The RSL Aged and Health Support department provides advice and support to members of the ex-service community, their families and carers.
Our professional staff are experienced in aged care matters and are also able to provide information about many health issues, particularly those related to the ex-service community. We are able to provide individuals, family members and the broader community with information and advice.
For more information about:
Aged Care Facilitation Health Information Model for Delivery of Welfare and Aged Care Support – RSL Vic Branch Volunteers Minutes of Meetings Acronyms associated with Aged and Health Support
Contact RSL Aged and Health Support on 03 9655 5548 (Mon-Fri) or email us on firstname.lastname@example.org
Welfare services are also available at Frankston RSL. Your enquiries are strictly confidential and your Pensions Officer at Frankston RSL is Dick Neil.
The centre has an RSL Advocate and RSL Pension Officer to assist veterans with their dealings with the Department of Veterans Affairs.
Our Advocate is well experienced and highly knowledgeable in the major legislation including VEA, MRCA and SRCA and is also able to offer support at both the Veterans Review Board and Administrative Appeals Tribunal if required.
- Application for service/war widows pensions
- Review and upgrade of existing pension
Contact: Dick Neil on 9783 4151 and Fax 9781 1339 for an appointment with a Pension’s Officer.
- Provides Transportation for frail/aged care residents to luncheons and entertainment activities
- Group outings to places of interest for socially isolated members
- Exercise programs – Currently the RSL has two programs operating twice weekly specifically for the veteran community and members of the club
- Agestrong – A strengthening and balance program targeting older people who no longer feel confident and have limitations in mobility.
- The PACE Program for LIFELONG Health – An ongoing progressive, structured exercise and health education program.
The aim of both programs through resistance training exercises is to improve muscle strength, balance, flexibility and functioning in daily activities with reduced risk of falls.
Provide information and support to members about services and assistance available. Ring or make an appointment with the Welfare Coordinator. For other information regarding Department of Veterans’ Affairs matters follow the link.
Veterans’ Home Care
General Information 133 254 Assessment Agency 1300 550 450
Helping you prevent falls and accidents at home Call 1800 801 945
Occupational Therapy and Driving Assessment Group
Call 9381 2204
Volunteers regularly visit frail/sick members of the service community in aged care facilities and hospitals in the local area
Volunteers offer their time in many areas of club activities and new volunteers are always welcome. The RSL supports and values the contribution our volunteers make to enrich the lives and support our ageing veterans. Do you have a spare hour or two? Contact the Welfare Coordinator and you will be matched to an activity of interest.
Frankston Veterans Centre
Unit 1, 18-28 Skye Rd (Cnr Farrell St and Skye Rd)
Frankston VIC 3199
Phone: (03) 9783 4151
Fax: (03) 9781 1339
Opening Hours: 10am-4pm Tuesday-Friday
Welfare Office Contacts:
Tel: 9783 4151 Fax: 9781 1339
Brent Clyne and Tony Grice
Tel: 9783 2288 Fax: 9781 2701
Pension and Welfare assistance strictly by appointment