NDIS: explained

February, 2020

If you have any questions about the NDIS, this short video should help fill in those gaps. 

The aged care system is complex and can be confusing. If you have been looking into aged care services for yourself or someone you love, we've put together a brief Q&A video to help you better understand the process to access in-home aged care services. 

At 94, Gweneth has no plans to leave her home of 51 years. This is her story where she talks about the support HenderCare has provided and the value of her relationship with her regular support worker, "Mr Fix-it", Peter. 

"The truth is, when it comes down to it, it actually makes life worth living."

HenderCare's Disability Ambassador, Rachael Leahcar, recently met with inspiring client, Mandy, to talk about the impact HenderCare's services have had in her life since leaving hospital after an accident. 

October marks Down Syndrome Awareness Month, and with over 13,000 Australians living with the condition, HenderCare has recently forged a philanthropic partnership with Down Syndrome Australia to help support advocacy networks for those living with Down syndrome.

In this short video, our customer Robert shares what it's been like having a Home Care Package with HenderCare. Originally from the US, Robert's story recounts how HenderCare have been able to assist him to stay living independently.

Occupational therapists play a vital role in supporting those with a disability and older people; they help people to maintain and improve their independence and physical safety in some of life’s daily activities. We sat down with one of HenderCare’s occupational therapists, Rachel, to discuss in more detail what occupational therapy involves.

We recently sat down with HenderCare's Senior Physiotherapist, Varisha to discuss how her skills assist older people and those living with a disability to reach their goals.

There are 1.2 million Australians with a communication disability. Speech pathologists like HenderCare’s own Sam Beinssen, work with these Australians to provide them with the confidence to communicate.

Mandy De Cesare is HenderCare’s National Allied Health Services Manager. As an Occupational Therapist herself, Mandy has 29 years’ experience in assisting people living with disability and older persons.

In this short Q&A Mandy sits down to explain why HenderCare is now offering allied health services and delves deeper into the range of services on offer.