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 Engagement Officer (NSW/VIC/SA/TAS), aiming to reach out to polio survivors in New South Wales, Victoria, South Australia and Tasmania and inform them about the Late Effects of Polio.

Register for a session below or phone Steph on 0466 719 613

Upcoming Information Sessions

New South Wales

Bathurst
Monday 3rd February 2020
3.00pm – 4.30pm
Bathurst Library
70-78 Keppel St, Bathurst, NSW
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Orange
Tuesday 4th February 2020
10.30am – 12.00pm
Orange Senior Citizens’ Centre
77 Kite St, Orange, NSW
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Dubbo
Wednesday 5th February 2020
10.30am – 12.00pm
Milestone Hotel, 195 Macquarie St, Dubbo, NSW
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Tamworth
Thursday 6th February 2020
10.30am – 12.00pm
The Pub
99 Gunnedah Rd, Tamworth, NSW
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Newcastle
Friday 7th February 2020
10.30am – 12.00pm
Heritage Room, Maitland Town Hall – 281 High St, Maitland
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More locations and dates to be announced soon

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