What should I expect in a Support Worker?

August 10, 2020

You may be in a situation where you have never needed support at home before, or perhaps the person you have been caring for at home now needs more than you are able to offer due to ageing or failing health. Support workers are individuals who have a genuine desire

Understanding Support Staff

August 3, 2020

Living with a disability in a community can be challenging, not only because of how a disability can influence normal everyday functioning, but when there is a need to ask for and accept support from a paid employee, it becomes another level of challenge. We all have our own ways

What are the challenges in delivering  palliative care at home

July 24, 2020

  When a family member is dying you want to ensure they receive the best possible care in their last moments. As part of this, you have to decide where they live out their final days, which can be an extremely tough decision to make. For some, going into an

Assisting MS Clients

July 9, 2020

Do you or someone you know suffer from MS? We know that it can be incredibly confronting trying to understand an illness you are not familiar with. Senior Helpers National are here to help assist you with understanding what you are dealing with and to let you know that it’s

Senior Helpers and COVID-19 Preparedness

May 10, 2020

It is such good news to see that the number of new infections is slowing and that recoveries are increasing across Australia. Senior Helpers celebrates this achievement through vigilance, social distancing and most importantly, being vigilant with hand washing and cleansing. For Senior Helpers, there have been further steps and