Social Inclusion Week 2018

28 November 2018 Social Inclusion Week – By Interchange Australia Marketing Manager, Joseph Lyons 2018 marks the 10th anniversary celebration of Social Inclusion Week. Social Inclusion Week runs from 24th November to 2nd December. Social Inclusion Week was created by Dr Jonathon Welch AM with the aim to assist all Australians to feel included and…

Assisting People with Cognitive Impairment

21 November 2018 Assisting People with Cognitive Impairment – By Interchange Australia Consultant, Wendy Hughes Thankfully in our communities we are becoming more aware of the needs of people with dementia, both young and old. However, they still sometimes experience strange looks, reactions and comments when out and about. The recent Invictus Games opened many…

Sensory Awareness: Aids for Poor Eyesight

14 November 2018 Sensory Awareness: Aids for Poor Eyesight – By Interchange Australia Consultant, Suzanne Eustace Every day, 28 Australians are diagnosed with permanent vision loss – of those, 9 will become blind. Guide Dogs NSW/ACT can supply participants with mobility aids that enable or improve independent travel. Importantly, their orientation and mobility specialists can assist and…

Michael and Fay: The Benefits of Support Services

31 October 2018 Michael and Fay: The Benefits of Support Services – By Interchange Australia Marketing Manager, Joseph Lyons Michael and Fay have been recipients of support services from Interchange Australia since 2014, when Fay was diagnosed with dementia and pulmonary fibrosis. They commenced with services under both the domestic assistance program and flexible respite. Fay enjoyed…

Christmas and New Year Activities

  Interchange Australia is excited to announce that it is offering a range of fun, exciting and engaging activities over the Christmas and New Year period! Southern Highlands 24 Dec 18 – Christmas Party and Feast 27 Dec 18 – Day out at Kiama Beach 28 Dec 18 – Cricket Day at Bradman Oval 31…

Occupational Therapy Week

26 October 2018 Occupational Therapy Week – By Interchange Australia Consultant, Suzanne Eustace Occupational Therapy Week helps promote the many ways occupational therapy can help people at all stages of life to reach their potential. This year, OT Week is being celebrated from 21 to 27 October. The World Federation of Occupational Therapists (WFOT) is…

Navigating Aged Care Services

24 October 2018 Navigating Aged Care Services – By Interchange Australia Operations Manager, Anne-Marie Kennedy For the majority of people their home is their castle and is where they feel most comfortable. Even when the ageing process takes hold and managing at home independently becomes increasingly difficult, older Australians want to remain in their own…

Creative Creations Art Exhibition

Throughout the year, our clients have developed their artistic skills through our Creative Creations workshops. Interchange Australia will be hosting an art exhibition to showcase their talent in drawing, painting and the use of various media. Come and view their magnificent works and meet the artists as they create new pieces! Date: Wednesday 28th November…