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Babysitters Training
Type One 101

Ongoing by appointment

Family Centre

Any person who looks after your T1D child

We offer family-specific training for grandparents, neighbours, babysitters and friends so they can care for your T1D child for a 3-5 hour period, so you can go out to dinner or see a movie without worrying. Morning afternoon and evening sessions available.

 Click here to register.

 

School and Day-Care Education Session Type One 101

Ongoing by appointment

Family Centre Any teacher or carer that looks after your T1D child at school or daycare  We have designed a School/Day-care Education session that trains teachers and carers using information provided by the child's parent's to ensure it is personalised and specific.  Click here to register.
Penguin Island Excursion - Ferry and Discovery Centre

Saturday 11 March 2017

Rockingham Wild Encounters - Penguin Island Kids with type 1 and their families Our excursions are opportunities to connect with other type 1 families.  At capacity!
Solutions Forum: Educate your Support Network

Monday 20 March 2017

Family Centre Support networds: your friends, relatives and neighbours. A Solutions Forum is where the type 1 community gets together to share knowledge. Send your friends, neighbours and relatives (don't forget your kids' grandparents), and we will give them the lowdown on type 1.

 At capacity!


Guest Speaker: Roger Hanney, type 1 diabetic ultramarathon runner

Tuesday 11 April 2017

Family Centre Everyone touched by type 1 Roger has run the Grand Slam of desert ultramarathons in the Gobi, Atacama, Sahara and Antarctica. Come along and be empowered by Roger’s words as part of the Family Centre’s Life Without Limits series. Registrations closed.
Teen Cooking

Wednesday 12 April 2017

Family Centre Teens aged 12-17 Come and learn how to cook simple healthy food with other teens.  At capacity!
Kids in the Kitchen

Wednesday 19 April 2017

9.30-11.30am

Family Centre Kids aged 4-11 Is your child the next Masterchef? Dietitian/Diabetes Educator, Amy, will be stirring and mixing up a storm with your kids! At capacity!
Zoo Excursion with Kids Activities

Friday 21 April 2017

9.30am-12.30pm

Perth Zoo Kids with type 1 and their families Our excursions are opportunities to connect with other type 1 families. Spend the morning at the zoo with us! We will have some fun activites for the kids, then you're free to enjoy your BYO picnic lunch and explore the zoo at your leisure. At capacity!
Solutions Forum: The Dietitian and the Diabetic

Tuesday 16 May

6.30-8pm

Family Centre People with type 1 and their famliies!

Get ready for our NEW SOLUTIONS FORUM SERIES: The Dietitian and the Diabetic! We’re here to talk practical tips on food and diabetes in a Day the Life of a Diabetic: Part 1, which is all about the most challenging time of day for many—MORNINGS.


Amy Rush APD CDE and Bec Johnson (real live type 1 diabetic) will discuss dawn phenomenon, breakfast ideas, post-meal spikes, morning exercise and lots more in this interactive,   fast-paced forum. Bring your burning question and your tips and tricks to share! 

Registrations closed

Family Centre Pirate Party

Saturday 1 July 2017

11.45am - 2pm

Family Centre Everyone We are throwing a PIRATE PARTY because we can! If you have type 1 and you're a kid, our party and all the fun at the Family Centre ARRRRRRRRRRRRRRGH for you! Registrations closed.
Teen Camp Monday 3 July - Friday 7 July 2017  Camp Kulin Teens aged 13-16 Teens, this camp is all about having fun, whilst self-managing your type 1! Play a giant foosball game, a low ropes course, a giant dodgeball pit, ‘My Kitchen Rules’ cook-off, and more! You’ll come home with new friends and new confidence. At capacity!
Rock Climbing - Sponsored by AMSL Diabetes

Wednesday 12 July 2017 

2pm - 4pm

The Hangout, Bayswater  Kids aged 3 - adult Our excursions are opportunities to connect with other type 1 families. Lets get extreme! The Hangout is Perth’s best indoor rock climbing centre, where climbers of all skill levels and ages can enjoy climbing in a safe and friendly environment. At capacity!
Guest Speaker: Dr Katherine Iscoe, body confidence expert

Monday 3 August 2017

6:30pm - 8:30pm

Family Centre Everyone We are proud to present the next instalment of the Family Centre's "Life without limits" series with Dr Katherine Iscoe as guest speaker.  Dr Katherine is a body confidence expert with over 10 years of academic experience studying how the body works. She has a doctorate degree in Health Science, specialising in type 1 diabetes, and over 20 clinical papers, books and abstracts to her name. 
She'll cover topics like nutrition, activity, sleep, stress and state of mind. Mark it in your diary and let Dr Katherine inspire you too!
Click here to register.
Flex-IT

Saturday 19 August and Saturday 26 August 2017
9am-5pm each day

Family Centre Adolescents over 16 years and adults with T1D Do you need a refresher in all things type 1? Do you have a friend or loved one who would benefit from some type 1 re-education with you? Flexible Insulin Therapy, or Flex-IT, is a fantastic group based education program designed by one of the leading diabetes institutes in Australia, Baker IDI. The course is presented by the Family Centre Credentialled Diabetes Educator and Dietitian, Amy Rush, joined by Credentialled Diabetes Educator and Dietitian, Jo Beer.
Flex-IT teaches the concepts of matching insulin to food and lifestyle. Topics include:
• Calculating insulin sensitivity and carbohydrate ratios
• Adjusting insulin to suit food and physical activity
• Carbohydrate counting foods, recipes and when eating out
• Hypoglycaemia and hyperglycaemia management

Cost: $150 per person (Support person free of charge)
Click here to register.
Guest Speaker - Sebastien Sasseville

Monday 28 August 2017

6:30pm-8:30pm

Family Centre  Everyone.

Type 1 ultra-indurance athelete and mountaineer  Sebastien Sasseville is COMING BACK to the Family Centre!

Join us for a fun and intimate evening with Sebastien where you'll have the opportunity to ask him how he achieved the impossible!

Click here to register.
AHG Golf Day

Tuesday 19 September 2017

9:30am - 11:30am 

Joondalup Resort 18+ event  A glorious day of golf to raise vital funds for the Family Centre. Click here to register.
Kids in the Kitchen

Wednesday 27 September 2017

9:30am - 11:30am

Family Centre Kids aged 4-11 Is your child the next Masterchef? Dietitian/Diabetes Educator, Amy, will be stirring and mixing up a storm with your kids! Coming soon.