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City of Whittlesea WEAAD 2020 Activities

June 15, 2020 - June 19, 2020

Stir A Cuppa for Seniors

The City of Whittlesea is holding a ‘Stir a Cuppa for Seniors’ – a virtual purple tea session for our staff, with a guest  speaker, on Wednesday 17 June from 10.30 am to 11 am.  Staff to wear something purple

The Ageing Well department will also commemorate WEAAD and also host  a ‘Purple Morning Tea’ on Monday 15 June, 11.00 – 11.15. Staff are to wear purple and stand up for a cuppa, in their own cubicle  (and adhere  to social distancing measures )

Facebook activities:

‘The Special Senior Person in my Life’ 

Positive messages about seniors in our lives on   https://www.facebook.com/WhittleseaUnites/

Finish the sentence poster We can stop elder abuse by…’    https://www.facebook.com/CityOfWhittlesea

The Facebook banner will also be changed to purple colour from 15 – 19 June.

Live exercise classes via Facebook

(CoW and TRAC partnership).  Exercise Instructors will acknowledge  WEAAD on Monday 15 June. https://www.facebook.com/WhittleseaUnites/

Classes are  streamed live Monday to Friday, 10.00am – 10.40am.


Other WEAAD activities

  • CoW Web News story linking to resources and supports for those who need help.   https://www.whittlesea.vic.gov.au/
  • An article on elder abuse prevention in Staff Matters staff newsletter on June 12.
  • Information on WEAAD on CoW Hub rotator and the Special senior person in my life on virtual wall.
  • Five Elder Abuse Case Studies highlighting each of the different forms of Elder Abuse will rotate on CoW Hub and Cow Facebook page/Website.
  • A Twitter post on June 15: Today is WEAAD – we can stop elder abuse @seniorsRights #WEAAD  https://twitter.com/CityWhittlesea


June 15, 2020
June 19, 2020