Social Support

The Loddon Mallee PAG Network (formerly the Loddon Mallee Planned Activity & Support Network) provides direction in and supports work for the PAG Coordinators, Community Care Workers (CCW’s) and volunteers of Home and Community Care (HACC) PAG groups.

The sharing of ideas, information, networking and mentoring aim to work towards achieving coordinated planning and best practice development.

The Network currently meets bi-monthly across 2 sites via VC – Bendigo and Robinvale

Meetings will be held bi-monthly until further notice. Meeting days rotate between Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday to accommodate programming.

2017 Meeting dates:

Tuesday 2nd May

Wednesday 2nd August

Thursday 2nd November

 

Useful Resources:

Click here for a list of the many innovative resources and ideas that were shared at the 2015 PAG Forums in Geelong and Melbourne. The document includes:

  • A list of innovative projects from across Victoria
  • useful websites
  • resources
  • and many other ideas to strengthen your social support program

“Planned Activity Groups – Make it Meaningful: Assessment & Care Planning Guidelines and Tools”

PAG Service Specific Assessment and Care Planning templates

Goal Directed Care Planning Toolkit

“Planned Activity Group – Key Elements for an Active Service Approach” – This document was developed by the Regional ASM Industry Consultant group as a tool to support consistent practice in PAG. It is a useful tool for organisations, staff teams and individuals to reflect on their work to support a quality improvement process.

Regional GDCP Workshops for Planned Activity Groups “Make it Meaningful”.  Click here for more information or to schedule a workshop at your organisation.

Social Support Next Steps Forums – click the link for a copy of the “Thinking Outside the Box” template that was completed by participants at the 3 forums, using the Newspaper Quiz as a prompt. With this link you will also find a copy of a completed template as an example of how it can be used with staff and participants.

If you would like further information about this network, please contact:
Regional ASM Industry Consultants

Faye Ennor-Severs – DHHS Program Advisor faye.ennor-severs@dhhs.vic.gov.au

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