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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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COVID-19 vaccination program

01-03-21

The nationwide program of a COVID-19 vaccination is now underway and will be rolled out in phases across South Australia to ensure priority groups can access the vaccine.

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Welcome to our new Chief Financial Officer Neil O’Reilly

26-01-21

We’re pleased to welcome Neil O’Reilly as Chief Financial Officer, following the retirement of longstanding CFO Adrian Ware.

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Dementia scholarship – sharing the knowledge

17-12-20

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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Our 2019-20 Annual Review is now available online

15-12-20

2019/20 was a period of significant milestones for Helping Hand.

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Latest COVID-19 Update 2 December 2020

02-12-20

Information current at 2 December 2020. On 1 December 2020 a new Direction from the Government came into effect for aged care homes, and as a result everyone in a […]

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Latest COVID-19 Update 25 November 2020

25-11-20

Information current at 25 November 2020. Dear family and friends, Thank you very much for your continued understanding as we navigate our way through a challenging few weeks in South […]

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Latest COVID-19 Update 20 November 2020, 5:30pm

20-11-20

Information current at 20 November 2020, 5:30pm. Today the government has announced a further change in Direction, based on new information that has come to light. This means that from […]

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