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  • What is sensory processing?

    • September 2021

      1 min

    In this short video, Nihalee sits down to explain not only what sensory processing is but why it is so important to understand how our bodies work, including the way we work through our internal cues that help us through everyday tasks.

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  • 1. What services are you requiring? *This question is asked to ensure the client is provided with the right support and care that they require. 2. – Can you tell me a bit about yourself and what are your main needs? *An obvious one but getting to know what the client may be interested in,

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  • World Alzheimer’s Day

    • September 2021

      1 min

    Dementia Australia has compiled several resources for all those affected by dementia, including self-care tips for those caring for a loved one or those who provide care for clients living with dementia. These tips include: Seek out emotional support Take time out for things you love Talk to friends and family regularly about the type

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  • Inclusivity in books

    • September 2021

      2 mins

    The Disappointment Dragon: Learning to Cope With Disappointment – EveryHuman The Disappointment Dragon helps children understand and deal with their emotions when going through difficult periods in their lives. It also provides management techniques for parents and carers to help support children during these periods. All Are Welcome – EveryHuman All Are Welcome is all about

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  • This week the HenderCare Foundation team attended the South Australian Child Protection Awards, held during National Child Protection Week.

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  • R U OK? Day 2021

    • September 2021

      2 mins

    At HenderCare, we wanted to recognise the importance of R U OK? Day and acknowledge the sensitivity of the topic of mental health. To help encourage the conversation, we spoke with HenderCare psychologists Kellie McKay and Vicki Waldren about the importance of checking in with each other. Kellie noted, “We often say to people if

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  • Father’s Day with HenderCare

    • September 2021

      3 mins

      At HenderCare, we have many hardworking men, both in the offices and out in the field, caring for our clients, many of whom are fathers, uncles and grandfathers. Logan (pictured below with his two daughters), one of our field workers at HenderCare, loves being a father to his two daughters. “It’s a really wonderful

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  • Speech pathologists study, diagnose and treat communication disorders, including difficulties with; speaking, listening, understanding language, reading, writing, social skills, stuttering and using voice. Our Speech Pathologists work with individuals who have difficulty communicating due to; developmental delays, stroke, brain injuries, learning disability or other problems that can affect speech and language. Speech pathologists also specialise

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  • Meet the team- Yvette Elson

    • August 2021

      1 min

    What is your role at HenderCare? Manager – Plan Management What is plan management? Plan management is a type of disability service funded through the NDIS which assists and supports NDIS participants to manage their NDIS plan funding When did you start with HenderCare? 3 weeks ago, 2 August 2021 How did you get into

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  • Often communication is thought of as ‘talking’, but there are a number of other situations in our day to day lives where we communicate in other forms. These include: Expressing feelings Helping us understand communications- e.g. books, sign language, body language Ensuring we are included in social interactions Having access to information Learning about ourselves

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