How to Thrive has launched!

It was a big day for Carer KaFÉ on Sunday 10th  April with the launch event of our How to Thrive carer wellbeing program at RACV County Club & Resort in Healesville.


We had a great uptake for Round 1 and are so pleased that carers were able to connect with other carers in a face to face event and acknowledge their need for support, as indicated in some of the quotes below:

“I travelled 4 hours to get here yesterday and was able to stay over last night.  It’s been so lovely and this morning I feel I’m really in the right headspace.  Thank you Carer KaFÉ for all you have done this past year… I have appreciated the online sessions but it is so good to be amongst other carers in person as it has been so isolating of late.” Accredited Foster Carer – Regional Victoria

“I’m here because I don’t want to lose the passion I have for what I do.” Accredited Foster Carer 

“I’m here because I need to refill my tank for the next child.  I need permission to look after myself and get myself right before I put my hand up for another baby.” Accredited Foster Carer 

“I just want to do me!” Permanent Carer 

Carers were asked to bring along their devices and the tech assistance provided by Evolve Education was greatly appreciated supporting carers to access the e-learning platform.  Beyond Edge (film makers who produced the e-learning) were also onsite to connect with our carers.

This group will continue their shared 8-week journey which includes online interactive workshops, video rich e-Learning and a final face to face event.

Expressions of interest for Rounds 2 & 3 are still open with Round 2 commencing in June 2022 and Round 3 in October 2022.  For more infomation please head to our Expression of Interest page.

It's not always easy to focus on yourself and your individual wellbeing, but it is always worth the effort.  We're so glad these carers have taken the time to join us and explore their wellbeing with our How to Thrive program.  

The Carer Kafe Team


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