Karen Physical Activity & Wellbeing Group

This project built the capacity of people with disabilities and carers from the Karen community to engage in physical exercise and increase their social participation. The project ran for 6 months and was funded by Australia Post.

Achievements

  • Connection to local sport and recreation providers
  • Increased social interaction and participation
  • Increased confidence to participate in physical activities
  • Increased knowledge about the benefits of exercise
  • Successful transition of participants to online delivery due to pandemic
  • Increased digital literacy for participants
  • Online exercise sessions to manage stress and anxiety levels during lockdown

For more information about our Karen Physical Activity & Wellbeing Group project, please contact ADEC’s Capacity Building team on 9480 7000 (Option 2) or email werribee@adec.org.au.