Celebrate our community: Dementia Friendly Queen Street
3 May 2023
Dementia-friendly communities are essential to support the growing number of Australians living with dementia, their carers and families. Queen Street Woollahra is hosting a week-long celebration of people living with dementia – Monday June 19 to Friday June 23. Join us and celebrate our community!
4 April 2023
For the past decade, Katherine has used Holdsworth’s transport services due to her limited mobility, but when she was encouraged to join Wellness Hub, she had reservations. Thankfully, she decided to try, and she’s found the sensitive care and professionalism has helped her maintain her health and independence, plus she enjoyed it much more than she’d expected! The Katherine before Wellness Hub, and the Katherine now: “They’re chalk and cheese,” she says.
Community heroes are happy at Holdsworth
10 March 2023
The Voice Project has announced one of their Best Workplace Awards for 2023, and you might initially picture a funky tech firm with a ping pong table and all-you-can-drink prune juice. But in fact gracing the leader board is a local organisation doing big things for the community and its own people. One of the 2023 Best Workplace Awards goes to: Holdsworth.
8 March 2023
Support Coordinator Yvette is one of the many Holdsworth superstars who make a difference in the community, and she shares why she is so passionate about changing lives, and how trust is always the first step.
Holdsworth Playgroup is expanding to include Rose Bay Cottage
16 February 2023
Holdsworth is thrilled to announce the opening of a brand-new location for Holdsworth Playgroup. Thanks to the generous support from Woollahra Council, Rose Bay Cottage will be another home for Holdsworth Playgroup, starting Wednesday, 22nd February 2023.
26 January 2023
NDIS recipient Carmel has been part of the Holdsworth community for many years, receiving services including Support Coordination, one-on-one support and participating in social groups.
12 December 2022
Lavania participated in our HomeShare program for almost three years, living with home owner Margaret. Holdsworth’s HomeShare is designed to connect housemates for a mutually beneficial living situation, and Lavania’s presence at Margaret’s house meant her family had confidence she was safe and comfortable in her own home, and that Lavania’s wonderful cooking would make Margaret’s evening meal enjoyable when Margert is not at her children’s for dinner!
The Day Dreamers: A short film by Holdworth’s Drama Program
2 December 2022
Through Drama at Holdsworth participants build their confidence, creativity, performance and characterisation skills with new and old friends. And, this year, our drama program was extra special!
25 November 2022
Lisa and her son Ethan attend Holdsworth’s playgroup sessions once or twice a week, and love connecting with other families, exploring new activities and tapping into the expert knowledge of the playgroup team.
9 November 2022
Marie has been involved with Holdsworth since she was a small child. Marie’s NDIS plan incorporates several Holdsworth services, but most importantly for Marie, who thrives on helping others, she’s been a Holdsworth Volunteer in numerous capacities for many years.