Health Education Sessions

Regaining or maintaining your health isn't just about exercising your body, you also need to exercise your mind and stay up to date with the latest health information. Our range of health education sessions focus on your coreasthma and new forms of exercise. We also have upcoming events; Motivation to Move - Exercise Right Week Open Day and Intune: Steering the way to better health.

 

Hold on to your core 

Bladder and bowel problems affect one in four people. Incontinence is not a natural part of ageing! It can be treated, managed or even resolved. Join us for a series of information sessions to find out how.

  • Session 1 - Healthy bladder, bowel habits and continence product information
  • Session 2 The physiology of the bladder, bowel function and the pelvic floor
  • Session 3 - Practical exercises led by a Southern Cross Care accredited exercise physiologist and physiotherapist. Learn how to activate and strengthen your pelvic floor muscles

Locations:

  • The Philip Kennedy Centre Health & Wellness Centre, 20 Wigley Street Largs Bay SA 5016 - Wednesday 4,11 and 18 April from 2.00pm-3.00pm
  • Riverside Retirement Living, 192 Liverpool Road Goolwa SA 5214 - Monday 14, 21 and 28 May from 11.00am-2.00pm

Cost is $15 for all 3 sessions per site, please RSVP at least one week prior to event. For more information or to book your spot, call 8179 6825
 

Asthma Masterclass

One in nine people nation-wide have asthma – that’s around 2.5 million people. The good news is that asthma can be controlled. Topics covered include:

  • What is asthma?
  • Asthma vs COPD
  • Understanding good asthma control
  • Medications and delivery devices
  • Asthma First Aid

Location:

  • John Martin House, The Pines, 336 Marion Road North Plympton SA 5037 - Tuesday 1 May (World Asthma Day) from 10.00am-11.15am

This session is FREE, please RSVP at least one week prior to event . For more information or to book your spot, call 8179 6825.

 

The wave of the future

Innovative exercises can help us to lead stronger and healthier lives. Whether the exercise is in the pool or the gym, our experts will inspire you and help you find the perfect exercise. Aquatic and land based resistance exercise can help you get stronger and stay stronger.

Locations:

  • The Waterford Crystal Cafe, Lourdes Valley, 16 Cross Road Myrtle Bank SA 5064 - Monday 14 May from 10.00am-11.00am
  • John Martin House, The Pines, 336 Marion Road North Plympton SA 5037 - Tuesday 15 May from 10.00am-11.00am
  • The Philip Kennedy Centre Health & Wellness Centre, 20 Wigley Street Largs Bay SA 5016 - Wednesday 16 May from 10.00am-11.00am

 Cost is $5, please RSVP at least one week prior to event . For more information or to book your spot, call 8179 6825.

 

Motivation to Move - Exercise Right Week Open Day

Trial some of our fitness classes and experience the state of the art equipment! This is a great opportunity for you to experience our services and chat to our accredited exercise physiologists. Areas covered include: 

  • Free health assessments
  • State of the art exercise equipment
  • Exercise class demonstration - Join in!
  • A goody bag to take home

Location: 

  • The Philip Kennedy Centre Health & Wellness Centre, 20 Wigley Street Largs Bay SA 5016 - Tuesday 22 May from 3.30pm-5.00pm

This event is FREE, please RSVP at least one week prior to event . For more information or to book your spot, call 8179 6825.

 

Intune: Steering the way to better health

Blokes, here’s a chance to check your engines! Time to put your foot down and drive into Southern Cross Care’s pit-stop. Check out the display of antique cars, park with the professionals for a speedy health check, cheers to ‘Men’s Health Week’ with a healthy lunch and leave satisfied knowing you’re on the way to building a stronger engine. Yes, of course the ladies are invited too!

Locations:

  • The Philip Kennedy Centre Health & Wellness Centre, 20 Wigley Street Largs Bay SA 5016 - Wednesday 13 June from 11.00am-2.00pm
  • John Martin House, The Pines, 336 Marion Road North Plympton SA 5037 - Thursday 14 June from 11.00am-2.00pm

Cost is $5, please RSVP at least one week prior to event . For more information or to book your spot, call 8179 6825.