Calendar of Events

September 2018
23rd Sep 2018 Camp Freedom 2018

Camp Freedom:  An interactive camp designed specifically for children & teenagers (age 7-17yrs) with Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (JIA), Lupus and other related conditions* (*For more information please contact Arthritis & Osteoporosis WA)

Online registration for this event has closed
27th Sep 2018 Camp Tour

Camp Tour

Families of prospective camp participants are invited to come for a personal tour to see a camp in action

Online registration for this event has closed
27th Sep 2018 Osteoarthritis Social Group (Shenton Park)

A social group for people with Osteoarthritis. Meets 4th Thurs of the month at the Wyllie Arthritis Centre in Shenton Park from 10am til 12noon. 

 

October 2018
2nd Oct 2018 Inflammatory Arthritis Support Group - Tues AM (Shenton Park)

A support group for those who have an Inflammatory Arthritis. Meets in Shenton Park on the 1st Tuesday of the month from 10:30am til 12noon. Come along to meet others in a similiar situation.

3rd Oct 2018 Lupus Support Group

If you have been diagnosed with lupus and would like to meet other people living with the same condition, then come along to our support group where you can get connected and find help. Meets 1st Wednesday of each month in Shenton Park.

3rd Oct 2018 Rockingham Arthritis Social Group

A social group for those who have any type of arthritis. Meets in Warnbro Library on 1st Wednesday of the month from 1pm - 2.30pm. 

4th Oct 2018 Healthy, Wealthy & Wise Seminar - Middleton Beach

Please join us to hear Solicitor, Paul Trainor discuss "Estate Planning & Why it is Essential to have a Will" and Occupational Therapist Darcy Ward discuss " An OT's Perspective of Arthritis and other Like Conditions."

4th Oct 2018 Positive Engagement with Patients in Pain - ALBANY

A Clinical Education Seminar for GPs and Health Professionals.
Presented by Melanie Galbraith, APA Pain Physiotherapist - MSc Med (Pain Mgt), BSc (Physio), APAM.

10th Oct 2018 Ankylosing Spondylitis Education & Self-Management Program SHENTON PARK

  • This program is specifically for people with diagnosed Ankylosing Spondylitis (AS). It offers a holistic approach providing disease specific education and self-management techniques and is run by health professionals.
10th Oct 2018 OA Knee Education & Self-Management Program - BASSENDEAN

Osteoarthritis of the Knee
The OA Knee (OAK) Program is specifically for people diagnosed with osteoarthritis of the knee. It offers a holistic approach providing disease specific education and self-management techniques and is run by health professionals.

10th Oct 2018 Tai Chi for Arthritis Beginners - Wed 10.30am - MUNDARING

Tai Chi for Arthritis

* Registration opens 9am on 4 September The movements of the Tai Chi for Arthritis program have been specifically designed to be safe for people with arthritis.  The slow movements prevent injury, but build muscle strength and calm the mind.

10th Oct 2018 Tai Chi for Arthritis - Wed 11.45am - MUNDARING

Tai Chi for Arthritis

* Registration opens 9am on 4 September. The movements of the Tai Chi for Arthritis program have been specifically designed to be safe for people with arthritis.  The slow movements prevent injury, build muscle strength and calm the mind.

13th Oct 2018 Rheumatoid/Psoriatic Arthritis Education & Self-Management Program - BUNBURY

This 6 week program is specifically for people with diagnosed rheumatoid or psoriatic  arthritis. It offers a holistic approach providing disease specific education and self-management techniques and is run by health professionals.

14th Oct 2018 Tai Chi for Arthritis - Sunday 10am - Shenton Park

* Registration opens 9am on 4 September Paul Lam's Tai Chi for Arthritis is an enjoyable exercise program which is easy to learn and safe for people with arthritis. The program is suitable for beginners and those with experience. 

14th Oct 2018 Tai Chi Advanced - Sunday 11am - Shenton Park

* Registration opens 9am on 4 September The advanced class is suitable for those who are familiar with the Tai Chi for Arthritis beginners and advanced sets. 

