Our Thriving Musicians

29 June 2017 Interchange Australia: Our Thriving Musicians! – By Interchange Australia Consultant, Amber Hall Music is a powerful medium of expression and offers a whole range of benefits to people’s lives. At Interchange Australia we are delighted to provide musical programs to ensure our clients are learning and gaining confidence in nurturing musical skills…

Work, Health & Safety: Interchange Australia’s Initiatives

27 June 2017 Work, Health & Safety: Interchange Australia’s Initiatives – By Interchange Australia Consultant, Wendy Hughes Work Health and Safety is a major consideration for Interchange Australia. The Commonwealth and every State and Territory have legislation that governs health and safety practices in our workplaces. The legislation sets the parameters for specific responsibilities to…

Understanding Dementia: Information and Support

15 June 2017 Understanding Dementia: Information and Support Services – By Interchange Australia Consultant, Wendy Hughes It is well documented that people with dementia can benefit from activities that engage their minds and allow them to mix with others. Interchange Australia offers both government-funded and private service for people with dementia and their carers including a…

Autism: Aidan’s Story

7 June 2017 Autism: Aidan’s story 28% of National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)  participants have autism, making it the second largest disability group in the NDIS.  Work is being undertaken to develop National Guidelines for Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) diagnosis that will align with requirements for the NDIS and will provide a pathway for children and…