MND Victoria offers a range of support group programs to support people with MND and their carers, family members and friends.
Programs take on a variety of forms and offer participants the opportunity to meet and share experiences with others in a similar situation, give and receive strategies and tips, learn about living well with MND and receive support for loss and grief. The length and format of the groups varies based on the needs of the group participants.
Living Well is a group program that is designed for people with MND and their carers. Participants have the opportunity to share knowledge and discuss topics relevant to living with MND. The format of the program varies to suit the needs of participants and may include readings, group discussion, video presentations and guest speakers.
Read the Living Well Program Overview (Word, 38 KB) to find out more.
Our next six week Living Well group program for people with MND and their carers is begins Friday 10 August and is held every Friday until 21 September (except 31 August) in Canterbury.
Living Through provides an opportunity for newly bereaved carers and family members to meet with others who share similar experiences in an informal and friendly environment. The session includes an informative and engaging oral presentation from a bereavement support specialist. Afterwards former carers and family members have the opportunity to share stories, similar experiences and form connections over some delicious food.
Living On is a four week program designed for former carers. It provides the opportunity for people who are at least 12 months bereaved to meet together in a facilitated group to explore positive ways of moving forward, whilst finding ways of retaining treasured memories.Living On is a four week program designed for former carers. It provides the opportunity for people who are at least 12 months bereaved to meet together in a facilitated group to explore positive ways of moving forward, whilst finding ways of retaining treasured memories.
Read the Living On Program Overview (Word, 39 KB) to find out more.