NEWS AND INFORMATION

Keep up to date with the latest SACARE news as well as blogs related to the disability industry and stories from our community.

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Fighting Women’s Mental Health This Liptember

September? No, Liptember! For all of September, Australia is supporting women’s mental health. You may have noticed the great campaign that the women’s AFL have shared across social media and on TV this month, if not, watch it here. So as September comes to a close, we thought it would be a great idea to ask our SACARE blogger and Briarholm resident Alice, what makes her happy.  

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How to Care For a Loved One With Dementia

Today is World Alzheimer’s Day, a day to raise awareness about Alzheimer’s and dementia. Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of dementia which affects approximately 160 000 Australian’s. If you have a parent or grandparent who is currently suffering with it, you will know that it is an incredibly challenging and frightening time for the family. So how do you care for a loved one who’s suffering with it? Here are our tips from the SACARE community.  

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Why Work Experience is Important for Individuals Living With a Disability

The benefits of work experience for young individuals are crucial in order to open doors to career pathways. Disabled people in the workforce unfortunately do not have as many opportunities to experience work in whatever industry, however more than ever, we’re overcoming this issue. It’s incredibly important that employers consider hiring anyone who has enthusiasm to try, no matter what limitations they have.  

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Spina Bifida Awareness Week: Lisa's Story

Spina what? Spina Bifida. You may have never heard about this disability, even though you may have passed by someone in a wheelchair with it, a staggering 150 Australian babies each year are born with it. This week is Spina Bifida Awareness week, and it’s the perfect opportunity to introduce Lisa, a member in SACARE’s community, and a wonderful soul from Adelaide.