Latest News and Information – Helping Hand


New partnership with Findon Technical College


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

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Consumer Advisory Body invitation


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


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

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UnitingCare Statement of Commitment


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


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


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


Today is Allied Health Professions Day!

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Helping Hand hosts senior human rights leaders


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


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


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


Dementia Action Week 2023 runs from September 18 to 24.

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IHHC award win for three of our homes


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


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


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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