Community survey confirms: Holdsworth cares

30 November 2023

At Holdsworth, we’re here for community. So when our community shares feedback, we listen.

In our recent Customer Satisfaction Survey, we’re proud to share that feedback was overwhelmingly positive, and pinpointed the care, attentiveness and respect our team extends to all participants. We are deeply grateful to the 203 people who participated in the survey and provided honest feedback.

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Let’s navigate new possibilities together! Donate today

20 November 2023

At Holdsworth, we connect people with possibility. And your donations are behind those possibilities, enabling people in the community to live fulfilling lives. That’s why we need your help in the lead-up to the end of the year, as we continue the work we’re doing to ensure we support those most vulnerable.

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Eda’s Story

8 November 2023

Eda is a Holdsworth participant who has been receiving support through the Commonwealth Home Support Program for several years. Recently she participated in the Wellness Hub – a free program run by Holdsworth to support older people through allied health and clinical support services, and additional help at home. Through Wellness Hub Eda was connected with a volunteer who helped bring her balcony garden back to life after a stressful situation, allowing her to feel content in her home again.

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Aged Care Quality Audit confirms: Holdsworth provides dignity and choice for our community

21 September 2023

At Holdsworth, we support people to maintain their independence and enhance their quality of life. At the heart of achieving this is providing dignity and choice to the people we work alongside. The Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission exists to protect the needs, dignity and choice of those in the community we support, and we are proud to have been found compliant across all areas of their recent Performance Report.

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Miya’s Story

13 September 2023

Holdsworth volunteer Miya is a passionate advocate for those living with Dementia in the community. Miya first connected with Holdsworth while supporting her father through Dementia – with Holdsworth fondly referred to as his ‘club’. She supports Dementia Australia and the Woollahra Dementia Alliance to help businesses become Dementia-friendly, a topic close to heart after the many small things local businesses did to create a welcoming space for her father, including his favourite cafe creating a special ‘Bob’s Menu’.

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An update on Holdsworth HomeShare

20 July 2023

Since 2019, HomeShare offered incredible benefits to 54 people. These matches saw improvements in quality of life, peace of mind and support for families and carers, and an affordable housing solution. During this time, Holdsworth was grateful for the support from grant funders and philanthropists who believed in it as a service offering in their community. Holdsworth would like to thank all our grant funders.

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Celebrate our community: Dementia Friendly Queen Street

10 July 2023

In a heartwarming display of unity and support, Holdsworth in collaboration with the Woollahra Dementia Alliance and Woollahra Council, hosted its first ever week-long event, transforming Queen Street to raise awareness about dementia and its aims of creating a dementia friendly community in Woollahra.

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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!

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Katherine’s Story

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.

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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.

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