Seniors Festival Luncheon 2017

Interchange Australia is delighted to invite you to a luncheon at Springett House on Tuesday 7th March to celebrate Seniors Festival 2017. The luncheon will be prepared by the Men’s Cooking Group, one of our social support groups. The men meet every week to learn new recipes, prepare a variety of meals and socialise. Come…

Navigating the Maze: How to Access Aged and Disability Care Services

7 December 2016 Navigating the Maze: How to access aged and disability care services – By Interchange Australia Consultant, Anne-Marie Kennedy Interchange Australia has been providing government funded and private care and support services for younger people with disability, older people, carers and other eligible people. At Interchange Australia we understand just how difficult it…

Support Coordination

27 January 2017 Support Coordination – By Interchange Australia Consultant, Katie Dobie At Interchange Australia a Support Coordinator can work with you to develop a tailored plan that will meet your needs and enable you to achieve your goals. Support Coordinators play a vital role in linking NDIS participants to local services and resources. If…

Choosing Your My Aged Care Provider

1 December 2016 Choosing Your My Aged Care Provider – By Interchange Australia Consultant, Wendy Hughes The introduction of the second phase of My Aged Care on 1st July 2015, meant people over 65 years who required support to continue living at home, needed to register with My Aged Care. Many of Interchange Australia’s home existing clients…

Increasing Choice in Home Care

12 January 2017 Increasing Choice in Home Care – By Interchange Australia Consultant, Anne-Marie Kennedy The Australian Government subsidises the cost of a range of different aged care services to support older Australians, no matter what their needs might be. One of these services is a home care package. Home care packages help older Australians…

Maintaining Brain Fitness

31 January 2017 Maintaining Brain Fitness – Written By Wendy Hughes, Interchange Australia Consultant We all have those moments of forgetting where we put the car keys, or what the person’s name we spoke to in the supermarket was…it can be frustrating and, if we are being honest, we tend to spiral into drama mode imagining we are…

Interchange Australia Welcomes the National Disability Insurance Scheme to our Region – Part 2

17 November 2016 Interchange Australia Welcomes the National Disability Insurance Scheme to Our Region – Part 2 – By Interchange Australia Consultant, Penny Anderson The NDIS is now being rolled out in the South West Sydney (SWS) region, which is home to many people and families who receive support from Interchange Australia. At present, several…

Interchange Australia Welcomes the National Disability Insurance Scheme to our Region – Part 1

15 November 2016 Interchange Australia Welcomes the National Disability Insurance Scheme to Our Region – Part 1, By Interchange Australia Consultant, Penny Anderson The NDIS is now being rolled out in the South West Sydney (SWS) region, which is home to many people and families who receive support from Interchange Australia. The scheme, which began…