15th Oct 2018 Osteoporosis Exercise Program - Monday 8.30am - Shenton Park

Osteoporosis Exercise

* Registration opens 9am on 4 September.  This program is led by a physiotherapist and is specifically for people who have been diagnosed with osteoporosis or who have experienced a first "low trauma" fracture.  

15th Oct 2018 Osteoporosis Exercise Program - Monday 9.45am - Shenton Park

Osteoporosis Exercise

* Registration opens 9am on 4 September.  This program is led by a physiotherapist and is specifically for people who have been diagnosed with osteoporosis or who have experienced a first "low trauma" fracture.  

15th Oct 2018 Arthritis Exercise - Monday 11am - Shenton Park

* Registration opens 9am on 4 September. This is a gentle exercise program suitable for for people with any form of diagnosed arthritis. Classes are led by Jane Stott, physiotherapist.

15th Oct 2018 Yoga for Teens with Arthritis (13-17 yrs) - Shenton Park

* Registration opens 9am on 4 September. These classes are suitable for teens aged 13 - 17 years with rheumatalogical conditions such as Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis, Ehlers Danlos Syndrome, Hypermobility Syndrome and Chronic Pain conditions.      

15th Oct 2018 Tai Chi for Arthritis - Monday 11.30am - MUNDARING

Tai Chi for Arthritis

* Registration opens 9am on 4 September The movements of the Tai Chi for Arthritis program have been specifically designed to be safe for people with arthritis.  Beginners and those withe experience are welcome. 

15th Oct 2018 Tai Chi for Arthritis Beginners - Monday 12.45pm - MUNDARING

Tai Chi for Arthritis

*Registration opens 9am on 4 September.  The movements of the Tai Chi for Arthritis program have been specifically designed to be safe for people with arthritis.  Beginners and those withe experience are welcome. 

15th Oct 2018 Gentle Yoga - Monday 1pm - Shenton Park

* Registration opens 9am on 4 September. In this gentle yoga class participants will move through a series of movements to help improve joint health, flexibility and balance. Participants will need to be able to move up and down off the floor. 

15th Oct 2018 Tai Chi for Arthritis Beginners - Monday 1.45pm - MUNDARING

Tai Chi for Arthritis

*Registration opens 9am on 4 September.  The movements of the Tai Chi for Arthritis program have been specifically designed to be safe for people with arthritis.  Beginners and those withe experience are welcome. 

15th Oct 2018 JIA Hydrotherapy Program (Primary School) - Shenton Park

* Registration opens 9am on 4 September. This program encourages range of motion, strength and fitness, with less stress on the joints, and is suitable for primary school aged children with JIA who are competent swimmers.

15th Oct 2018 JIA Hydrotherapy Program (High School) - Shenton Park

* Registration opens 9am on 4 September. This program encourages range of motion, strength and fitness, with less stress on the joints, and is suitable for high school aged children with JIA who are competent swimmers.

16th Oct 2018 Gentle Yoga - Tuesday 10.30am - Bullcreek

* Registration opens 9am on 4 September. In this gentle yoga class participants will move through a series of movements to help improve joint health, flexibility and balance. Participants will need to be able to move up and down off the floor. 

16th Oct 2018 Gentle Yoga - Tuesday 9.15am - Bullcreek

* Registration opens 9am on 4 September. In this gentle yoga class participants will move through a series of movements to help improve joint health, flexibility and balance. Participants will need to be able to move up and down off the floor. 

17th Oct 2018 Tai Chi for Arthritis Beginners - Wednesday 9.30am - NORTH FREMANTLE

Tai Chi for Arthritis

*Registration opens 9am on 4 September.  The movements of the Tai Chi for Arthritis program have been specifically designed to be safe for people with arthritis.  Beginners and those withe experience are welcome. 

17th Oct 2018 Gentle Yoga - Wednesday 1pm - Shenton Park

* Registration opens 9am on 4 September. In this gentle yoga class led by Jane Leslie, physiotherapist, participants will move through a series of movements to help improve joint health, flexibility and balance. Participants will need to be able to move up and down off the floor. 

