News Archives – Helping Hand

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Thank you Carinya Auxiliary

15-06-22

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

27-05-22

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

17-05-22

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

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We’re stepping up and speaking out!

02-05-22

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?

05-04-22

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

23-03-22

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

16-02-22

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

05-01-22

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

10-12-21

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

30-11-21

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

11-11-21

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

25-10-21

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

15-09-21

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

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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