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…

Rock the Houses

Don’t miss Rock The Houses – Interchange Australia’s ‘Battle of the Bands’ competition, 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.…

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…

The Importance of Socialisation for Seniors

22 February 2019 The Importance of Socialisation for Seniors – By Interchange Australia Consultant, Wendy Hughes Socialisation is such an important part of everyone’s health and as we age, it is often overlooked for the physical issues that tend to occur. Sadly, as many people age they begin to lose their social contacts through reasons…

The ASDESI Holiday Kids Klub April 2019

The ASDESI Holiday Kids Klub is more than just vacation care. Supervised by qualified and experienced staff, ASDESI Holiday Kids Klub offers activities for kids 6 – 18 years old and their siblings. It’s aimed at building skills and confidence of children and young people in a fun and safe environment. As always, we have…

Seniors Festival 2019

14 February 2019 NSW Seniors Festival 2019: Love Your Life – By Interchange Australia Consultant, Wendy Hughes The NSW Seniors Festival is being celebrated from 13th to 24th February 2019 with the theme ‘Love Your Life‘. Local communities are invited to celebrate by hosting events featuring music, art, recreational activities and much more! Many of…

Respite Services

5 February 2019 Respite Services – By Interchange Australia Consultant, Genevieve Vel Funding for respite is available under the NDIS, however, the terminologies used for “respite” can be a bit confusing for service users. Respite is listed as follows under NDIS: • Short term accommodation and assistance; • Assistance in living arrangements (host family/alternative family)…