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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).
Our Latest Newsletter:
Urgent Message: Looking for Kenneth (Ken) Carr. Ken are you there??
Ken joined our Association via our Yahoo Email site on 20 April 2020 but his joining papers and contact details have been lost. I was hoping Ken would make contact again via Email or phone call to me. Unfortunately Ken is missing. Ken if you are watching please call or Email me. Angelo Barich (Secretary/Treasurer SAA Inc).
Next General Meeting Dates & Other Notices (Subject to Covid-19 Restrictions):
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 (Annual General Meeting) 24 October 2020
MEMBER ONLY ACTIVITY VIA INTERNET DUE TO COVID-19 RESTRICTIONS AND SOCIAL DISTANCING RULES.
- 24 October 2020 - Annual General Meeting (AGM).
No Guest speaker. Member only forum via Internet contact. Presentation of the Association financial statments and accounts. Presentation of Committe Reports to the members. Election of Office bearers for 2020/21.
- 28 November 2020 General Meeting - Guest speaker - Ms Angela Lalor (Sleep Technician).
Ms Angela Lalor is a long time staff member and sleep technician of the Canberra Sleep and Lifestyle Clinic (CS&LSC) located in Dundas Court Phillip ACT. Unfotunately our original guest speaker Dr Grant Willson is unavailable and Ms Angela Lalor will attend in his place. Dr Willson and his team from the CS&LSC sleep clinicians & technicians offers a full range of solutions and services for common sleep problems including Obstructive Sleep Apnoea (OSA). Angela is going to display and demonstrate the latest upgraded version of the ApneaSeal 3D custom made breathing mask solutuion (see information on page 3 of our upcoming November 2020 Newsletter). Angela can also answer any questions you may have about OSA treaments and CPAP masks 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.