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Have your say on the future of aged care


Aged Care Research and Industry Innovation Australia (ARIIA) is an independent, not-for-profit organisation whose aim is to advance innovation and research into aged care, for the benefit of all Australians. […]

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Anniversary of Apology to Stolen Generations


13 February each year marks the anniversary of the National Apology to the Stolen Generations, who suffered trauma because of past government policies of forced child removal.

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Happy Lantern Festival


The Lantern Festival, is a holiday celebrated in many Asian countries on the first full moon of the new lunar year, marking an end to Lunar New Year/Spring Festival activities. […]

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Air monitors research combating COVID-19


“Placing CO2 air monitors in public spaces, such as hospitals, schools and aged -are facilities, could play a major role in the battle against airborne respiratory viruses, such as COVID-19 […]

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Happy Lunar New Year


2023 is the lunar new year of the Rabbit – a symbol of peace, prosperity and longevity in Chinese culture and predicted to be a year of hope.

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Celebrating ten years of aged care service


Earlier this year a survey by the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation revealed that one in five aged care workers were planning to quit their jobs.

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A new chapter starts in Whyalla


On 25 November 2022 Helping Hand officially took full ownership of Kindred Living in Whyalla.

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Apology anniversary a time to reflect


16 November each year marks the anniversary of the National Apology to Forgotten Australians.

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Helping Hand achieves Inclusive Employer status from the Diversity Council of Australia


According to the Diversity Council of Australia (DCA) when organisations take action to become an inclusive employer and create a more diverse and inclusive workplace, everyone benefits. Here at Helping […]

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Helping Hand’s 2021-22 Annual Review is now online


Helping Hand’s 2021-22 Annual Review celebrates our workforce and captures the achievements and milestones of our organisation. 

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Have your say about in-home care services reforms


The Australian Government is changing the way in-home care services are provided to older people, and they want to hear your views.

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Have your say about Aged Care Quality Standards


The Department of Health and Aged Care is reviewing the Aged Care Quality Standards, and is seeking feedback on a new, strengthened version of the standards, from providers, workers, clinicians […]

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Disability Ageing and Lifestyle Expo 2022


Come and meet the Helping Hand team at the #MyLifeChoices Disability, Ageing and Lifestyle Expo 2022. The Expo is on Friday 28 and Saturday 29 October 2022 at the Adelaide […]

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National Carers Week 2022


National Carers Week, 16-22 October, is an opportunity to raise community awareness among all Australians about the diversity of Australia’s 2.65 million carers and their caring roles.

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Allied Health Professions Day 2022


It’s Allied Health Professions Day, celebrating Australia’s 200,000+ allied health professionals, who represent more than a third of the health workforce.

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Ageism Awareness Day 2022


Friday 7 October 2022 is Ageism Awareness Day – time to shift attitudes towards older age and older people and end ageism.

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Update to vaccination requirements for visitors


As of 12.01am Friday 23 September 2022, visitors entering an aged care facility are no longer required: To show evidence of current Influenza or COVID 19 vaccinations Undertake a COVID […]

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Dementia Action Week 2022


Dementia Action Week 2022 runs from 19 to 25 September.

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It is R U OK? Day


Thursday September 8 2022 is R U OK? Day, and we acknowledge this day as reminder that every day is the day to ask, ‘R U OK?’ and start a […]

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Future is bright for Whyalla aged care


Helping Hand to proceed with acquisition of Whyalla aged care organisation Kindred Living. 

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