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  • Dietetics with Natalie

    • March 2021

      3 mins

    Dietetics is best described as the provision of nutrition, assessment, intervention, and ongoing supports and involves a number of factors, include the management of both nutrition intake and any also medical conditions a service recipient may have. In terms of nutrition, Natalie explained the importance of medical nutrition therapy which can include the diagnosis of malnutrition,

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  • Swallowing Awareness Day 2021

    • March 2021

      2 mins

    The day focuses on the swallowing condition of Dsyphagia, where people who suffer with the condition may experience symptoms including, difficulty with sucking, swallowing, drinking, chewing, eating, or protecting the lungs from food and drink. This year’s theme is Dysphagia: A difficult diagnosis to swallow. Up to a million Australians can suffer with the condition

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  • Compassion is vital for the functioning of services that provide health care, yet how do we maintain compassion? Every day, as we strive to provide exemplary care in our work roles and care and concern for our family and friends, we can be overwhelmed with such caring, which can result in the experience of stress

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  • #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

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  • 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

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  • Purchasing PPE with NDIS funding

    • January 2021

      3 mins

    Here at HenderCare we understand COVID-19 has changed the way many of us go about our daily lives. For so many NDIS participants, particularly those living in areas with active COVID-19 cases, it has become increasingly important Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is easily accessible to ensure protection for both participants and workers. The NDIA have

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  • This month we recognise Sensory Processing Awareness Month. The month is about educating others on what sensory processing disorder is (SPD)

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  • 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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  • 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

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  • 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

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