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New partnership with Findon Technical College

14-12-23

Helping Hand partners with Findon Technical College to offer career opportunities in aged care.

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Consumer Advisory Body invitation

22-11-23

Helping Hand is inviting consumers to establish a Consumer Advisory Body, and we are looking for people to register their interest in becoming members and representing the many voices and […]

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2022-2023 Annual Review now online

14-11-23

This year’s Annual Review looks back on 70 years of service.

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UnitingCare Statement of Commitment

31-10-23

UnitingCare Australia has released a Statement of Commitment to Trauma Informed Aged Care: Forgotten Australians and Care Leavers. UnitingCare Australia is the national body for the Uniting Church’s community services […]

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Upcoming webinar – Forgotten Australians and Care Leavers

23-10-23

You’re invited to attend a free webinar: Forgotten Australians and Care Leavers as a special needs group under the Aged Care Act 1997

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National Carers Week 2023

15-10-23

National Carers Week, 15-21 October, is an opportunity to raise community awareness among all Australians about the diversity of carers and their caring roles.

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Allied Health Professions Day 2023

14-10-23

Today is Allied Health Professions Day!

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Helping Hand hosts senior human rights leaders

13-10-23

Recently Helping Hand’s Lightsview home was proud to support Flinders University in hosting a delegation of 15 senior human rights leaders from Mongolia.

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People of Helping Hand: Toby and Juno

22-09-23

You may have seen Toby’s smiling face at the desk as you enter our North Adelaide care home.

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World Alzheimers Day 2023

21-09-23

On World Alzheimer’s Day, 21 September, why not show your support and consider becoming a Dementia Friend?

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Dementia Action Week 2023

18-09-23

Dementia Action Week 2023 runs from September 18 to 24.

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IHHC award win for three of our homes

25-08-23

Recently, our wonderful teams at Helping Hand Lightsview, Copperhouse Court and Yeltana won the IHHC Institute of Hospitality in Healthcare, 2023 Project of the Year Award. The award celebrates the […]

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People of Helping Hand: Arthur Strange

18-08-23

It’s hard to believe that Helping Hand Aged Care all began with the passion and purpose of one individual – Padre Arthur Strange.

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People of Helping Hand: Judith

27-07-23

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

03-07-23

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

14-06-23

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

12-06-23

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

05-06-23

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

29-05-23

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

27-05-23

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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