Be Merri: Craigieburn

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February 11 2019
9am - 4:30pm
Craigieburn Central, 340 Craigieburn Rd, Craigieburn

Free event

9am – 4:30pm

Giant Connect Four

Put you game face on and verse our carer support team or a friend in a friendly game of giant connect four! Caution: we are known to be competitive!

Our carer support team known as CarerLinks North, will be available to chat about how they can support you in your caring role.

9am – 4:30pm

Hidden sugar game

Without knowing, we consume a lot of hidden sugar in foods - event those that are marketed as being healthy. Our dietitian has selected a few common foods that have a high sugar count such as fruit juice and soft drinks, and you will need to guess the amount of sugar. Get them all correct to win a prize!

9am – 4:30pm


Contribute to the creation of our big art display designed by the HealthyMindHub art group. This activity will be running throughout the week, with locals from Moreland, Hume and beyond contributing to the final piece. Together, we will make a beautiful piece of art that will reflect the diversity and uniqueness of the north.

9am – 4:30pm

Ask us about Merri Health services

Staff from our NDIS services, carer support services and aged care services will be available to answer your questions.

Learn about volunteering opportunities and the benefits of becoming a member of Merri Health.

10am – 12pm

Jewellery making

It’s time to get crafty with our social support program and make your own piece of jewellery. No prior experience is necessary and children and welcome to participate.

Our social support program will showcase some of the diverse activities their clients can get involved in, which can be tailored to interests, needs, age and cultural background.

10am – 1pm


Strike a pose at our photobooth and take away a memento of your day with a print out of your photo.

12pm – 2pm

Free diabetes risk assessment and information

Receive a diabetes risk assessment from our care coordinator and learn about diabetes prevention and services available. A care coordinator can help people with complex health needs to get the support their need and stay on top of appointments.

12pm – 2pm

Star making

Make your star out of ribbon to hang in your bedroom or living space. These stars are easy to make and can be made by people of all ages! Our community educator from the Victims Assistance Program will run the session and be available to talk to you about how we support people who have experienced violence.

12pm – 2pm

Aboriginal face painting

Come and chat to our Koorie Community Engagement Officer Liz Philips and get your face painted in Aboriginal colours. The Koorie Community Engagement Officer supports us to develop and strengthen partnerships with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.

12:30pm – 3pm

Dementia vision: learn what it’s like to have dementia

Using interactive technology, learn what it might be like to have dementia. Our aged care team will be available to talk about how we support people living with dementia.


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