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  • So, why is strength training important? In technical terms, muscle strength refers to the ability of a muscle or muscle group to exert maximal force against a resistance. Strength often acts as the foundation to which other skills are built upon. It is difficult to have great mobility or balance if the muscles required for […]

  • What is Support Coordination?

    • February 2021

      3 mins

    Meet Sarah, HenderCare’s NDIS Support Coordinator. We recently sat down with Sarah to chat all things Support Coordination and what she is most looking forward to with the rollout of the service. What is Support Coordination (SC) and how will HenderCare be offering it? Support coordination is a capacity building support to assist NDIS participants […]

  • We spoke with HenderCare’s RN Clinical Educator, Teresa Barter, about the importance for setting healthy goals in the new year to maintain a consistent and balanced lifestyle. Teresa says she wants to remind people that making positive changes to your health and lifestyle does not require massive (and often daunting) changes, but rather small steps […]

  • Purchasing PPE with NDIS funding

    • January 2021

      3 mins

    Here at HenderCare we understand COVID-19 has changed the way many of us go about our daily lives. For so many NDIS participants, particularly those living in areas with active COVID-19 cases, it has become increasingly important Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is easily accessible to ensure protection for both participants and workers. The NDIA have […]

  • This month we recognise Sensory Processing Awareness Month. The month is about educating others on what sensory processing disorder is (SPD)

  • Occupational therapists play a vital role in supporting those with a disability and older people; they help people to maintain and improve their independence and physical safety in some of life’s daily activities. We sat down with one of HenderCare’s occupational therapists, Rachel, to discuss in more detail what occupational therapy involves. What is occupational […]

  • 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 […]

  • R U OK Day

    • September 2020

      4 mins

    Today we acknowledge as R U OK? Day here in Australia. It’s about encouraging those often difficult conversations around our mental health and to make sure we check in with the ones we care about. We spoke with HenderCare psychologist, Branka Radovanovic, about the impact of such a simple question and how to ensure we […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

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