Fall Prevention for Older Adults

October 2, 2020

Anyone can have a fall, but falls are a major health concern for older people. Falls in older adults are the leading cause of unintentional injury in Australia. One in five cases require hospitalisation and in more severe cases can be fatal. If someone has fallen it isn’t because they

Appreciation for disability support workers

August 24, 2020

This month Senior Helpers are celebrating the work of our Aged Care Workers. However, we also have an excellent team of disability support workers who are great ambassadors for Senior Helpers. We appreciate the work of ALL of our staff in supporting not only our older clients, but our clients

A day in the life of a Support Worker

August 17, 2020

Have you ever wondered what it is like to be a disability support worker in the community? You see them at each booked appointment and while most are ready and happy for their time with you, let’s see if we can share a little of what life CAN be like

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