News Archives – Helping Hand

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Intergenerational Playgroup


We are delighted to announce the launch of our Intergenerational Playgroup, the Learning Tree, at three of our residential care homes: Yeltana Whyalla, Ingle Farm, and North Adelaide.

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New partnership with Findon Technical College


Helping Hand partners with Findon Technical College to offer career opportunities in aged care.

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Consumer Advisory Body invitation


Helping Hand is inviting consumers to establish a Consumer Advisory Body, and we are looking for people to register their interest in becoming members and representing the many voices and […]

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2022-2023 Annual Review now online


This year’s Annual Review looks back on 70 years of service.

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UnitingCare Statement of Commitment


UnitingCare Australia has released a Statement of Commitment to Trauma Informed Aged Care: Forgotten Australians and Care Leavers. UnitingCare Australia is the national body for the Uniting Church’s community services […]

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Upcoming webinar – Forgotten Australians and Care Leavers


You’re invited to attend a free webinar: Forgotten Australians and Care Leavers as a special needs group under the Aged Care Act 1997

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National Carers Week 2023


National Carers Week, 15-21 October, is an opportunity to raise community awareness among all Australians about the diversity of carers and their caring roles.

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Allied Health Professions Day 2023


Today is Allied Health Professions Day!

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Helping Hand hosts senior human rights leaders


Recently Helping Hand’s Lightsview home was proud to support Flinders University in hosting a delegation of 15 senior human rights leaders from Mongolia.

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World Alzheimers Day 2023


On World Alzheimer’s Day, 21 September, why not show your support and consider becoming a Dementia Friend?

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Dementia Action Week 2023


Dementia Action Week 2023 runs from September 18 to 24.

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IHHC award win for three of our homes


Recently, our wonderful teams at Helping Hand Lightsview, Copperhouse Court and Yeltana won the IHHC Institute of Hospitality in Healthcare, 2023 Project of the Year Award. The award celebrates the […]

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Helping Hand celebrates 70 years together


Since 1953, when we were established as a not for profit, Helping Hand has offered help and support to older South Australians. Now connected to thousands of people, it’s hard […]

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National Reconciliation Week 2023


National Reconciliation Week 2023—27 May to 3 June—is a time for all Australians to learn about our shared histories, cultures, and achievements, and to explore how each of us can […]

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National Palliative Care Week 2023


National Palliative Care Week 2023 runs from 21 May to 27 May 2023 and aims to put ‘Matters of Life and Death’ front and centre in Australia’s consciousness.

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17 May is IDAHOBIT 2023 – the International Day Against LGBTQIA+ Discrimination.

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National Volunteer Week 2023


It’s National Volunteer Week – Australia’s largest annual celebration of volunteering. We give our sincere thanks to everyone who gives their time, skills, care and compassion to our residents and […]

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Today is International Nurses Day


Today is International Nurses Day! We couldn’t do what we do without the tireless work of our nurses, they are at the forefront of delivering health and aged care services […]

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ANZAC Day 2023


ANZAC Day is on Tuesday 25 April. It marks the anniversary of the first major military action fought by Australian and New Zealand forces during the First World War. ANZAC […]

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Happy Solar New Year 2023


Solar New Year festivities are celebrated across India and Southeast Asia on Friday 14 April.

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