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People of Helping Hand: Bessie


Bessie volunteers three days a week and has been with Parafield Gardens for four and a half years.

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People of Helping Hand: Cindy


In December 2021, Cindy left the hectic world of advertising to start a new chapter at our residential care home in Golden Grove.

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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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People of Helping Hand: June


June is a resident at our home in Parafield Gardens. June’s face lights up as she describes how much joy and pleasure music brings to her life.

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Dementia Action Week 2022


Dementia Action Week 2022 runs from 19 to 25 September.

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People of Helping Hand: Heather and Tiffany


Heather and her granddaughter Tiffany are Lightsview’s ‘dynamic duo’ of volunteering. Not only do they volunteer together, they live together as well.

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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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People of Helping Hand: Clarrie

At 91 years of age, Clarrie, who lives at our Parafield Gardens home, cheerfully describes himself as a bit of a ‘local lad’.

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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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People of Helping Hand: Paul


It’s almost a year to the day that Paul commenced his new role as Coordinating Chaplain with Helping Hand.

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Bridging Ages project brings together young and old


A group of home care recipients have received a hard cover book about their lives as part of Bridging Ages, an intergenerational project in Port Pirie.

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People of Helping Hand: Felicity


Felicity (or Flick as she is known) is part of the Retirement Living team.

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Speech Pathology Week 2022


Speech Pathology Week 2022 runs from 21 to 27 August, and the theme is Good Communication, Better Communities.

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People of Helping Hand: Clem


“Some residents dance across your heart and you remember them forever.” Clem, Lifestyles, North Adelaide

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Lightsview Hotel Services team award win


Recently Helping Hand’s Lightsview Hotel Services team won a very special award – the Institute of Hospitality in Healthcare 2022 Project of the Year Award.

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It is Aged Care Employee Day


Sunday 7 August 2022 is Aged Care Employee Day.

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People of Helping Hand: Nic


Since joining Helping Hand in 2011, Nic, our Property Services Manager, has been involved in some memorable and rewarding projects. ‘A highlight was the development of Golden Grove Residential Care […]

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Lealholme has a new bus!


After a huge fundraising effort (which was interrupted by the pandemic) Lealholme, our care home in Port Pirie, finally has a new commuter bus for residents!

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People of Helping Hand: Bill and Margaret


Meet Bill and Margaret, from our Prospect Retirement Village When Bill and Margaret moved into the Prospect retirement community, it felt just like coming home. Both grew up in Prospect […]

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People of Helping Hand: Pat


From drinking French Champagne at the Eiffel Tower; to a top-secret role as an Air Force Wireless Operator in World War Two, Pat from Belalie Lodge is a fine example […]

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