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Time Management Skills

Time management is a learnable skill. The OATS Principle gives us a simple process for writing down and planning the things you need to do. OATS Stands for: Outcomes Activities Time Schedule The first step in OATS planning is to decide what you want to be different at the end of tomorrow or next week,…

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Your Home Care Choices

Are you: Wanting to stay connected to an existing group or meet new people? Needing some help washing and dressing? Physically active but limited by transport? Needing some help around the home? HSS have been helping people to stay in their home with the support that they need for over 25 years. We understand that…

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Victor’s Story – Home Care Packages

Victor is in his late 60s and unfortunately is no longer able to drive.  This meant that Victor had no way of attending his weekly dance classes, which were the one thing he loved doing.  Victor has always been a very active, social and independent person however recently he has been finding simple tasks like shopping,…

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St Joseph’s Refuge – Back to Grandeur

Home Support Services (HSS) has been fortunate enough to purchase St Joseph’s Refuge (82 Wattle Street Fullarton).   HSS is an industry leader in Home Healthcare with over 25 years of experience caring for South Australians in their homes. We are delighted to be the new custodians of this magnificent building. We are also dedicated…

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Get More Coverage – 4 Strain Flu Vaccine

What’s the difference between the 4-strain and 3-strain flu vaccines? Each year, there are certain flu viruses that are more common than others. The ones that are most likely to cause illness in the upcoming flu season are selected for that season’s flu vaccine. The 3-strain flu vaccines only cover 3 of them, but the…

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Hay Fever – reduce your symptoms

Hay fever is an allergic inflammation of the nasal airways called Allergic Rhinitis.  It is caused by allergens including pollen, dust or animal fur is inhaled by anyone with a sensitised immune system.  The allergen then triggers various antibodies to create an allergic reaction with symptoms similar to that of a cold or flu. The…

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Vitamin D – helping maintain our overall health

Vitamin D is a very important factor in determining and assisting us to maintain overall health. Function of adequate Vitamin D levels: Helps maintain healthy bones and teeth by aiding calcium absorption Boosts our immunity Supports healthy skin and muscle strength Supports heart health and helps lower blood pressure, total and “bad” LDL cholesterol Protects…

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