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How does the Wellness Exercise Program work?

The wellness exercise program is run by experienced and qualified exercise physiologists and personal trainers who specialise in training for seniors, and focuses on your individual needs.

Your trainer will assess you at the beginning of the program, monitor your progress and make adjustments throughout, plus assesses your results and outcomes at the conclusion of the 12 week program.

Locations and times

Our wellness exercise program runs in key locations across the Illawarra and Shoalhaven:

IRT William Beach Gardens Community Hall
Monday and Wednesday, 10:30am – 11:30am
286 Kanahooka Road
Kanahooka NSW 2530

IRT Tarrawanna Gardens Community Hall
Tuesday and Thursday, 11am – 12pm
2 Foothills Road
Tarrawanna NSW 2518

Shoalhaven:
Monday and Wednesday, 1pm – 2pm
64 Worrigee Street
Nowra, NSW 2541

Program fees and charges

The 12 week program fee is $60 per person ($5 per week) if you are eligible and approved for Commonwealth Home Support Program (CHSP) government funding.

If you’re not eligible for CHSP funding, you can participate as a private paying customer:

  • Illawarra: $90 per 12-week program ($7.50 per week)
  • Shoalhaven: $120 per 12-week program ($10 per week)

Your 12 week program fee gives you access to all training sessions, an initial assessment and regular progress tracking throughout the program by a qualified exercise physiologist.

*The program fee covers the entire 12-week program. No portion of the program fee is refundable, if you do not attend individual sessions.

How to get a CHSP referral to our
Wellness Exercise Program

  1. Contact My Aged Care on 1800 200 422 or visit www.myagedcare.gov.au.
  2. Request a Regional Assessment Service (RAS) assessment
  3. When getting assessed, mention you would like to access Allied Health and Therapy services, in particular a referral to attend the IRT – Illawarra/Shoalhaven based light exercise program

If you’re ready to get started immediately as a private paying customer, or your referral has been approved, contact IRT on 134 478 to book your spot.

Enquire now about the
IRT Wellness and Exercise Program

Please include in the message box which location you are interested in attending, and whether you are eligible for CHSP funding.

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