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As a provider of health and community care, we are closely following developments surrounding the coronavirus (COVID-19).

At HenderCare, we have been closely monitoring developments and advice surrounding COVID-19 (coronavirus). During this challenging time, we wanted to assure you that we are committed to continuing with a 'business as normal' approach and are dedicated to ensuring the ongoing safe delivery of essential services in the community. 

Did you know today is Swallowing Awareness Day?

    International Women’s Day in 2020 celebrates the theme #EachforEqual, recognising the importance of working together to create an equal world for everyone.

    Did you know that hearing loss is more common than heart disease, cancer and diabetes?

    This week we look at Hearing Awareness Week, supported by Deafness Forum Australia and World Hearing Forum.

    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.

    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.

    There are 1.2 million Australians with a communication disability. Speech pathologists like HenderCare’s own Sam Beinssen, work with these Australians to provide them with the confidence to communicate.

    At HenderCare, we understand the essential role that allied health professionals play in both the disability and aged care sectors. We are thrilled to be introducing our own allied health team, led by qualified Occupational Therapist, Mandy De Cesare.

    With a shared love of books, HenderCare client, Colin and author of Australia Remember When, Bob Byrne sat down to talk about some Australian classics.