Who we are
This is a charity organisation that has been in existence since the year 1989. It was previously known as the Australia Crohn’s and Colitis Association and is mainly tasked with helping to provide supportive care services for each and every individual who has been diagnosed with the Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD). This means that the Crohn’s and Colitis Australia has been providing supportive services for individuals with IBD for well over 25 good years now.
What is the vision of the Crohn’s and Colitis Australia?
The vision of the Crohn’s and Colitis Australia is to see to it that each and every individual diagnosed with IBD is provided with the needed supportive services now whilst work is done on finding a permanent treatment in the near future.
What is the mission of the Crohn’s and Colitis Australia?
The mission of the Crohn’s and Colitis Australia is to see to it that all the necessary supportive services are provided to ensure that people with IBD also get the chance to live a fulfilling life in the community.
What are the services provided by the Crohn’s and Colitis Australia?
The Crohn’s and Colitis Australia provides the following essential IBD services;
The provision of support group services
This is a service which involves the organisation of meetings held every month to ensure that people with IBD in the community get in touch with others who are also suffering from the disease. The main aim is to get such people together in a very enabling environment and to also ensure that they do get in touch with those who have went through such a condition.
The provision of an IBD Helpline
This is a service which provides useful pieces of information to each and every IBD patient. Patients are advised to just make a phone call and whatever information they need, will be provided without any fee being charged.
The provision of an online support service
This is a service which gives patients of IBD the chance to have access to all the online chat systems that have been created for them. It works solely on a members-only basis.
The provision of an IBD information forum services
This is a service which gives IBD patients the chance to hear from experts in the field of IBD. These experts provide professional advice among other things to people on how best to handle such situations.
There are also a number of other services which are all very important and they include;
- Raising funds for the undertaking of researches
- The “CAN’T WAIT PROGRAM”
- Volunteer Youth Camps
How you can help the Crohn’s and Colitis Australia
The following are the ways that you can also support the work that Crohn’s and Colitis Australia does and they include;
- To make a donation
- To make purchases from the online store of the Crohn’s and Colitis Australia
- Through any of the membership plans
- To take part in the Crohn’s and Colitis blogs
These are the ways that the public can also make an impression in the lives of those who have IBD.