The Importance of Workplace Communication

28 September 2018 The Importance of Workplace Communication – By Interchange Australia Human Resources Manager, Lynne Busby There are many ways to pass on information within the workplace – face to face, email, phone, text, website, social media and/or via an intranet. In an effort to continue to reach out to our employees and expand…

Medical Alert Systems

26 September 2018 Medical Alert Systems – By Interchange Australia Consultant, Suzanne Eustace If you are frail, have limited mobility or suffer from a debilitating illness, you may consider using a personal alarm system of which there are a multitude of options to choose from. Basically, they are all medical alert systems—where the press of…

Dementia Awareness Month

19 September 2018 Dementia Awareness Month – By Interchange Australia Consultant, Wendy Hughes September is Dementia Awareness Month, a national awareness-raising campaign held every year in Australia. The term dementia is used to describe the symptoms of a large group of illnesses that cause a progressive decline in a person’s functioning such as memory loss,…

Mary-Anne: Achieving Her Goals with Interchange Australia

12 September 2018 Mary-Anne: Achieving Her Goals with Interchange Australia – By Interchange Australia Consultant, Katie Dobie Mary-Anne is a lady with Cerebral Palsy who began receiving support services from Interchange Australia in early 2014. Prior to becoming a client of Interchange Australia, Mary-Anne worked at Welby Garden Centre four days per week. Mary-Anne rarely…

Ageing Well

7 September 2018 Ageing Well – By Interchange Australia Consultant, Wendy Hughes A colleague and I attended an Ageing Well Seminar this week run by Neuroscience Research Australia (NeuRA). NeuRA is an independent medical research institute based in Sydney. There were four presenters who all spoke about various subjects concerning ageing, and NeuRA’s continued research.…

National Stroke Week

5 September 2018 National Stroke Week – By Interchange Australia Consultant, Anne-Marie Kennedy National Stroke Week from 4 to 10 September 2018 raises awareness of stroke which is Australia’s second single greatest killer, with over 60,000 strokes occurring every year. What is a stroke? A stroke happens when blood supply to the brain is interrupted.…