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General News

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • International Women’s Day

    • April 2020

      3 mins

    International Women’s Day in 2020 celebrates the theme #EachforEqual, recognising the importance of working together to create an equal world for everyone. The theme focuses on breaking down barriers that can stand in the way of creating a more equal and fair society where opportunities are available to people no matter their gender. On this […]

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