Younger Onset Dementia

24 April 2018 Younger Onset Dementia – By Interchange Australia Consultant, Wendy Hughes What happens when you lose your memories? What do you value when this loss reframes how you’ve lived, and how you will live in the future? How do you conceive of love when you can no longer recognise those who are supposed to…

A New Career in Support Work

20 April 2018 A New Career in Support Work – An Employee’s Perspective – By Interchange Australia Human Resources Manager, Lynne Busby At a recent staff information session, one of our support workers commented that her decision to change careers and become a support worker with Interchange Australia has had a positive impact on her life.…

Jeremy’s Story

15 April 2018 Jeremy’s Story  – By Interchange Australia Support Worker, Tim Riley Sometimes in society, people look at the exterior of a person and make unfair judgement calls of them when they don’t truly know them. This negative mindset works against the ideals of an inclusive society.   When I first met Jeremy he…

Five Ways Festival

The Hidden Wonders will be playing along with six other local bands and singers, including Brooke Archer, Mumma Said Not Too, Polar Opposites, Proximity Effect, F.Kups and Tofu Mafia. Come along to Loseby Park in Bowral on Sunday 15th April for a great day of entertainment. The festival kicks off at 10am with The Hidden…

Changing Home Care Providers

11 April 2018 Changing Home Care Providers From 27 February 2017 all home care packages have been provided to individual older Australians pending an assessment to determine eligibility rather than the previous method where packages were awarded to approved providers via a tender process. This change now gives recipients the ability to choose a provider…

Multiple Sclerosis and Fatigue

6 April 2018 Multiple Sclerosis and Fatigue – By Interchange Australia Consultant, Suzanne Eustace Multiple Sclerosis (MS) affects 23,000 people in Australia. Three times more women are diagnosed with MS than men. MS affects the nervous system and interferes with the nerve impulses within the brain. It can cause neuralgia i.e. pins and needles and…

World Autism Awareness Day

29 March 2018 World Autism Awareness Day 2018 – By Interchange Australia Consultant, Amber Hall World Autism Day is observed each year on 2nd April. The aim of the day is to bring individual organisations assisting people with Autism Spectrum Disorder from around the world together to aid in research, diagnosis, treatment and generating overall…

The Positive Benefits of Swimming and Aquatic Activities

23 March 2018 The Positive Benefits of Swimming and Aquatic Activities – By Interchange Australia Consultant, Amber Hall Swimming and aquatic activities are very popular recreational activities for many Australians. As well as being incredibly fun, they offer abundant positive health benefits. At Interchange Australia we are proud to support our clients participating in swimming and aquatic…