Canberra Region Kidney Support Group Inc
Welcome to the CRKSG
Welcome to the Canberra Region Kidney Support Group (CRKSG) Inc web site. CRKSG is a patient self-help group made up of people with kidney failure and their families, carers and friends. This website aims to give members and non members of CRKSG a guide to our organisation and how we can help you.
The original CRKSG logo was designed by Sue Keunen. The logo represents the person as a whole, meaning that the whole person with kidney failure is to be supported. The CRKSG acknowledges the contribution made by Sue. The original logo has been in use for some years and a decision was taken to update the logo a little. The original design by Sue was retained but modernised a little.
We hope that you find our web site interesting and informative.
2020 Annual General Meeting
The 2020 AGM will be held on Wednesday 28th October at 7:30pm.The venue will be the SHOUT meeting room located in Bldg 1, Collett Pl, Pearce, (Opposite the Pearce Shopping Centre).
For those considering organ donation, Donor Registration forms are obtainable from all Medicare offices and from the waiting rooms of many medical service providers. Some contact details for the Organ Donor Register may be found on the Links page of this site.
See the Events page for details.
Where's Your Kidneys Mum?
Where's Your Kidneys Mum? is a childrens book written by Wendy Faulder. Wendy was a member of the Administration staff at The Canberra Hospital, Renal Unit.
This simple story based educational booklet will assist parents/grandparents with discussing the upcoming treatment with their families. It covers most questions that children regularly ask about dialysis.
If you are interested in purchasing a copy, a small fee of $5.00 per book + postage will be charged, which will be used as a donation to the Canberra Renal Outpatients Services in the ACT. To obtain a copy, please contact Renal Admin on 02 5124 2920 or email: RenalAdminStaff@act.gov.au
The Group is wondering if there are more people who might like to become involved with the CRKSG. The survey can be opened by clicking this 'Survey' link. The document is an unprotected MS Word document, so can be filled in with your computer and returned to the email or postal address available in the instructions on the first pages.
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Site last updated 09-Oct-2020
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