January 2017 - Helping Hand

Month: January 2017

SA’s First Open-Sourced Ageing and Caring Service


A peer-to-peer Carer support model pioneered by The Australian Centre for Social Innovation (TACSI) will be South Australia’s first open-sourced ageing and caring service in the state.

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Topsy was born and raised at Wolseley, a once-bustling town near Bordertown where the gauge changed on the railway line. Educated to the end of primary school, as a child […]

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John and Jean

John and Jean are humble volunteers at Helping Hand Ingle Farm and have been visiting residents at the home for 14 years. They don’t visit on their own though, they […]

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Jean grew up in Mount Morgan, QLD, with her twin sister Joan and 8 other siblings. She was born just after WWI and her parents often went without to ensure […]

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Michael is a resident at Helping Hand Ingle Farm. He grew up in Kilkenny, where he also raised his family. Married to Helen for more than 30 years, they have […]

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Hariz is a nurse at Helping Hand Parafield Gardens. Originally working at Lightsview, Hariz has been with the organisation since his days as a student. ‘It was just wonderful – […]

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Dawn was born and lived at Appila in the state’s mid north where her family ran a garage. She didn’t want to go to college; she only ever wanted to […]

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Travis has been with Helping Hand for two and a half years as a carer in Port Pirie, and is a Team Mentor. He was born and raised in Port […]

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Kate works as a Home Care Support Manager and Registered Nurse in Port Lincoln. Kate has been with Helping Hand for a few months, and has a great passion for […]

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