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If you've ever called HenderCare in Western Australia, there's a very good chance you've spoken with Brooklyn. We thought we'd take the opportunity to introduce her to you properly! We sat down with Brooklyn and asked her to tell us a bit more about herself.

In 2004, we opened our doors in Adelaide. In the fourteen years that have passed, our team has grown across South Australia, New South Wales, Victoria, Western Australia, Queensland, Tasmania and the Australian Capital Territory. We’re taking a moment to celebrate our fourteenth birthday and acknowledge our team and the consumers, participants and referring organisations who we serve.

As a panel provider for the Lifetime Support Authority (LSA), we support South Australians who have been seriously injured in motor vehicle accidents. The LSA has been working with Clickability to offer even greater transparency to Lifetime Support Scheme (LSS) participants.

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.

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.