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Stefanie is the Residential Services Manager for our residential care homes, Carinya in Clare and Belalie Lodge in Jamestown. She has been with Helping Hand for 22 years and started […]

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Jory has been working for Helping Hand for just over a year. He is a My Home Life Practice Consultant and part of our People and Culture Team. My Home […]

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Meet Bob, he lives at Carinya, our residential care home in Clare. Bob has been married for 59 years, has four children and eight grandchildren. He grew up in Tarlee […]

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Lauren is the Hotel Service Support Manager at our Golden Grove residential care home, she oversees the maintenance, cleaning, laundry and kitchen services of the care home. After doing study […]

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Ben is a part of our Payroll Team as a Payroll Administrator. He has been with Helping Hand for almost 10 years. He started off as casual after high school, […]

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Meg has been with Helping Hand for two years. She is our Inclusive Communities Project Coordinator, working as part of the Forgotten Australians project team. The description ‘Forgotten Australians’ refers […]

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Dale is a Client Support Officer and works within our home care team. For three years he has been helping older South Australians access services, to keep them independent in […]

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Dementia scholarship – sharing the knowledge


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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Kaye has been volunteering at our Parafield Gardens Residential Care Home for 14 years. Kaye volunteers every Monday, Wednesday, and afternoons on Fridays. She helps out with activities and whatever […]

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Edith is a Dietitian at our North Adelaide residential care home and has been working with us for the past five months. Edith has just recently completed her Bachelor of […]

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Stef is an Administrative Assistant at our residential care home in Parafield Gardens. She has been working for Helping Hand for just over a year. Stef came from Australia’s Red […]

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Thank you and goodbye to Jan and Alan


A chance encounter at a fete at our Parafield Gardens home was the start of an amazing journey as volunteers for Jan and Alan.

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Crystal is a Care Worker at Helping Hand Lealholme in Port Pirie. She has been working there for just over four years. Crystal has always wanted to be in aged […]

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Len has been volunteering for Helping Hand at Ingle Farm three times a week for five years. He has grown up all around Adelaide playing a lot of backyard cricket […]

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When Joe Muculj took on his role as a gardener and home maintenance officer he found himself with a serious sense of job satisfaction. And a tan. Prior to working […]

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Heather and Des

After 59 years of marriage, Heather and Des have plenty of memories to look back on. The parents of three love to reminisce about times gone by and do so […]

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Topsy was born and raised at Wolseley, a once-bustling town near Bordertown where the gauge changed on the railway line. Educated to the end of primary school, as a child […]

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John and Jean

John and Jean are humble volunteers at Helping Hand Ingle Farm and have been visiting residents at the home for 14 years. They don’t visit on their own though, they […]

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Jean grew up in Mount Morgan, QLD, with her twin sister Joan and 8 other siblings. She was born just after WWI and her parents often went without to ensure […]

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Michael is a resident at Helping Hand Ingle Farm. He grew up in Kilkenny, where he also raised his family. Married to Helen for more than 30 years, they have […]

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