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.
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!
Navigating My Aged Care: Commonwealth Home Support Programme
2 November 2022
At Holdsworth, we’re here to help you make the most out of the Commonwealth Home Support Program and support you to stay active, get social, feel safe or find connections.
28 September 2022
Joan and her Support Worker Peter share why Holdsworth’s services, including transport and other services under the Commonwealth Home Support Program, play such a vital role in people’s lives. Joan accesses transport services through Holdsworth, and Peter helps her regularly with shopping, appointments and whatever meticulous list of tasks Joan has created that week!
3 August 2022
Young-at-heart Michelle utilises Holdsworth’s Community Transport to get her to medical appointments and stays connected with the community (and has some fun) with our Wednesday Wellbeing group.
Meet Bernie & Cale
29 June 2022
As part of Holdsworth’s HomeShare program, Bernie shares his home with university student Cale – a living situation they both consider adds value to their lives.
How to access aged care services
11 March 2022
Government-funded aged care services are available to Australians over 65 and to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders over 50, who are registered on my Aged Care to assist with their daily lives.
8 fun activities for people living with dementia in 2022
3 March 2022
Hobbies are a critical part of health and wellbeing, and this doesn’t change for someone living with dementia. Meaningful activities are a great opportunity for people living with dementia to have fun, improve social connections and boost their overall wellbeing.