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People of Helping Hand: Judith


Judith, one of Helping Hand’s Home Care clients, is a regular attendee at the Dance for Balance classes offered by Helping Hand in Parafield Gardens. She was both spruiker and […]

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People of Helping Hand: Rose


Rose, one of Helping Hand’s Home Care clients, is a devoted attendee of the Dance for Balance classes held at the Parafield Gardens Rec Centre every Monday.

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Helping Hand celebrates 70 years together


Since 1953, when we were established as a not for profit, Helping Hand has offered help and support to older South Australians. Now connected to thousands of people, it’s hard […]

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People of Helping Hand: Gaynor


Gaynor is a Home Care client with Helping Hand. After a couple of falls, she took up strength and balance classes. After all, she used to be a gymnast in […]

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People of Helping Hand: Judy


Judy is what you’d call a natural-born carer. Apparently, even at the ripe old age of 8, she’d rush to put pillows under the legs of a family friend who […]

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People of Helping Hand: Thien


Thien is a physiotherapist with Helping Hand. ‘I have worked as a physiotherapist for nearly ten years. I had a stint working in back-to-work programs, but I really missed the […]

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National Reconciliation Week 2023


National Reconciliation Week 2023—27 May to 3 June—is a time for all Australians to learn about our shared histories, cultures, and achievements, and to explore how each of us can […]

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People of Helping Hand: Jenny


How handy is the person that can recommend the best things to watch on the box? Our Parafield Gardens residential care home may have their very own expert in resident […]

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National Palliative Care Week 2023


National Palliative Care Week 2023 runs from 21 May to 27 May 2023 and aims to put ‘Matters of Life and Death’ front and centre in Australia’s consciousness.

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17 May is IDAHOBIT 2023 – the International Day Against LGBTQIA+ Discrimination.

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Dance showcase sparkles at Parafield Gardens


Allied Health incorporates a range of accredited health professionals who use evidence-based practices to support client’s health. Helping Hand has many allied health professionals who can visit clients at home […]

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National Volunteer Week 2023


It’s National Volunteer Week – Australia’s largest annual celebration of volunteering. We give our sincere thanks to everyone who gives their time, skills, care and compassion to our residents and […]

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Today is International Nurses Day


Today is International Nurses Day! We couldn’t do what we do without the tireless work of our nurses, they are at the forefront of delivering health and aged care services […]

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ANZAC Day 2023


ANZAC Day is on Tuesday 25 April. It marks the anniversary of the first major military action fought by Australian and New Zealand forces during the First World War. ANZAC […]

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Happy Solar New Year 2023


Solar New Year festivities are celebrated across India and Southeast Asia on Friday 14 April.

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Care Experienced History Month webinar


April is International Care Experienced History Month, where activists and allies come together to commemorate the history of people who experienced institutional or out-of-home ‘care’. As part of the awareness […]

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World Parkinson’s Awareness Day 2023


Tuesday 11 April is World Parkinson’s Awareness Day. It’s an international day of recognition for Parkinson’s – a time to raise awareness of how the condition affects individuals and their […]

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World Health Day 2023


Friday 7 April 2023 is World Health Day, and it is the day the World Health Organization will observe its 75th anniversary. In 1948, countries of the world came together […]

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People of Helping Hand: Ellen


It’s quite possible that Ellen has discovered the secret to eternal optimism and joy. 99 years young and she is living her best life, winning hearts and admirers along the […]

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Trans Day of Visibility 2023


Trans Day of Visibility is today, 31 March. It is an annual international celebration of trans pride and awareness, recognising trans and gender diverse experiences and achievements. For many gender […]

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