Music Therapy

24 April 2019 Music as therapy is a long established risk free technique for using musical interaction to assist individuals with a wide range of cognitive and emotional challenges to help improve their ability & function. While music is not a cure, it makes a wonderful complimentary or alternate therapy. Music assists with stress relief…

Dementia

18 April 2019 Dementia is the inability to carry out everyday activities as a consequence of diminished cognitive (thinking) ability. Dementia is usually diagnosed if two or more cognitive functions are significantly impaired. People with dementia often experience difficulty solving problems and controlling their emotions. This may be accompanied by personality changes such as agitation…

World Parkinson’s Awareness Month

11 April 2019 World Parkinson’s Awareness Day is observed on April 11 each year. Throughout the entire month of April, events are scheduled worldwide to raise awareness of the condition and to raise funds for research into better treatments and to work towards a cure. More than 80,000 Australian’s have been diagnosed with Parkinson’s and…

Rock the Houses

Don’t miss Rock The Houses – an Interchange Australia concert, featuring participants from Springett, Travis, Kookaburra and Somerset campuses! Date: Tuesday 21st MayTime: 11:00am to 1:00pmVenue: Picton Bowling Club, 10 Cliffe Street, Picton Music is a popular activity for our clients and they participate in a music class on a weekly basis. Each house has…

Success for Sarah!

4 April 2019 Success for Sarah! – By Interchange Australia Consultant, Amber Hall Sarah is an inspiring, bright, witty and friendly young lady who continues to make outstanding achievements in her life! Sarah’s ongoing commitment and determination to increase her fitness and improve her health, has resulted in her remarkable achievement of losing 36kgs over…