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  • Healthy Hearts ❤️

    • January 2024

      2 mins

    The importance of a healthy heart cannot be talked about more, and with Valentine’s Day approaching, it’s a timely reminder to take care of our own hearts and cardiovascular health.

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  • New Year, More Movement

    • January 2024

      2 mins

    As the new year unfolds, it’s that time again when resolutions are set and goals are penned down with hopeful determination. While the classic resolutions like eating healthier and learning a new skill are fantastic, we’d like to add a dash of fun and vitality to your list – let’s talk about the importance of movement and being active!

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  • As we bid farewell to 2023, we are excited to reflect on the achievements made by the recipient of the HenderCare Foundation Remote Communities Grant, Shooting Stars.

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  • This year, holiday cheer is being spread nationwide with a heart-warming initiative that allows children to connect with Santa Claus for free using Telstra phone boxes.

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  • As 2023 draws to a close, it’s a great time to acknowledge and showcase all that was accomplished by the recipient of the HenderCare Foundation Disability Grant, Australian School’s Plus.

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  • Write Your Story 💜

    • November 2023

      9 mins

    Earlier this year, we celebrated Wear It Purple Day, a time to stand together and support the LGBTIQA+ community.

    The theme for 2023 was “Write your story”, and we invited our LGBTIQA+ staff to submit their stories to help celebrate the day and allow them the opportunity to share their narratives.

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  • The festive season has almost arrived, and with it are plenty of invitations to gather with family, friends and colleagues, usually over shared food and drinks. This can be stressful if you have special dietary requirements like texture modifications or a feeding tube or if you are working on having a more caring relationship with your food and body.

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  • Seeing Santa is an annual tradition for many families, but for lots of youngsters with sensory challenges, the idea of encountering Santa can bring on feelings of fear and stress.

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  • Boost Your Balance

    • November 2023

      2 mins

    Balance is an important part of physical well-being, as it impacts our ability to perform daily tasks and navigate the world with confidence.

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  • Shooting Stars Update

    • October 2023

      2 mins

    Since our last update, the 2022 HenderCare Remote Communities grant recipient, Shooting Stars, has been busy.

    They have continued to provide participants with their holistic mental health and wellbeing program, Deadly Minds Matter, but have also held a successful community event in Whyalla!

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