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We pride ourselves on being trusted experts! Through our MS Plus Health Promotion and Wellbeing Program we’re committed to inspiring you to feel empowered through knowledge to take control of your life.

We regularly host live webinars where we share the expertise of our team and special guests on a range of health and wellbeing topics related to multiple sclerosis and other neurological conditions. You can join any of our upcoming webinars for free.

If you’d like to know what’s planned each month, you can follow on MS Plus on Facebook or Instagram.

If you're one our registered clients, you'll also receive our What's On Education and Wellbeing email delivered to your inbox each month. Contact our Plus Connect team today to register for free.

View the terms and conditions for participation in our programs, service and activities.

Upcoming webinars

23 August 2022 - 27 September 2022

Pilates by Webinar (six-week program)

Do you want to improve your balance and mobility? Pilates can help as it has a strong focus on strength and stability. It can assist in rehabilitation and can help improve posture, and increase body awareness and control. This six-week program, presented by osteopath Jess Mason can be done seated or standing.

Time:
10:00 am to 10:45 am AEST

07 September 2022

Strengthening Your Pelvic Floor

The use of pelvic floor exercise training in people with MS has been found to significantly improve both strength and endurance of the pelvic floor.

MS continence nurse, Vanessa Colusso will take you through a range of simple exercises you can do to help strengthen your pelvic floor. She will also discuss the use of pelvic floor chair therapy to improve incontinence issues.

Time:
11:00 am to 12:00 pm AEST

08 September 2022

Improving Your Mental Health and Wellbeing

Join Dr Sally Shaw, a Melbourne-based psychologist who specialises in supporting people with neurological conditions and chronic illnesses as she explores the important topic of mental health for women with multiple sclerosis.

Please join us for an in-depth presentation that will hopefully offer you some guidance on how to live a happier, more enjoyable life.

Time:
1:30 pm to 2:30 pm AEST

09 September 2022

Breaking Down Barriers to Exercise with Paralympic Bronze Medallist, Janine Watson

Join Paralympic bronze medallist, Janine Watson as she shares her inspiring story of taking up Taekwondo after being diagnosed with MS at the age of 25.

Janine will describe how she has managed to stay active throughout her MS journey, and how she motivates herself to break down barriers that people with MS face everyday.

Time:
2:00 pm - 2:45 pm AEST

09 September 2022 - 14 October 2022

Decluttering (5-week program)

Living with a chronic illness like multiple sclerosis is a challenge. Add a busy life, MS fatigue and household clutter and you've added layers to the challenge.

Professional organiser, Julie Cliff, combines her decluttering and coaching skills to help you explore the health benefits, mental and physical, of decluttering.

Time:
10.00am to 11.00am AEST

Expressions of interest for upcoming programs

Fatigue management programs 2022

If fatigue is limiting what you can achieve, please register your interest in being involved with our fatigue management programs. We have a number of options to assist you to manage your fatigue and we'll be in contact to work out the most suitable option for you. Once we have received your expression of interest, we will advise you regarding your options for support to manage your fatigue. Register your interest.

Decluttering programs 2022

Living with a chronic illness like multiple sclerosis is a challenge. A busy life, MS fatigue and household clutter adds layers to the challenge. Twice a year, Professional organiser, Julie Cliff and one of our MS Education and Wellbeing Program coordinators combine their decluttering and coaching skills to help you explore the health benefits, mental and physical, of decluttering. The Decluttering program consists of five sessions held weekly. The cost is $60. Register your interest.

Resources hub

We have a range of podcasts, webinar recordings, news articles and videos featuring expert interviews on topics related to all aspects of wellness, including:

  • latest information about COVID and vaccinations
  • learning more about multiple sclerosis and how to manage your symptoms
  • living well with multiple sclerosis and managing your emotional and mental health
  • taking control of your work life and financial health
  • information for family, friends and carers.

Browse our Resources Hub and filter by topic or type of resource to find the information you need.

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