Michael and Fay: The Benefits of Support Services

31 October 2018 Michael and Fay: The Benefits of Support Services – By Interchange Australia Marketing Manager, Joseph Lyons Michael and Fay have been recipients of support services from Interchange Australia since 2014, when Fay was diagnosed with dementia and pulmonary fibrosis. They commenced with services under both the domestic assistance program and flexible respite. Fay enjoyed…

Christmas and New Year Activities

  Interchange Australia is excited to announce that it is offering a range of fun, exciting and engaging activities over the Christmas and New Year period! Southern Highlands 24 Dec 18 – Christmas Party and Feast 27 Dec 18 – Day out at Kiama Beach 28 Dec 18 – Cricket Day at Bradman Oval 31…

Occupational Therapy Week

26 October 2018 Occupational Therapy Week – By Interchange Australia Consultant, Suzanne Eustace Occupational Therapy Week helps promote the many ways occupational therapy can help people at all stages of life to reach their potential. This year, OT Week is being celebrated from 21 to 27 October. The World Federation of Occupational Therapists (WFOT) is…

Navigating Aged Care Services

24 October 2018 Navigating Aged Care Services – By Interchange Australia Operations Manager, Anne-Marie Kennedy For the majority of people their home is their castle and is where they feel most comfortable. Even when the ageing process takes hold and managing at home independently becomes increasingly difficult, older Australians want to remain in their own…

Creative Creations Art Exhibition

Throughout the year, our clients have developed their artistic skills through our Creative Creations workshops. Interchange Australia will be hosting an art exhibition to showcase their talent in drawing, painting and the use of various media. Come and view their magnificent works and meet the artists as they create new pieces! Date: Wednesday 28th November…

National Carers Week 2018

17 October 2018 National Carers Week – By Interchange Australia Consultant, Wendy Hughes National Carers Week is being observed from the 14th October to 20th October this year. National Carers Week is an opportunity to recognise and celebrate the outstanding contribution unpaid carers make to our country. There are over 2.7 million family and friend…

RockCan

10 October 2018 RockCan – By Interchange Australia Marketing Manager, Joseph Lyons Since its beginning in 2009, RockCan has drawn bands from the Southern Highlands together for the enjoyment of the local community. RockCan is a platform for young people with and without disability to showcase their musical talents. Many of our clients share a…

World Cerebral Palsy Day

5 October 2018 World Cerebral Palsy Day – By Interchange Australia Consultant, Katie Dobie World Cerebral Palsy Day is observed on the 6th October. The day is an opportunity to take action to raise awareness of cerebral palsy and to celebrate and express pride in the lives and achievements of people with cerebral palsy and…

Our Backyard Blitz Project and the Benefits of Gardening

3 October 2018 Our Backyard Blitz Project & the Benefits of Gardening – By Interchange Australia Coordinator, Felicity Duff Interchange Australia provides a wide range of cultural, physical, social and artistic activities for young adults with a disability. These activities focus on skills development, education and confidence building, leading to increased levels of independence and…