Did you or someone close to you have polio? Years later, the Late Effects of Polio (including Post-Polio Syndrome) can cause symptoms such as fatigue, new or increased muscle weakness, pain, sleep problems and difficulty with breathing or swallowing.

The information sessions will cover:

– Current information about the Late Effects of Polio

– How to get more out of your health professional

– Self-management strategies

– Q&A

– Local connections


Steph Cantrill_170x170Steph Cantrill
Steph has a background in Occupational Therapy and has had many years’ experience working in rehabilitation settings in clinical roles. She completed a Masters of Public Health in 2010 and spent four years in India following this, working in a volunteer role with a community development project.

Steph now works as Polio Australia’s Community Polio Officer (VIC), aiming to reach out to polio survivors in Victoria and inform them about the Late Effects of Polio.

Upcoming Information Sessions Completed Information Sessions

StateRegionRegistrationDayDateTimeVenue Address
VICBendigoRegister
Thursday20th September 201810.30am - 12pmGolden Square Community Centre
9 Old High St, Golden Square
VICSheppartonRegister
Friday21st September 201810.30am - 12pmMeeting Room, Shepparton Library
41-42 Marungi St, Shepparton
SAYorke PeninsulaRegister
Wednesday3rd October 20181.30pm - 3.30pmMoonta Community Library
Blanche Tce, Moonta
SAAdelaideRegister
Saturday6th October 20181.30 - 3.30pmGlenunga Hub
70 Conyngham Street, Glenunga

More locations and dates to be announced soon



RegionDayDateTimeVenue Address
Noble Park Friday 27th July 20181.30pm - 3.00pmJan Wilson Community Centre
Halton Rd, Noble Park North
BallaratThursday23rd August 20181.30pm - 3.00pmSebastopol Bowling Club
213 Albert St, Sebastopol

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