Aims to connect individuals living with kidney disease, donors & recipients with a hand-picked Kidney Buddy who has lived experience & can provide social & emotional support through unfamiliar situations as well as share information, learning & practical experiences.
Who can Join
Individuals living with kidney disease, their carers, parents & family members.
Where we meet
phone or email for details
The Buddy relationship can be a great way to connect socially to other members of the community. This relationship may be facilitated through phone, online & face-to-face meetings as agreed by each party.
Kidney Buddies are not medical experts & are not able to provide mental health counselling or medical advice regarding treatments, medication, blood & medical test interpretation, or specific hospital or specialist referral information.
A one-one peer support program connecting people living with kidney disease with a Kidney Buddy who has lived experience..
Far North Qld, North Qld, Western Qld, Central Qld, Wide Bay, Sunshine Coast, Darling Downs West Moreton, Brisbane North, Brisbane South & Logan, Gold Coast