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Dietitians Day 2020

18-09-20

Friday 18 September 2020 is Dietitians Day in Australia, designed to celebrate the work of dietitians and their positive impact on health and nutrition. Helping Hand was the first South […]

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Nursing in the Community Week 14-20 September 2020

14-09-20

Nursing in the Community Week is an opportunity to shine a light on the work of our amazing Community Nurses. Many people associate the nursing profession in the context of […]

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Welcome to Professor Brenda Wilson AM, our new Board Chair

12-08-20

Helping Hand warmly welcomes Professor Brenda Wilson AM as its new board chair. Professor Wilson takes over from Rosalie Pace who has retired from the board.

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Helping Hand wins major excellence in aged care award

07-08-20

7 August 2020 Helping Hand is thrilled to have won an Excellence in Aged Care Services award in the Organisation category for its student program, recognising the provider who has […]

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Thanks for Caring on Aged Care Employee Day

06-08-20

Now more than ever before, we say thank you.

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Helping Hand is a State finalist in the LASA Excellence in Age Services Awards

15-07-20

Helping Hand is a State finalist in two categories in the 2020 LASA Excellence in Age Services Awards.

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Australian Ageing Agenda interviews Aged Care CEOs

09-07-20

To mark the beginning of the 2020-21 financial year, AAA asked the chief executive officers of aged care organisations, including our own CEO Chris Stewart, about the year ahead.

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Keep updated with Forgotten Australians projects

01-07-20

The Real Care The Second Time Around Project has been developed with Forgotten Australians* by Helping Hand, in partnership with Relationships Australia South Australia (RASA) and Flinders University.

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Aged Care Royal Commission releases Financing Aged Care paper

24-06-20

The Aged Care Royal Commission has released a consultation paper about how aged care is funded in Australia and overseas, and has invited public input on the issues raised.

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COVID-19 restrictions easing at care homes

22-06-20

On Friday 19 June 2020, the State Government amended its Emergency Management (Residential Aged Care Facilities No 6) (COVID 19) Direction. This has allowed us to further ease restrictions.

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Helping Hand receives grant for pilot project to improve palliative care

29-05-20

Just in time for National Palliative Care Week, (24-30 May 2020) Helping Hand is pleased to be the recipient of a grant from the South Australian government for an innovative […]

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National Palliative Care Week 2020

24-05-20

National Palliative Care Week’s theme this year is ‘Palliative Care… It’s more than you think!’.

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Visiting hours extended at residential care homes

18-05-20

On Monday 11 May 2020, an Industry Code for Visiting Residential Aged Care Homes During COVID-19 was released.

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Have you had your flu vaccination?

23-04-20

With peak flu season approaching, medical experts are advising that everyone aged six months and over needs to be vaccinated this year.

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Keep up to date with COVID-19 information

06-03-20

Helping Hand is working with our entire community to keep those in our care safe during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Breaking down barriers for Forgotten Australians

06-02-20

A new report from Australian Healthcare Associates examines the challenges of providing appropriate palliative care to people who carry the legacy of childhood trauma from State or institutional care.

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Thank you and goodbye to Parafield Gardens volunteers Jan and Alan

24-12-19

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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2018-2019 Annual Report is now available online

18-12-19

The Annual Report highlights many of our key achievements in 2018-19 and provides an overview of the services, programs and activities that Helping Hand has undertaken in the previous year.

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New project to tackle loneliness in residential aged care

03-12-19

Helping Hand is partnering with the National Ageing Research Institute to find out how befriending a person living in residential aged care can reduce depression, anxiety and loneliness.

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Helping Hand joins national study to improve aged care services in South Australia

20-11-19

Helping Hand has become the only South Australian provider to join a national research campaign that will pave the way for significant improvements to residential and home care services for […]

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