General News

  • Have you noticed an older loved one struggling a little more than usual? Perhaps their mobility has declined, or maybe they were challenged by everyday tasks which they previously did with ease. If you have noticed a change in the way an older loved one is coping, it might be helpful to know that professional support is available to keep older people living safely and independently in their own homes.

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  • Aphasia Awareness

    • June 2023

      1 min

    June is Aphasia Awareness Month. 

    More than 140,000 Australians live with aphasia.

    Aphasia is described as a loss of language skills. It is often caused by a stroke, head injury, tumours, infections or inflammation in the brain, and it can affect each individual differently.

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  • If your child is 0-7 years old and is currently accessing NDIS through the early intervention pathway, you probably hear the NDIS talk a lot about the ‘Key Worker’ and having a ‘Key Worker’, but what is it?

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  • So, what does this look like? OTs can provide support in many different ways across the lifespan to people with different needs based on their disability or health condition, skills and life circumstances, and most importantly, their therapy goals. They can support their clients to build their skills to increase their participation in everyday activities,

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  • HenderCare’s Occupational Therapy team now have immediate capacity* for paediatric participants based in Southern Adelaide.

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  • Sensory Food Needs

    • April 2023

      2 mins

    Many people have food they like and food they don’t, but for neurodivergent children and adults, this can extend into sensory needs that make some foods safe and others stressful to eat.

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  • Earlier this year, HenderCare announced the recipients of the 2022 HenderCare Foundation Remote Communities Grant and the HenderCare Foundation Disability Grant. HenderCare Foundation is proud to introduce Shooting Stars, the recipient of the HenderCare Foundation Remote Communities Grant.

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  • What a big week ahead of us… not only are kids about to start School Holiday’s, but the AFL ‘Gather Round’ starts tonight!

    Australia has a strong sporting culture, with people usually getting involved from a young age.

    Sport is an important part of life, especially for children, with the benefits of physical activity invaluable. This is the same for children with disabilities.

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  • Recruitment Open Day

    • April 2023

      1 min

    Have you been looking to join the community care sector? Or perhaps, looking for a new challenge? Why not come down to our Recruitment Open Day on Wednesday, April 19 2023? Our amazing HR team will be there to provide people with walk-in interviews and more information about working in the community care sector. 

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  • School Holiday Therapy Groups

    • March 2023

      3 mins

    Do you know a child who might benefit from practising their social skills in a group setting? Run by experienced allied health therapists, we are offering two school holiday programs; Social Butterflies and Social Builders both North and South of Adelaide, SA.

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