Anxiety

23 August 2017 Anxiety – By Interchange Australia Consultant, Anne-Marie Kennedy Anxiety is more than just feeling stressed or worried. While stress and anxious feelings are a common response to a situation where we feel under pressure, they usually pass once the stressful situation has passed, or ‘stressor’ is removed. Anxiety is when these anxious…

The Importance of Peer Support

11 August 2017 The Importance of Peer Support – By Interchange Australia Consultant, Debra Burford Many people with disability have experienced loneliness and isolation, this has been well documented in government reports for many decades. In 2012, the Disability Council summarised the finding of a report following extensive research on social inclusion to conclude: “The…

Our Hospital to Home Services

9 August 2017 Our Hospital to Home Services – By Interchange Australia Consultant, Anne-Marie Kennedy One of the leading causes of hospital readmission or slow post-hospitalisation recovery is the lack of proper support following a hospital discharge. Whether you are transitioning directly home after a hospitalisation or moving through the care continuum via a rehabilitation or…

Our Uniform: Flexibility and Choice

3 August 2017 Our Uniform: Flexibility and Choice – By Interchange Australia Human Resources Manager, Lynne Busby Interchange Australia is committed to providing the opportunity for choice wherever possible.  This includes providing choice to our staff who can choose to wear the Interchange Australia uniform or not.  This option for choice also extends to our clients…