, fulltime vocational education or higher education 
Have been assessed by DADHC as eligible for a service under the NSW Disability Services Act 1993 

Examples of Active Ageing Programs Offered:

Leisure and recreation 
Meaningful activities 
Appropriate physical exercise to promote an active life 
Therapeutic activities 
Contribution to local community 
Increased community access 

 

Contact details:
Location: Conie Avenue, Baulkham Hills
Postal Address: PO Box 947, Baulkham Hills NSW 1755
Phone number: 02 9686 4155 or Fax number: 02 9686 4144 
Email: enquiries@nwds.org.au