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Aged Care

  • CHSP stands for Commonwealth Home Support Programme and is a service that offers entry-level services for those who are 65 years or older (or 50 years or older for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people), providing support with tasks in and around the home. These tasks can include: Cleaning Shopping support (including shop by list […]

  • The right support

    • June 2021

      3 mins

    For many NDIS participants, applying for funding is just one step in the process of accessing the supports they require – there’s also the issue of what to do with the money once it comes through. And it’s a huge concern, with a recent NDIS report finding 30 per cent of funding has gone unclaimed. […]

  • Training for the future

    • June 2021

      3 mins

    Supporting clients with a range of complex medical issues means working in disability care goes beyond a paper qualification. Ongoing training and support from industry professionals and clinical experts is key to building a skilled workforce capable of providing the highest quality support to some of the most vulnerable members of society. “We make sure […]

  • Tube feeding can help for a variety of different reasons, including: Problems with an individual’s mouth, oesophagus (food pipe) or stomach Swallowing problems which put them at a risk of choking and aspirating (i.e., food enters not only the oesophagus and stomach but also the lungs) Difficulty managing to take enough food by mouth to […]

  • Jobs for life

    • May 2021

      3 mins

    With an increasing number of South Australians with disabilities receiving NDIS funding, the demand for services has never been higher – good news for people working within the sector, but bad news for disability service providers reeling from a shortage of new recruits. It’s a dilemma shared by many organisations, including HenderCare, which has been […]

  • #workwithHenderCare

    • February 2021

      2 mins

    As a national provider for aged care and disability services, HenderCare provides a variety of roles for a growing number of staff across South Australia, Western Australia, New South Wales, Victoria, Queensland, ACT and Tasmania. Our clients are our focus here at HenderCare and when speaking with one of our registered nurses and Home Care […]

  • We spoke with HenderCare’s RN Clinical Educator, Teresa Barter, about the importance for setting healthy goals in the new year to maintain a consistent and balanced lifestyle. Teresa says she wants to remind people that making positive changes to your health and lifestyle does not require massive (and often daunting) changes, but rather small steps […]

  • The Australian Government’s Department of Health recognises that many Home Care Package (HCP) consumers are currently experiencing increased levels of social isolation due to COVID-19.

  • Robert’s HenderCare story

    • October 2020

      1 min

    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. October 1st marked International Day of Older Persons. With Australia’s population ageing and expected to make up […]

  • Dementia Action Week

    • September 2020

      3 mins

    Dementia Action Week runs from 21 – 27 September here in Australia. Dementia affects around half a million Australians and is estimated to double within the next 25 years. This week is about raising awareness around dementia, and better understanding the misconceptions and assumptions surrounding those living with the disease. Dementia Australia recognises the negative […]

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