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 then spent four years in India, working in a volunteer role with a community development project.

Steph now works as Polio Australia’s Community Engagement Officer, aiming to reach out to polio survivors and their families to facilitate learning and sharing knowledge about the Late Effects of Polio.

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

Upcoming Information Sessions

New South Wales

CANCELLED
Ballina
Monday 16th March 2020
Rescheduled for Monday 9th November
(to be confirmed)
10.30am-12.00pm
Ballina Indoor Sports Centre – Meeting Room 2
63 Cherry St, Ballina, NSW
Register

CANCELLED
Coffs Harbour
Tuesday 17th March 2020
Rescheduled for Tuesday 10th November
(to be confirmed)
2.00-3.30pm
Cavanbah Centre and Meeting Rooms
191 Harbour Drive, Coffs Harbour, NSW
Register

CANCELLED
Port Macquarie
Wednesday 18th March 2020
Rescheduled for Wednesday 11th November
(to be confirmed)
10.30am-12.00pm
Panthers Port Macquarie
1 Bay St, Port Macquarie, NSW
Register

More locations and dates to be announced soon