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People of Helping Hand: Bessie

05-10-22

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

30-09-22

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

23-09-22

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

22-09-22

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

19-09-22

Dementia Action Week 2022 runs from 19 to 25 September.

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People of Helping Hand: Heather and Tiffany

15-09-22

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

08-09-22

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

01-09-22

Helping Hand to proceed with acquisition of Whyalla aged care organisation Kindred Living. 

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People of Helping Hand: Paul

31-08-22

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

29-08-22

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

25-08-22

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

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Speech Pathology Week 2022

21-08-22

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

18-08-22

“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

12-08-22

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

07-08-22

Sunday 7 August 2022 is Aged Care Employee Day.

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People of Helping Hand: Nic

03-08-22

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!

29-07-22

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

27-07-22

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

13-07-22

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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