In home and community support

Connected in Wellbeing: Psychological therapies in residential aged care facilities - METROPOLITAN ADELAIDE

Connected in Wellbeing offers free therapeutic services to older persons with severe mental illness who are living in residential aged care facilities in the Adelaide metropolitan region.

Connected in Wellbeing works with people experiencing challenging circumstances providing support with:

  • family relationships
  • adjusting to a new environment
  • dealing with trauma, grief and loss
  • experiencing severe mental illness.

Support is provided by qualified and experienced mental health clinicians up to 12 sessions. Sessions are focused on the needs of the individual to develop strategies that support their emotional wellbeing.

The first appointment gives you the opportunity to speak about issues that are concerning you.

You can then begin to develop skills to improve your quality of life.

Your clinician will help you to understand what might be getting in the way of you being able to get enjoyment out of life. They will also help you to develop the skills to increase your feelings of wellbeing.

The Connected in Wellbeing program is commissioned by the Adelaide PHN via the Links to Wellbeing Consortium.

Who is Connected in Wellbeing for?

Connected in Wellbeing is for individuals living in residential aged care facilities in the Adelaide metropolitan region who are experiencing severe mental illness.

How do I register my interest Connected in Wellbeing?

Clients can be referred to the Connected in Wellbeing program by:
*General Practitioner
*Older Persons Mental Health
*or in collaboration with staff from your aged care facility.

Why choose Connected in Wellbeing?

Mind Australia supports people experiencing mental health and wellbeing concerns to find help, hope and purpose in their lives. We provide individualised, evidence-based and recovery focused support to more than 11,000 people experiencing mental health and wellbeing concerns in Australia every year.
We partner with health, community, and government organisations to provide holistic support and a safe environment for people experiencing mental health and wellbeing concerns to live in the community. We have been providing mental health and wellbeing support to people, and their families, friends and carers, for more than 45 years.
We are one of the largest providers of community-managed psychosocial services in Australia with a range of residential, mobile outreach, centre-based and online services. Psychosocial supports – like the kind provided by Mind Australia – help people with mental health and wellbeing issues manage daily activities, rebuild and maintain connections, engage with education and employment, and participate fully in the community. These are supports which help people take positive steps in their recovery journey.