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We are Affiliated Members of the:
Health Care Consumers' Association Inc (HCCA Inc) contact Ph: 02 6230 7800) AND
Self Help Organisations United Together Inc (SHOUT Inc) contact Ph: 02 6290 0198)
We are aslo a registered charity under the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC).
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Next General Meeting Dates & Other Notices:
Meeting Dates and Guest Speakers for 2020 (Saturday's) - from 2.00pm - 4.00pm
(Canberra Southern Cross Club, Woden ACT (Community Room, Ground Floor).
Next General Meeting 15 August 2020
CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19 PANDEMIC AND SOCIAL DISTANCING RULES.
- 15 August 2020 General Meeting (CANCELLED) - Guest speaker, Dr Rosianna Wee, Sleep specialist and medical practioner, The Canberra Hospital Respiratory and Sleep Disorders Clinic. Dr Wee works with a team of sleep disorder specialists and sleep technicians at the Canberr Hospital and will provide information on the latest services and treatment provided by the hospital for OSA sufferers and how to best self manage their sleep disorder treatment and maintain a healthy life/work balance.
Dr Wee is also a staff sleep physician at the Canberr Sleep Clinic in Deakin.
- 24 October 2020 - Annual General Meeting (AGM).
Presentation of the Association financial statments and accounts. Presentation of Committe Reports to the members. Election of Office bearers for 2020/21. Open discussion on any topic/s of interest.
- 28 November 2020 General Meeting - Guest speaker - Dr Grant Willson.
Owner and principal sleep clinician, Sleep and Lifestyle Clinic 61 Dundas Court Phillip ACT. Dr Willson and his team of sleep clinicians offers a full range of solutions for common sleep problems including Obstructive Sleep Apnoea (OSA). Grant is and continues to be a popular guest speaker and can answer any questions you may have about OSA treaments and CPAP mask and equipment.
Electricity Rebate Reminder: If you are using a nasal Positive Airway Pressure (nPAP) machine do not forget to apply for your electricity rebate as a user of life support machinery. This gives you prioity of reinstatement after power failure as well as a rebate in the cost of your electricity. To those new to the use of nCPAP, to obtain this rebate all you need is a letter from your Sleep Specialist and to contact your electricity supplier.
Private Health Insurance Rebate Extra's Coverage Reminder: Most Private Health insurers will provide you with a rebate up to $500 or more for the purchase of your new CPAP machine every five years. Check with your insurer before you buy and save on the purchase price of your CPAP machine.