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  • Sleep is often undervalued in today’s society, with many people sacrificing hours of rest for work, entertainment, or even social events. However, the importance of sleep shouldn’t be ignored as it plays a crucial role in maintaining our mental and physical well-being.

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  • The importance of Dietetics

    • August 2023

      2 mins

    Food and nutrition play an essential role in promoting your mental, physical and social well-being. Good nutrition can help create a strong immune defence against infection, increase energy levels, and improve overall well-being.

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  • Australian Schools Plus Update

    • August 2023

      1 min

    The recipient of the 2022 HenderCare Foundation Disability Grant, Australian Schools Plus, continues to help extend educational opportunities to children within the community.

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  • Speech Pathology Week

    • August 2023

      2 mins

    Each year Speech Pathology Australia hosts Speech Pathology Week to raise awareness of those in our community who have a communication disability. The week highlights the important role that speech pathologists play in assisting Australians living with a communication disability.

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  • Shooting Stars Update

    • August 2023

      3 mins

    The 2022 HenderCare Foundation Remote Communities Grant recipient, Shooting Stars, continues empowering Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander girls and women. The staff, 85% of whom are Aboriginal women, walk alongside Shooting Stars students throughout their schooling journeys.

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  • Have you ever wondered how an occupational therapist decides the most suitable plan of action when working with a client?

    Part of it comes down to the Person-Environment-Occupation (PEO) model framework. As every person is different, the PEO model is critical in tailoring an individual’s service needs.

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  • With the colder weather starting to set in, it can be harder and harder to stay motivated to complete physical activities or even get out of the house!

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  • Working with children, and young people, is no doubt one of the most important and rewarding roles within the disability and health sectors. Paediatric allied health can help children to develop their physical, social, and mental capabilities, as well as assist and educate their parents and caregivers to help develop environments where they can thrive.

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  • Kristal’s Story

    • July 2023

      4 mins

    Kristal, a Registered Nurse with HenderCare and proud Mitakoodi and Ganggalidda woman, is passionate about education and ensuring Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people have positive experiences within the Australian healthcare system.

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  • Mindfulness matters 🧠

    • June 2023

      2 mins

    Life can be busy, and sometimes it can feel like everything is just go-go-go!

    But no matter what’s going on in your life, it is important to remember to take a moment and let yourself be in the present.

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