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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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  • Aged Care Employee Day

    • August 2020

      3 mins

    Today we celebrate Aged Care Employee Day, an opportunity to acknowledge the hard work and dedication of our aged care employees who work tirelessly to provide the best care for the vulnerable members of our community. Here at HenderCare, we are very fortunate to have incredible staff who work hard to ensure clients are matched

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  • 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

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  • 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

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  • International Nurses Day

    • May 2020

      2 mins

    Today is International Nurses Day, a day to celebrate and honour the incredible work of nurses around the world, especially during this time of COVID-19. We spoke to one of HenderCare’s Registered Nurse Clinical Educators, Anne Moseley, on how COVID-19 has changed her role and the importance of keeping our team members and service recipients

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