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Information to help seniors live
independently, home delivered.
Would you find getting information face to face more suited to
your needs? A friendly trained volunteer can visit you at your home.
All it takes is a call to Seniors Wise SA. Meals on Wheels (SA)
supports volunteers to provide the Seniors Wise SA Home
Visiting Scheme in the metropolitan area.
This is a FREE service to assist people aged 60 and over
and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders 45 and over.
To find out more call 8273 1316
or email firstname.lastname@example.org
To research problem gambling
we need to work together
Can you help us?
Do you have a gambling problem?
We are seeking volunteers to participate in a research study with
psychological therapies for the treatment of problem gambling.
To participate in this trial you must:
> be over 18 years old
> seeking treatment for problem gambling using ‘pokie’ machines
> not currently involved in another gambling treatment program.
For further information please contact Statewide Gambling
Therapy Service. Phone 8204 6982.
The study has received approval from the Southern Adelaide Health Service /
Flinders University Human Research Ethics Committee.
Home visiting scheme
Meals On Wheels home deliver
information to seniors to help them
This is a free service to seniors to
assist them to remain in their own
home by providing information and
Volunteers arrange a suitably
convenient time to visit the person,
have a conversation to explore
community service options that may
be available to support the person;
provide information, or make
enquiries on the person’s behalf
during the visit.
They are keen to hear from any
people who would like to access
the service in the metropolitan and
Adelaide Hills areas.
To access the service or for
more information, call Linda
on 8273 1316 or email
New spin on gambling therapy
A new study conducted at Flinders
University and Statewide Gambling
Therapy Service will investigate the
beneficial effects of psychological
treatments for problem gambling.
The 12-month research project is
seeking 130 people not currently
receiving any gambling treatment to
Therapist Jane Oakes reports that
previous clinical studies have shown
a combination of psychological
treatments can be highly effective.
“This research is important to help
us understand how psychological
treatments on their own, rather than
together, may improve gambling
related problems,” she said.
Statewide Gambling Therapy Service
provides free assessment, evidence-
based treatment and follow-up
To join the study or for more
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