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  • R U OK Day

    • September 2020

      4 mins

    Today we acknowledge as R U OK? Day here in Australia. It’s about encouraging those often difficult conversations around our mental health and to make sure we check in with the ones we care about. We spoke with HenderCare psychologist, Branka Radovanovic, about the impact of such a simple question and how to ensure we […]

  • 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. What is occupational […]

  • 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. What is physiotherapy? Physiotherapy involves the use of physical techniques to help improve a range of health indicators including movement, strength, balance and gross motor skills. As a […]

  • Speech Pathology Week

    • August 2020

      2 mins

    Today marks the beginning of Speech Pathology Week. The theme of Speech Pathology Week this year is Communicating with Confidence. At HenderCare, our experienced speech pathologists will work with you to achieve your communication goals and help you ‘communicate with confidence’. We do this by talking to you about how your communication is now, what […]

  • Meet Peich. Peich has recently joined HenderCare’s Allied Health team as a Speech Pathologist. We sat down with her to learn about her role, how she got into the industry and her favourite thing to do on the weekend. Tell us a little bit about yourself and what is your role at HenderCare? I am […]

  • As a provider of health and community care, we are closely following developments surrounding the coronavirus (COVID-19). We are aware that the evolving nature of the virus is causing concern amongst the community, including our service recipients. Please be assured that HenderCare is acting strictly in line with the advice provided by the Australian Government […]

  • Earlier this week we announced the beginning of Men’s Health Week both here in Australia and around the world. The week is all about highlighting the importance of getting men talking about their health and being proactive towards health issues they may face. One particular and major health issue many men face is testicular cancer. […]

  • June is Aphasia Awareness Month, and today on June 3 we recognise ‘Wednesday With our Words’. Around 1,500 South Australians develop aphasia every year. Wednesday With our Words is all about raising awareness around aphasia and debunking many of the myths and assumptions of those with the condition. Aphasia is described as a loss of […]

  • Telehealth in Allied Health

    • May 2020

      3 mins

    While in the midst of coronavirus (COVID-19), HenderCare has continued to provide care to clients, adapting services where necessary. An area that has quickly and seamlessly transitioned to accommodate COVID-19 requirements is Allied Health, with the use of Telehealth platforms. Telehealth has allowed our allied health therapists to continue their sessions with participants to help […]

  • Following the completion of the Annual Price Review to determine NDIS pricing arrangements for the 2020-21 financial year, the NDIA has published the NDIS Price Guide and Support Catalogue 2020-21. The Price Guide and Support Catalogue 2020-21 have been updated to reflect the indexed prices as a result of the Fair Work Commission Annual Wage […]

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