Using our listening skills to combat loneliness.

By Home Care Heroes Team • January 16, 2019

Sometimes when people feel lonely, it is a result of feeling as if they have no one to turn to with their ups and their downs. Not having a place to go or a person to share your experience with can make a person feel all the more isolated.

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Communicating without saying a word

By Home Care Heroes Team • January 13, 2019

1 in 6 Australians are affected by hearing loss & 30,000 Australians experience complete hearing loss altogether. Living without a sense creates great adaptability in a person, and for those who live with hearing loss. Sign language is a way of communicating with others both with hearing & without.

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Tips for NDIS Goal Setting

By Home Care Heroes Team • January 10, 2019

With the New Year well underway, it’s a great time to think about what you want to achieve this year, and how you’re going to achieve it – a great time to set some goals! Goals describe what you want to achieve, develop or learn.

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Our Mental health alongside Social Isolation

By Home Care Heroes Team • January 10, 2019

Far too often in our society, we let social media label the happiness of an individual or a group. What we 'see' on platforms like Instagram and Facebook lead us to believe that some of those we 'follow' are perfectly happy and have their lives so effortlessly put together.

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Let the New Year bring you a Cape

By Home Care Heroes Team • January 3, 2019

With new year's resolutions on your mind as 2019 comes about, don't think of just the things you want to get rid of or stop doing, but also consider the opportunity to add new things, new people and new routine into your life.

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New Year, New Hero

By Home Care Heroes Team • December 26, 2018

As 2019 creeps up on us during the busy holiday season, there is so much to think about and so much to do! Amidst all of the fun festivities and chaotic times that come with the celebratory season, it is important to take time for yourself and for your loved ones. One of the best ways to do this...

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How to be more Inclusive this Christmas

By Alyssa Wynants • December 19, 2018

While most of us are busy preparing for all these things, it’s easy to forget how lucky we really are. For some people, Christmas time represents none of these things. It can be a time of loneliness and grief. Here are a few ways to be more inclusive during Christmas.

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Loneliness affecting Young Australian Adults

By Home Care Heroes Team • December 11, 2018

Access to communication technology is becoming easier but we are becoming continually feeling lonely. Studies shows that young adults around the world increasingly feel lonely or disconnected. Australia is also facing this global social issue, with our young adults experiencing loneliness.

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#herostories: Our SuperHero, Valentina.

By Home Care Heroes Team • December 5, 2018

Meet Val, our superhero. She's been an outstanding hero with many experiences with different members of the Home Care Heroes Community. Valentina explains what drove her decision to join Home Care Heroes, her favourite experience and what she's learnt from being a hero. Read about her experience here.

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By Home Care Heroes Team • November 28, 2018

In July 2017, HCH was selected to be part of a grant by the Australian Government to become Be Connected Providers. The Program was established to help more people to be more connected. HCH help individuals to develop their digital skills and confidence through various devices and online platforms.

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