Explore the latest news and project updates.

April 10, 2019

Funding Boost for project

In April 2019 the Federal Government announced $500,000 in funding to support Helping Hand to continue work on its Forgotten Australians project Real Care the Second Time Around. The investment will enable a further...

February 18, 2019

Whyalla Home Care Expansion

Helping Hand has expanded its Home Care services in to Whyalla, extending its regional service delivery. Already delivering a range of home care, retirement living and residential care services in areas such as Clare,...

February 4, 2019

Forgotten Australians Position Statement Launch

In late January 2019, the hard work of a dedicated group of Forgotten Australians was recognised with the launch of a Position Statement about the role of aged care services and Forgotten Australians. A...

January 25, 2019

Helping Hand is reviewing its Model of Care

Helping Hand is reviewing its Model of Care and is seeking input from a wide range of stakeholders on some key questions. We would like to hear from older people, members of their families,...

September 5, 2018

Seminar highlights needs of Forgotten Australians

The Listening and Responding to Forgotten Australians Project has gained valuable insights into the needs and challenges in caring for Forgotten Australians through a Listening and Responding to Forgotten Australians Seminar held in July...

August 28, 2018

Acknowledging Forgotten Australians

Language can bring people together but it can also push people apart. As part of this project, we have learnt that not everyone identifies with the term “Forgotten Australians”. As a result, and in...

May 31, 2018

A great response to our LGBTI Position Statement

On the 2018 International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, Intersexism and Transphobia (IDAHOBIT) we launched our LGBTI Position Statement. We have received the following feedback from key stakeholders in the LGBTI and ageing communities: ‘Oh...

May 2, 2018

The beginning of a conversation

This is the beginning of a conversation. It’s a conversation we want to have with you. We are here to listen, embrace your ideas and be guided on the next stage of our development....