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The Bureau of Metereology has forecast extremely hot weather in South Australia and Victoria over the next few days. We're taking this opportunity to remind you to look after yourself, and others around you as the temperature is expected to reach 41 degrees Celsius on Thursday.

The Museum of Love is a project launched on Valentine's Day in 2017 by Celebrate Ageing. It's designed to document the importance and presence of love in the lives of people with dementia. Yesterday, the Museum of Love launched its new website.

For us, Facebook is a great platform to connect with participants, consumers and friends. If you're not already a member of our Facebook community, please come and join us! With every post we write that has an image or photo included with it, we include an image description.

What a year it's been! As we reflect on the year that has passed, and look ahead to the year to come, we're grateful for the relationships we have with referring organisations, staff, friends, family, participants and consumers across Australia.

When older Australians and people with a disability start navigating the supports that are available to them, the process can be overwhelming. That's where Margaret comes in. As our Consumer & Participant Advisor, Margaret is here to assist when you need a hand.

Earlier this month, the Senate passed legislation to establish a Commission to provide oversight of the NDIS. We're pleased to share that today, Social Services Minister, Christian Porter, has announced the appointment of Mr Graeme Head as Commissioner of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) Quality and Safeguards Commission.

The Australian and Western Australian Governments have announced that WA will officially join the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).

International Day of People with Disability fell on Sunday 3 December this year. The HenderCare Disability Services team joined other Adelaide-based service providers in spending Friday 1 December in Victoria Square celebrating the occasion.

We are proud to sponsor the HenderCare Special Inspiration Award at the annual Autism SA Recognition Awards. At HenderCare, we appreciate the importance of celebrating the achievements of people with a disability, as well as acknowledging the contributions of the people who support them.

Whether you're just starting to think about in-home support, or have had your ACAT assessment and are on the National Home Care Packages Queue, you probably want to know what the costs of a Home Care Package are. Carmen and Jon from the HenderCare team joined Chris Ilsley on Perth radio station 6PR to have a chat about these costs.