News Archives – Helping Hand

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Thank you Carinya Auxiliary


After decades of service, we are saying thank you and farewell to the Carinya Auxiliary, who will formally cease their activities from June 2022.

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Grant received for project to improve palliative care


Coinciding with National Palliative Care Week, (22-28 May 2022) we are pleased to be the recipient of a grant from the South Australian government Palliative Care Grants Program.

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May 17 is IDAHOBIT Day


May 17 is IDAHOBIT – the international day against LGBTIQA+ discrimination.

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We’re stepping up and speaking out!


Our Real Care the Second Time Around’s Speak Out Project is an innovative co-design approach to meeting the individual speaking needs of people with a Lived Experience of trauma.

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Looking for a new podcast?


Listen to one that talks about the positive side of getting older: Oldie Goodie, a six episode podcast focussed on asking the tough questions around aging and getting older.

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Julie Goods, Executive Manager People and Culture has retired


Julie Goods, Executive Manager People and Culture, has retired after 19 years at Helping Hand. Here she shares some of her career and life reflections in this farewell profile.

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Open with Care during COVID-19


We are pleased that we have reached the stage at most homes where we can cautiously, and carefully, welcome visitors back, under our Open with Care program.

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COVID-19 News


Learn more about COVID-19 news, our response, and important information for our community.

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Annual Review 2020-2021 is now online


Helping Hand’s 2020-2021 Annual Review captures the milestones and successes of our organisation.

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A new era for Whyalla aged care services


Helping Hand Aged Care has entered in to a Management Agreement with Kindred Living in Whyalla, effective from 30 November 2021. Helping Hand will work with the board of Kindred […]

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Cultivating happiness at Parafield Gardens


For the last two years, the Consumer Engagement team has been embedding Turn Up Your Voice (TUYV) at Parafield Gardens where they have been listening, engaging and connecting with residents, […]

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Building relationships through stories


Students from Mid North Christian College are building relationships with Helping Hand Home Care clients, as part of an Australian-first project to connect with the community, reduce loneliness and share […]

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Shining a UV light on innovative partnerships


An innovative new partnership between Helping Hand and the South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute (SAHMRI) is hoping to use UV light to reduce the impact of respiratory illnesses, […]

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Aged Care Employee Day 2021


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


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


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


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!


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


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


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

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