17th Oct 2018 Bunbury Arthritis Social Group

Do you have arthritis? Would you like to catch up with others that do? Come along to this social group for anyone with arthritis. Share experiences with others in a similar situation. Meets 3rd Wednesday of the month in Bunbury at 9:30am.

17th Oct 2018 Evening Inflammatory Arthritis Social Group (Ballajura)

An evening social group in the north metro area for those who have an Inflammatory Arthritis (Rheumatoid, Psoriatic or Ankylosing Spondylitis) and would like to get to know others in a similar situation. Meeting on 3rd Wednedsday of the month from 7-9pm.

17th Oct 2018 Gentle Yoga - Wednesday 9.45am - Shenton Park

* Registration opens 9am on 4 September. In this gentle yoga class led by Jane Leslie, physiotherapist, participants will move through a series of movements to help improve joint health, flexibility and balance. Participants will need to be able to move up and down off the floor. 

17th Oct 2018 Yoga for Arthritis Beginners Course - Wed 11am - Shenton Park

* Registration opens 9am on 4 September. This 8 week Yoga for Arthritis program is led by Jane Leslie, physiotherapist, and was developed at the John Hopkins University Arthritis Centre in Baltimore. 

18th Oct 2018 NEW Osteoporosis Support Group Shenton Park

A NEW Support Group for those with Osteoporosis or Osteopenia. Meets 3rd Thursday of the month in Shenton Park at 10:30am.  Come along to the first meeting of this group with your ideas and suggestions of talk topics and what you would like to get from the group meetings.

22nd Oct 2018 Rheumatoid/Psoriatic Arthritis Education & Self-Management Program - WANNEROO

This 6 week program is specifically for people with diagnosed rheumatoid or psoriatic arthritis. It offers a holistic approach providing disease specific education and self-management techniques and is run by health professionals.

24th Oct 2018 Evening Inflammatory Arthritis Social Group (Cockburn Central)

An evening social group in the south metro area for those who have an Inflammatory Arthritis such as Rheumatoid/Psoriatic Arthritis or Ankylosing Spondylitis, and would like to get to know others in a similar situation. Meets at a cafe in Cockburn Central on 4th Wednesday of the month from 7-9pm.

25th Oct 2018 Osteoarthritis Social Group (Shenton Park)

A new social group for people with Osteoarthritis. Meets 4th Thursday of the month at the Wyllie Arthritis Centre, in Shenton Park from 10:00am til 12noon. 

 

November 2018
6th Nov 2018 Inflammatory Arthritis Support Group - Tues AM (Shenton Park)

A support group for those who have an Inflammatory Arthritis. Meets in Shenton Park on the 1st Tuesday of the month from 10:30am til 12noon. Come along to meet others in a similiar situation.

7th Nov 2018 Lupus Support Group

If you have been diagnosed with lupus and would like to meet other people living with the same condition, then come along to our support group where you can get connected and find help. Meets 1st Wednesday of each month in Shenton Park.

21st Nov 2018 Bunbury Arthritis Social Group

Do you have arthritis? Would you like to catch up with others that do? Come along to this social group for anyone with arthritis. Share experiences with others in a similar situation. Meets 3rd Wednesday of the month in Bunbury at 9:30am.

21st Nov 2018 Evening Inflammatory Arthritis Social Group (Ballajura)

An evening social group in the north metro area for those who have an Inflammatory Arthritis (Rheumatoid, Psoriatic or Ankylosing Spondylitis) and would like to get to know others in a similar situation. Meeting on 3rd Wednedsday of the month from 7-9pm.

23rd Nov 2018 Joint Replacement Q&A Session

Joint Replacement

Are you about to undergo a joint replacement or have recently had one?

Come along with your questions and get them answered
by Ms 
Judith McDowall, Senior Clinical Orthopaedic Nurse.

28th Nov 2018 Evening Inflammatory Arthritis Social Group (Cockburn Central) Copy

An evening social group in the south metro area for those who have an Inflammatory Arthritis such as Rheumatoid/Psoriatic Arthritis or Ankylosing Spondylitis, and would like to get to know others in a similar situation. Meets at a cafe in Cockburn Central on 4th Wednesday of the month from 7-9pm.