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Ian Hardy CEO has announced his retirement


Helping Hand announced on Tuesday the retirement of long standing CEO Ian Hardy at the end of 2018.

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Moving up at Golden Grove


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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 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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