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Helping Hand receives grant for pilot project to improve palliative care

29-05-20

Just in time for National Palliative Care Week, (24-30 May 2020) Helping Hand is pleased to be the recipient of a grant from the South Australian government for an innovative […]

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National Palliative Care Week 2020

24-05-20

National Palliative Care Week’s theme this year is ‘Palliative Care… It’s more than you think!’.

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Visiting hours extended at residential care homes

18-05-20

On Monday 11 May 2020, an Industry Code for Visiting Residential Aged Care Homes During COVID-19 was released.

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Have you had your flu vaccination?

23-04-20

With peak flu season approaching, medical experts are advising that everyone aged six months and over needs to be vaccinated this year.

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Keep up to date with COVID-19 information

06-03-20

Helping Hand is working with our entire community to keep those in our care safe during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Breaking down barriers for Forgotten Australians

06-02-20

A new report from Australian Healthcare Associates examines the challenges of providing appropriate palliative care to people who carry the legacy of childhood trauma from State or institutional care.

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Thank you and goodbye to Parafield Gardens volunteers Jan and Alan

24-12-19

A chance encounter at a fete at our Parafield Gardens home was the start of an amazing journey as volunteers for Jan and Alan.

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2018-2019 Annual Report is now available online

18-12-19

The Annual Report highlights many of our key achievements in 2018-19 and provides an overview of the services, programs and activities that Helping Hand has undertaken in the previous year.

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New project to tackle loneliness in residential aged care

03-12-19

Helping Hand is partnering with the National Ageing Research Institute to find out how befriending a person living in residential aged care can reduce depression, anxiety and loneliness.

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Helping Hand joins national study to improve aged care services in South Australia

20-11-19

Helping Hand has become the only South Australian provider to join a national research campaign that will pave the way for significant improvements to residential and home care services for […]

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Eating Well with Dementia Workshops

19-11-19

We’re pleased to be holding two workshops focusing on eating well as we get older. The workshops are suitable for those living with dementia and their carers.

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New Charter of Aged Care Rights explained

25-10-19

The Australian Government has introduced a new and simpler Charter of Aged Care Rights.

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Staff Appreciation Month

04-09-19

Every September is Staff Appreciation Month at Helping Hand. The organisation dedicates an entire month to saying thank you to its staff for the incredible contribution they make to the […]

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Future Design Hub

23-08-19

The Future Design Hub is Helping Hand’s platform for developing innovation and technologies in the ageing space. We’re driven by principles of co-design, commercialisation and collaboration.

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SALA Exhibition – Confluence

05-08-19

Helping Hand is creating powerful statements about its residents through an art installation.

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What does Helping Hand think about current issues?

04-07-19

As the aged care system continues to be reformed, and in light of the ongoing work of the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety, a number of important […]

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Festival set to strike a chord with Helping Hand residents

03-07-19

Helping Hand Aged Care is bringing to its residents the sounds of the famous Adelaide Guitar Festival with touring community events at its residential care homes throughout South Australia. The […]

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New Single Charter of Aged Care Rights

19-06-19

A new Charter of Aged Care Rights has been developed.

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New medication management system introduced

03-06-19

Golden Grove has become the first Helping Hand home to use MediMap, an electronic medication management software.

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Forgotten Australians project receives funding boost

05-04-19

The Federal Government has announced today $500,000 to fund the development of Helping Hand’s Forgotten Australians, Real Care the Second Time Around project.

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