Share a Smile!

4 March 2018 Share a Smile! – By Interchange Australia Consultant, Wendy Hughes On my way into work on the first day of March, the local radio station announced it was ‘National Share a Smile Day,’ so I emailed a BIG smiley face to colleagues in our Interchange Australia office. Needless to say I received…

A Rewarding Career in Support Work: Meet Tracey

4 April 2018 A Rewarding Career in Support Work: Meet Tracey – By Interchange Australia Human Resources Manager, Lynne Busby In the first week of Tracey’s employment we received feedback from several clients that she was very efficient and professional. We often receive positive feedback from clients about our staff, but this feedback was received…

Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

23 February 2018 Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month – By Interchange Australia Consultant, Anne-Marie Kennedy Each February the important topic of ovarian cancer is highlighted through Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month. In 2018 it is estimated over 1600 Australian women will be diagnosed with ovarian cancer. Of those women it is estimated just over a 1000 will…

Occupational Therapy

21 February 2017 Occupational Therapy – By Interchange Australia Consultant, Suzanne Eustace Many people struggle to identify the differences between Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy (OT) as the two professions promote essential hands on rehabilitation to help clients. Physiotherapists improve the ability to perform movement of the human body and treat the actual impairment. Occupational Therapists focus…

ASDESI Carers Network

ASDESI Carers Network – 24th April 2018 We warmly welcome parents, carers and children to attend these interactive sessions to share their knowledge and experiences, including becoming an NDIS participant. The ASDESI Carers Network will be held once a month between 5pm and 6pm at Springett Studio, 518 Moss Vales Road, Burradoo. Whilst parents are engaged in…

Shelley the Achiever!

16 February 2018 Shelley the achiever! – By Interchange Australia Consultant, Amber Hall Shelley is an enthusiastic young woman with a cheeky sense of humour. Her positive energy is contagious whether she is dancing at dinner groups, singing, performing with the Stage Fright Players drama group, working with horses or swimming! Shelley has been a…

Osteoporosis, Osteopenia and Sarcopenia

14 February 2018 Osteoporosis,  Osteopenia and Sarcopenia – By Interchange Australia Consultant, Wendy Hughes Osteoporosis, osteopenia and sarcopenia are conditions associated with ageing and contribute to the higher risk of falls, fractures and debilitation. Osteoporosis occurs when bones lose minerals more rapidly than our body can replace them, causing our bones to become brittle.  Approximately…