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Breaking down barriers for Forgotten Australians


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


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


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


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


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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Eating Well with Dementia Workshops


We’re pleased to be holding two workshops focusing on eating well as we get older. The workshops are suitable for those living with dementia and their carers.

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New Charter of Aged Care Rights explained


The Australian Government has introduced a new and simpler Charter of Aged Care Rights.

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Staff Appreciation Month


Every September is Staff Appreciation Month at Helping Hand. The organisation dedicates an entire month to saying thank you to its staff for the incredible contribution they make to the […]

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Future Design Hub


The Future Design Hub is Helping Hand’s platform for developing innovation and technologies in the ageing space. We’re driven by principles of co-design, commercialisation and collaboration.

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SALA Exhibition – Confluence


Helping Hand is creating powerful statements about its residents through an art installation.

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What does Helping Hand think about current issues?


As the aged care system continues to be reformed, and in light of the ongoing work of the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety, a number of important […]

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Festival set to strike a chord with Helping Hand residents


Helping Hand Aged Care is bringing to its residents the sounds of the famous Adelaide Guitar Festival with touring community events at its residential care homes throughout South Australia. The […]

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New Single Charter of Aged Care Rights


A new Charter of Aged Care Rights has been developed.

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New medication management system introduced


Golden Grove has become the first Helping Hand home to use MediMap, an electronic medication management software.

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Forgotten Australians project receives funding boost


The Federal Government has announced today $500,000 to fund the development of Helping Hand’s Forgotten Australians, Real Care the Second Time Around project.

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Students and residents bond through an innovative approach to maths


Residents at Helping Hand’s Lealholme residential care home and year nine students at John Pirie Secondary School have joined forces to create an intergenerational mathematics class.

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Aged Care Info Session at Golden Grove


Would you like to know more about aged care services and how to navigate the aged care system?

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First jobs at Golden Grove


The first roles at Helping Hand Golden Grove have been advertised, including Resident Liaison Officer, Hotel Services Support Manager, Clinical Nurse and Lifestyle Services Coordinator.

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Model of Care Consultation


Helping Hand is reviewing its Model of Care and is seeking input from a wide range of stakeholders on some key questions.

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Forgotten Australians share their voice with Helping Hand in Real Care the Second Time Around


Helping Hand launches its guide Forgotten Australians, Real Care the Second Time Around.

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