Early bird rego extended for World Congress

We’ve just received the exciting news that the Commonwealth Assistant Minister for Social Services, Senator the Hon Mitch Fifield has accepted HANZA’s invitation to officially open the World Congress on Thursday 5th November. Senator Fifield has responsibility for disabilities and […]

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4th World Homeshare Congress

Successful Homeshare programs from around the globe are coming to Melbourne on 5th and 6th November 2015 for the 4th World Homeshare Congress. For the first time in World Homeshare Congress history, the event is taking place outside of Europe, […]

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Homeshare International Newsletter – June 2015

Read all the latest Homeshare news from the UK and Europe in the June edition of Homeshare International’s newsletter. Click here.

Herald Sun meets Olympia and Rose

The Herald Sun is the latest media outlet to profile Homeshare, recently talking to Olympia and Rose who have been matched through Care Connect in Melbourne. Read more about their arrangement by clicking here.

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ABC 702 Sydney profiles Homeshare

When 89-year-old Melbourne grandmother Barbara started falling over in her home, because of hip problems, she knew her days of living alone were over. But an innovative homesharing program in Victoria that matches young people with older people put her […]

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Homeshare featured in Domain

Fairfax real estate supplement Domain has profiled three Homeshare programs run by Wesley Mission Victoria, UnitingCare lifeAssist and Care Connect. The article discusses how the programs are designed to mutually benefit those involved, helping to bridge the gap between independent […]

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New Homeshare program launch

One of the new Homeshare programs funded by the Victorian Dept. of Health launched its service in May 2014 with much fanfare and excitement. “A great new opportunity now exists in Melbourne’s east for people over 65 or with a disability […]

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Another O.A.M. for HANZA

Carmel Hurst OAM – “I have decided that this is no time for modesty. I too, like Beris Campbell, have been awarded an Order of Australia Medal. My medal is awarded for my work in bringing Homeshare to Australia. In […]

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HANZA Community of Practice – Sharing Experience

The value of sharing experience and wisdom was so evident in our first CoP tele-meeting held on 30th January 2013. The major topic of discussion was the challenges of working with Homeshare participants to help clarify expectations of each other […]

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Client directed care and Homeshare

HANZA members have been considering the topic of Client Directed Care (CDC) and its implications for Homeshare programs. CDC is being formally introduced into the delivery of aged care packages and funding will henceforth be dependent on its inclusion. We know […]

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