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Bayside Carers Corner

All unpaid carers who live in the City of Bayside are welcome to join us at Bayside Carers Corner.

Come along to hear our interesting guest speakers, enjoy a cuppa and meet others with similar experiences.

Sessions are held fortnightly from 10:00 – 11:30 am at Peterson Youth Centre, corner Peterson St and Highett Rd, Highett unless otherwise stated.

Guest speakers*

Term 3 program 2024

Wednesday 17th July 

Rudi Doohan – Positive Ageing Librarian 

Have you ever needed some equipment for a one-off home project or wanted to try an item before you buy it? Discover the new and exciting collection of home appliances, electronics, and tools in the newest initiative at Bayside Libraries – “the library of things”. Hear from the Positive Ageing Librarian about this new service, along with details about the home library service which gives you access to Bayside’s resources at home.  

Wednesday 31st July  

Winter Warmer Morning Tea 

Time for a break to enjoy morning tea as a group, come along for a warm drink and some delicious treats whilst chatting with other care givers in your community. 

Wednesday 14th August  

Carers Victoria education session 

Come along to hear from Carers Victoria’s education team about how carers can: 

  • Develop skills to support their caring role 

  • Gain knowledge to navigate complex support service systems 

  • Enhance health and wellbeing 

Wednesday 28th August 

Alfred Health – Dementia session “creative care at home” 

Judy Allen from Alfred Health will return to deliver a session discussing ways to provide creative care at home. This will provide carers with practical tips on supporting loved ones in their own home whilst also looking after yourself.  

Wednesday 11th September 

Birds and bush treasures of the bay 

Meet us at Ricketts Point to take part in a bush treasure hunt, learn more about local birdlife and discover the different marine habitats. All activities will be led by a guest speaker from the Gould League. 

While attendance is flexible, we ask that you book in advance to assist us with catering.

Bookings or enquiries: 9599 4387 or

* Note: Guest speakers are subject to change without notice