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"Empowering and motivational - DrugARM, Warradale"

About: Community And Family Support Service (CAFSS) - Drug ARM - Warradale Healthy Options Australia

(as a volunteer/advocate),

I have found while working at Drug Arm, Warradale it has been very empowering for the client and motivational for the workers. At all times the person who attends sessions is encouraged to go at their own pace and remain focused on their personal goals. The workers do not direct the sessions on what they believe to be the best options. The client is continually able to express how they are feeling, what they are expecting or require from their time at Drug Arm. The workers compliment each other whilst proactively resulting in a varied, professional empathetic team.

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Response from Richard Norman, Healthy Options Australia 5 years ago
Richard Norman
Healthy Options Australia
Submitted on 2/11/2016 at 1:41 PM
Published on Care Opinion at 1:44 PM


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Hi Motivated

I am glad your experience with Drug Arm has been a positive one. The learning and encouragement we gain from being part of a team is invaluable. Thanks for your feedback.

All the best,

Richard Norman

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Response from Debby Kadarusman, Healthy Options Australia 5 years ago
Debby Kadarusman
Healthy Options Australia
Submitted on 2/11/2016 at 3:20 PM
Published on Care Opinion at 3:27 PM


Hi Motivated

Thank you so much for sharing your experiences of volunteering in Drug ARM. It's through your ability to work alongside the client that makes it the empowering environment that you speak of possible. Keep up the good work!

Kind regards,

Debby

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