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Health Literacy Training via Zoom

You are invited to nominate up to 2 of your frontline staff and or volunteers to participate in a free 2-hour Community Health Literacy Training Program.  This follows on from 2 successful sessions we trialled in November 2019 to better connect community members to the local support they need, when they need it.

When?Friday 5 June 2020 2 – 4 pm or Wednesday 17 June 2020 9am – 11am
Where?Training will be held via Zoom (support will be provided to delegates not familiar with Zoom) and facilitated by Dr Michelle Towle
Who? Frontline staff and volunteers in local businesses, services and community groups i.e. those employees / volunteers who directly interact with members of the community.  
Why?To improve connection between health, social care and community services and local businesses, so that people with, or at risk of health related conditions receive information and support simply and easily An important form of personal and professional development for front line staff and volunteers putting people first and improving our sense of communityConnecting Care is an attitude and a way of working and how to find relevant local services; it is not a referral service
How?Email names of up to 2 people and their contact details to
AndAs a thank you, we are adding a free 30 minute Stress Management session – especially relevant during the current circumstances we all find ourselves dealing with.

If you wish to discuss this further, please contact 0418 508 680 or email

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