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Latest COVID-19 Update 17 November 2020


Information current at 17 November 2020. Dear family and friends, We are presented with new challenges as we carefully monitor the community outbreaks of Covid-19 across the northern suburbs and […]

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Latest COVID-19 Update 16 November 2020


Information current at 16 November 2020. Dear family and friends, Today has presented us with new challenges as we carefully monitor the community outbreaks of COVID-19 across the northern suburbs […]

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Helping Hand award finalists


Helping Hand is a finalist in two achievement awards.

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Dietitians Day 2020


Friday 18 September 2020 is Dietitians Day in Australia, designed to celebrate the work of dietitians and their positive impact on health and nutrition. Helping Hand was the first South […]

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Nursing in the Community Week 14-20 September 2020


Nursing in the Community Week is an opportunity to shine a light on the work of our amazing Community Nurses. Many people associate the nursing profession in the context of […]

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Welcome to Professor Brenda Wilson AM, our new Board Chair


Helping Hand warmly welcomes Professor Brenda Wilson AM as its new board chair. Professor Wilson takes over from Rosalie Pace who has retired from the board.

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Helping Hand wins major excellence in aged care award


Helping Hand is thrilled to have won an Excellence in Aged Care Services award in the Organisation category for its student participation program, recognising the provider who has made an […]

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Thanks for Caring on Aged Care Employee Day


On Aged Care Employee Day, now more than ever before, we say thank you.

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State finalist in LASA Awards


Helping Hand is a State finalist in two categories in the 2020 LASA Excellence in Age Services Awards.

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Australian Ageing Agenda interviews Aged Care CEOs


To mark the beginning of the 2020-21 financial year, Australian Ageing Agenda asked the chief executive officers of aged care organisations, including our own CEO Chris Stewart, about the year […]

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Keep updated with Forgotten Australians projects


The Real Care The Second Time Around Project has been developed with Forgotten Australians* by Helping Hand, in partnership with Relationships Australia South Australia (RASA) and Flinders University.

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Royal Commission releases Finance Paper


The Aged Care Royal Commission has released a consultation paper about how aged care is funded in Australia and overseas, and has invited public input on the issues raised.

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COVID-19 restrictions easing at care homes


On Friday 19 June 2020, the State Government amended its Emergency Management (Residential Aged Care Facilities No 6) (COVID 19) Direction. This has allowed for COVID-19 restrictions easing at care […]

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Pilot project to improve palliative care


Just in time for National Palliative Care Week, (24-30 May 2020) Helping Hand is pleased to be the recipient of a grant from the South Australian government for an innovative […]

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National Palliative Care Week 2020


National Palliative Care Week’s theme this year is ‘Palliative Care… It’s more than you think!’.

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Visiting hours extended at residential care homes


On Monday 11 May 2020, an Industry Code for Visiting Residential Aged Care Homes During COVID-19 was released, with details including visiting hours extended.

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Have you had your flu vaccination?


With peak flu season approaching, medical experts are advising that everyone aged six months and over need to have a flu vaccination this year.

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Keep up to date with COVID-19 information


Helping Hand is working with our entire community to keep those in our care safe during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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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 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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