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  • CHSP stands for Commonwealth Home Support Programme and is a service that offers entry-level services for those who are 65 years or older (or 50 years or older for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people), providing support with tasks in and around the home. These tasks can include: Cleaning Shopping support (including shop by list […]

  • The right support

    • June 2021

      3 mins

    For many NDIS participants, applying for funding is just one step in the process of accessing the supports they require – there’s also the issue of what to do with the money once it comes through. And it’s a huge concern, with a recent NDIS report finding 30 per cent of funding has gone unclaimed. […]

  • South Australia Deep Creek Conservation Park Naracoorte Caves National Park Granite Island Recreation Park Tantanoola Caves Conservation Park   Victoria Dandenong Ranges National Park Mornington Peninsula National Park  Albert Park  Wilsons Promontory National Park   Western Australia  The Gap and Natural Bridge  Bluff Knoll  Cape Naturaliste Tree Top Walk | Explore Parks WA | Parks […]

  • OPAN (Older Persons Advocacy Network) established a National Elder Abuse Prevention and Advocacy Framework in 2018 to assist older Australians and the broader community with better identifying types of abuse. As part part of the framework, they list different categories of abuse, these being: Financial (e.g. preventing them from accessing their own money/bank account) Physical […]

  • Training for the future

    • June 2021

      3 mins

    Supporting clients with a range of complex medical issues means working in disability care goes beyond a paper qualification. Ongoing training and support from industry professionals and clinical experts is key to building a skilled workforce capable of providing the highest quality support to some of the most vulnerable members of society. “We make sure […]

  • A healthy outlook

    • June 2021

      3 mins

    From dietitians to dental health professionals, podiatrists to psychologists, occupational therapists to mental health workers and more, allied health services are key to improving the health and wellbeing of people with disabilities and their capacity to participate in everyday life. But an increase in demand for allied health services married with a reduction of qualified […]

  • Tube feeding can help for a variety of different reasons, including: Problems with an individual’s mouth, oesophagus (food pipe) or stomach Swallowing problems which put them at a risk of choking and aspirating (i.e., food enters not only the oesophagus and stomach but also the lungs) Difficulty managing to take enough food by mouth to […]

  • This year’s conversations focus on topics such as: Mental health & wellbeing for carers, children & young people Cultural connection & support for Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander children/ young people  Managing challenging behaviours & therapeutic parenting techniques HenderCare is a proud sponsor of this event. Join us to Connect, Share and Learn at the […]

  • Flexibility at HenderCare

    • May 2021

      2 mins

    At HenderCare, our team members who work in the community have the option to select the hours they work. Whether they have children that need to be collected from school, need time off over school holidays, or require flexibility around study or other commitments, our roles allow team members to fit work around their schedule. […]

  • Jobs for life

    • May 2021

      3 mins

    With an increasing number of South Australians with disabilities receiving NDIS funding, the demand for services has never been higher – good news for people working within the sector, but bad news for disability service providers reeling from a shortage of new recruits. It’s a dilemma shared by many organisations, including HenderCare, which has been […]

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