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Moving up at Golden Grove

27-09-18

Works continue on schedule at Helping Hand’s new care home at Golden Grove, due to open in April 2019 (weather dependent).

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ZestFest forum: Supported Decision-Making

20-09-18

Helping Hand is proud to present a free forum during COTA SA’s ZestFest 2018. Hosting the event at our Ingle Farm care home, the forum topic of Supported Decision-Making will […]

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The joy of music at Helping Hand

17-08-18

During the 2018 Adelaide Guitar Festival Helping Hand hosted six Resonance performances – part of the Festival’s touring program, taking music to communities who may not otherwise be able to […]

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Launch of new Policy Development document for Supported Decision Making in Aged Care

17-07-18

Supported decision-making aims to assist people with cognitive impairment to stay involved in decision-making about their healthcare. A team of researchers has worked with industry and consumer partners to develop […]

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Forgotten Australians Aged Care Project

21-06-18

Helping Hand is proud to be working on a new project with and for a population group known as ‘Forgotten Australians’.

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Strategic Plan Website

04-06-18

Our latest Strategic Plan has been created with a focus on five strategic areas: Responsive Service Delivery, Culture and Reputation, Growth and Change, Sustainable Business and Workforce. Each of these […]

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Helping Hand Launches LGBTI Position Statement

17-05-18

On the International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, Intersexism and Transphobia (IDAHOBIT), Helping Hand is proud to launch its LGBTI Position Statement.

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Adelaide’s parklands the focus of age-friendly joint project

09-05-18

Adelaide’s parklands are being assessed for their age-friendliness in a partnership between Helping Hand, Office for the Ageing, Adelaide City Council, University of South Australia and community members.

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Free Carer and Respite Information Sessions

08-05-18

Helping Hand is holding Carer and Respite Information Sessions at its northern and western cottage respite locations.

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Helping Hand celebrates 65 years

02-05-18

On Friday 4 May, Helping Hand celebrates 65 years of serving the South Australian community. On that date in 1953, the Constitution was adopted for ‘North Adelaide Home for the […]

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Flu season is here

20-04-18

Flu season has arrived, and this year more than 4.5 million Australians can access a free flu vaccine under the Federal Government’s National Immunisation Program.

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Pharmacist of the Year at Helping Hand

26-03-18

Janet Sluggett has been named 2018 Pharmacist of the Year by the Pharmaceutical Society of Australia SA/NT.

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Australia’s Inaugural Advance Care Planning Week

20-03-18

Helping Hand’s Director of Research and Development Megan Corlis is one of two South Australian Ambassadors for the inaugural Advance Care Planning Week and has also been appointed to the […]

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New home care letter for people on waiting list

05-03-18

People waiting on the national queue for home care will receive a letter three months before they are to be assigned a package to encourage them to plan for services, […]

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$1.9million in funding announced

27-02-18

Minister for Education and Training Simon Birmingham has announced $1.9 million in funding for six new research projects under the Australian Research Council Linkage Project scheme. Helping Hand is a […]

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Golden Grove progress report

23-02-18

The Helping Hand corner is abuzz with activity as the delivery of a new care home passes the six month milestone since construction started.

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Aged care provider offering ‘Helping Hand’ to launch new technology

06-02-18

New technology developed by a collaboration between researchers, students, and experts from some South Australian universities and a local hospital is currently in its final stage of testing with aged […]

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Respite Morning Tea Information Sessions

10-01-18

Helping Hand is holding two free Respite Information Sessions at its northern and western cottage respite locations, designed to provide answers for carers in relation to the range of respite […]

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Len

31-12-17

Len has been volunteering for Helping Hand at Ingle Farm three times a week for five years. He has grown up all around Adelaide playing a lot of backyard cricket […]

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Joe

When Joe Muculj took on his role as a gardener and home maintenance officer he found himself with a serious sense of job satisfaction. And a tan. Prior to working […]

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