Art: A way to reconnect

Damien, is an 18-year-old traditional Aboriginal participant from Kintore Community (also known as Walungurru) receiving supports from Assured Home Care (AHC). Damien’s story is a great example of how our support services, including Supported Independent Living (SIL) and Support Coordination (SC), can help individuals explore their creative side and connect with their heritage. At AHC, […]

Assured Home Care Opens in the Eyre Peninsula

Reaching a key milestone in its growth, Assured Home Care (AHC) has now opened services in South Australia’s Eyre Peninsula region, more specifically in Whyalla. Part of AHC’s strategic plan includes the expansion to regional South Australia and opening business in Whyalla is another step in making sure AHC’s services is another option available for […]

Stroke Week

Earlier this year, many of you would know, that Michael, DeJong, one of AHC directors, had a stroke… “It was not really a normal day”, Michael states, “I dropped Julie off at Ashford hospital for a day procedure, and I woke up feeling unwell. I told myself I would head back to bed once I […]

Foot Mechanic Orthotics-Making a Difference

Andrew Scott of Foot Mechanic Orthotics in Adelaide provides custom-fit shoes catering to people with a disability and a variety of foot conditions for comfort, support, and pain relief. The shoes, made in Germany, draw on the skills of orthopaedic specialists, sports physicians, biomechanics and orthopaedic footwear technicians. Why Foot Mechanic Orthotics ? Foot Mechanic […]

Drama Empowers Disability Student

Jeshua is a young man with Autism and a mild intellectual disability, however this has not stopped him pursuing his love of drama. Even difficulty with verbal communication couldn’t hold him back, with performing has assisted his speech skills. Jeshua’s love of drama and acting started in primary school with school concerts and Wakakkri Competitions, […]

Disability no Barrier to Extraordinary Creativity

People with a disability, including individuals from Assured Home Care services, have experienced the magical world of art at The Changing Canvas Glenelg art classes in Glenelg. Owner Maggie Domarecki and her dedicated team of artists assist people with all different types of abilities, to create an array of artworks. Maggie’s classes accommodate individual passions […]

New Fashion Label Creating Change in Providing Dignity for Disabilities

Dignity for Disabilities was the Motivation Catchy Covers Clothing specialise in making fashionable, adaptive and dignified clothing for people of all ages with disabilities and more senior citizens, that enable clients to eat, work and play with dignity. Owner Erika Pfaff started the business after a friend who was support worker in the disability sector, […]

Unleashing Student Potential

Indie School Elizabeth is a school offering students on the Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and others the opportunity to engage in learning, after previously having fallen through the gaps at other schools. Often students on the Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and those with intellectual disabilities can struggle at some schools with average student attendance prior to enrolling […]

Inclusive Kitchen is a Winner

Sprout Cooking School offers inclusive classes tailored to meet the needs of those with physical or intellectual disabilities, to create a range of dishes as Jett our Assured Home Care volunteer discovered recently. “We have seasonal classes for people to book and over time, the school has also helped foster friendships. For example, two women […]

Isaac’s Story

19-year-old Isaac Della-Torre’s mum, Annie, originally took her son to Semaphore Surf Life Saving Club to volunteer at the canteen. Now he’s on a fast-track to becoming a lifesaver. Since Isaac loves to clean and serve, this energetic Adelaide teenager originally thought he would volunteer to work in the club’s canteen but after acquiring his […]

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