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  • Meet the Team: Linda Smith

    • May 2021

      3 mins

    This month we welcomed Linda Smith to the HenderCare team! Linda joins the team as Support Coordinator in the SA office after previously working as a support worker for HenderCare. We recently spoke with Linda to learn about her move into an internal office role and how her previous position has helped in this move.

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  • If you have ever considered a career in community care, we’ve identified 5 reasons why you should join, as well as some helpful CV tips. Click here to access your free download.      

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  • Q&A: Community Careers

    • May 2021

      1 min

    If you’ve ever wanted to know what qualifications you need to be a support worker, or what the benefits are to working in community care, now is the time to ask.

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  • What is sensory play?

    • May 2021

      1 min

    ‘Sensory slime’ is a great activity for the kids to get involved in and you can get really creative and add some different textures like beads in to the mix as well. Children’s website, the Little Learning Club have a great recipe for this slime creation: Click here for a link to the Little Learning

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  • Wings for Life World Run

    • May 2021

      3 mins

    What is the Wings for life world run? The Wings for Life World Run started in 2014 by Wings For Life – a not-for-profit spinal cord research foundation. Their mission is to find a cure for spinal cord injuries by funding the world-class research and clinical trials that look into healing the injured spinal cord.

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  • Celebrating her second Mother’s Day this year, Emily is excited to also be celebrating her daughter’s birthday the day before. Asking Emily what the day means to her, as a busy working mum of a toddler, she reflected on her experiences as both a mum and a daughter. “I expect it will change over the

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  • “Oscar* was diagnosed as autistic at the age of five, when he started kindergarten. There were the little signs initially with repetitive behaviour where he wanted to read the same book multiple times. He was able to read very early on but then suddenly, he just could not pick up words. It was definitely concerning

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  • Love On The Spectrum : ABC iview “Love On The Spectrum” is all about a group of young men and women who are all on the autism spectrum, learning all about love and relationships. Pablo – ABC Kids “Pablo” follows a 5-year-old boy on the autism spectrum who creates incredible imaginary friends that come to

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  • The day provides an opportunity to reflect on how to prevent work-related occupational diseases, deaths, injuries, and illnesses. It is also a day to remember those that have died from a work-related injury or illness. The World Day for Safety and Health at Work theme for 2021 as set by the International Labour Organisation is;

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  • ‘Squishy Sand’ is all about a young boy overcoming his fears about using his wheelchair when visiting the beach and how the support and understanding of his friends help him understand she is able to take part in activities regardless of his disability. ‘Through the Eyes of Me’ helps children understand autism through the eyes

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