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The Future of Mental Health Support Worker in Australia

The Future of Mental Health Support in Australia In recent years, there has been a growing recognition of the importance of mental health support in Australia. As we step into 2024, the field of mental health support is witnessing significant advancements and innovations. From technological breakthroughs to new therapeutic interventions,

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Personal Care Hacks That Will Blow Your Mind

Personal Care Hacks That Will Blow Your Mind, Support Workers Spill Their Secrets Welcome to the world of personal care hacks that will revolutionise your self-care routine! In this blog, we have teamed up with experienced support workers from Closer Care to uncover their best-kept secrets. Get ready to be

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Empowering NDIS Participants with Personal Care

Empowering NDIS Participants with Closer Care Support Services In Australia, the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) plays a crucial role in providing support and services to individuals with disabilities. Among the various forms of assistance, personal care is an essential aspect of promoting independence, dignity, and well-being for NDIS participants.

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Developing Social Skills & Connections through Group Art Therapy

Developing Social Skills & Connections through Group Art Therapy for Individuals with Disabilities Art therapy has proven to be a powerful tool in promoting personal growth, expression, and emotional well-being among individuals with disabilities. When implemented in a group setting, art therapy can also provide an avenue for building connections

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The Role of Technology in Mental Health Support

The Role of Technology in Mental Health Support In today’s fast-paced world, technology has become an integral part of our daily lives, revolutionising various industries, including mental health support. As the demand for accessible and personalised care grows, mental health support workers are increasingly turning to innovative tools, apps, and

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A Guide for Navigating the Social Work Landscape

A Guide for Navigating the Social Work Landscape When it comes to seeking assistance, navigating the social work landscape can be overwhelming. With different types of social workers and specialties, finding the right professional who can meet your specific needs is crucial. In this comprehensive guide, we will delve into

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Closer Care monthly info session – July 2022

Closer Care July Info Session: Some of Closer Care’s permanent support staff were offered exciting opportunities during the months of May and June for personal and professional development, namely:  Attending in person a two-day comprehensive training course offered by Birchtree called ‘Long Limbs of Trauma’ which covered understanding trauma and

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Closer Care monthly info session – June 2022

Closer Care June Info session:    What does it really take to be an exceptional Disability Support Worker? Working as a disability support worker is one of the most rewarding occupations you can pursue. It’s about contributing in a positive way to someone’s life, going above service delivery toward developing

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International Human Rights Day

‘Human Rights Day commemorates the day the General Assembly of the UN adopted and proclaimed the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. The UDHR is one of UN’s major achievements as well as the first enunciation of human rights across the world.’ The world celebrates Human Rights Day to raise awareness

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National Families Week 16th May – 22nd May

Each year, over 100,000 people and 100s of organisations like Closer Care celebrate National Families Week (16th – 22nd May) – Australia’s annual celebration of families. National Families Week is a time to celebrate with your family, make contact with your extended family and friends, and share in the enjoyment

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Closer Care monthly info session – March 2022

Closer Care has introduced monthly info sessions starting March 2022 where we share our updates, vision, and changes with all members of our community, so that you are aware of all that is happening with Closer Care.   Support worker emotional and mental wellbeing  The health and safety of everyone

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Coastrek 2022

Sydney: Friday, 25 March – Eastern Beaches ‘IT’S TIME TO TAKE A WALK ON THE WILD SIDE’ OVERVIEW: A great hiking event for women in aid of charity proudly sponsored by Beyond Blue.  You can choose to hike 30km, 45km or 60km with family members, friends and/or work colleagues in

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