News Archives – Helping Hand

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Shining a UV light on innovative partnerships

15-09-21

An innovative new partnership between Helping Hand and the South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute (SAHMRI) is hoping to reduce the impact of respiratory illnesses, including COVID-19, for people […]

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Aged Care Employee Day 2021

06-08-21

This Saturday 7 August 2021 is Aged Care Employee Day, where we celebrate all team members involved in caring for older people, and say thanks for caring.

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Tovertafel comes to North Adelaide

15-07-21

With the generous help of the North Adelaide Auxiliary, we have installed our next Tovertafel in our North Adelaide care home.

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Northern stars

21-06-21

Congratulations to three of Helping Hand’s ‘northern stars’ who exemplify Helping Hand’s commitment to be a learning organisation that helps people to grow personally and professionally and to step into […]

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Helping Hand supports IDAHOBIT 2021

17-05-21

Helping Hand celebrates and embraces the diversity of people who use our services and who are part of our workforce.  We stand alongside lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans/transgender, intersex, queer/questioning and […]

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Tovertafel Raffle Winners!

16-04-21

Helping Hand Tovertafel Raffle Winners Thank you to all who purchased a raffle ticket and for supporting our Tovertafel campaign. Congratulations to our raffle winners! 1st Prize – Ticket number […]

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On the road with Helping Hand in regional SA

13-04-21

In May 2021, we will be on the road hosting a range of free information sessions in Port Lincoln, Tumby Bay, Cummins and Whyalla. We are also hosting one-on-one sessions […]

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Read the latest Forgotten Australians newsletter

25-03-21

Our Real Care the Second Time Around Project Team have published their latest newsletter.

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COVID-19 vaccination program

01-03-21

The nationwide program of a COVID-19 vaccination is now underway and will be rolled out in phases across South Australia to ensure priority groups can access the vaccine.

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Welcome to our new Chief Financial Officer Neil O’Reilly

26-01-21

We’re pleased to welcome Neil O’Reilly as Chief Financial Officer, following the retirement of longstanding CFO Adrian Ware.

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Dementia scholarship – sharing the knowledge

17-12-20

In 2020, we launched the Helping Hand Dementia Scholarship in memory of Anne Gibson. This valuable scholarship is a demonstration of our commitment to create a learning organisation, and to […]

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Our 2019-20 Annual Review is now available online

15-12-20

2019/20 was a period of significant milestones for Helping Hand.

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Latest COVID-19 Update 2 December 2020

02-12-20

Information current at 2 December 2020. On 1 December 2020 a new Direction from the Government came into effect for aged care homes, and as a result everyone in a […]

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Latest COVID-19 Update 25 November 2020

25-11-20

Information current at 25 November 2020. Dear family and friends, Thank you very much for your continued understanding as we navigate our way through a challenging few weeks in South […]

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Latest COVID-19 Update 20 November 2020, 5:30pm

20-11-20

Information current at 20 November 2020, 5:30pm. Today the government has announced a further change in Direction, based on new information that has come to light. This means that from […]

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Home Care Services Update 20 November 2020

19-11-20

We want to reassure our Home Care clients and their families that we are not cancelling essential services during this time. However, there will be some changes to how we […]

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Latest COVID-19 Update 19 November 2020, 6:30pm

Information current at 19 November 2020, 6:30pm. Despite our best efforts to accommodate some visitation for exceptional and compassionate reasons, we have had to cease this under the new State […]

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Latest COVID-19 Update 19 November 2020

Information current at 19 November 2020. Please click here to read an update from Rob Heinjus, Executive Manager Home Care Services, about the measures we have put in place for […]

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Latest COVID-19 Update 18 November 2020

18-11-20

Information current at 18 November 2020. At 12:30pm 18th November 2020, the South Australian Government announced a series of restrictions that will come into effect from midnight tonight, to be […]

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Latest COVID-19 Update 17 November 2020

17-11-20

Information current at 17 November 2020. Dear family and friends, We are presented with new challenges as we carefully monitor the community outbreaks of Covid-19 across the northern suburbs and […]

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