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International Day of People with Disability 2023: A Call for Positive Change

On December 3rd, the world celebrated International Day of People with Disability (IDPwD), a date of immense significance. This year’s theme for IDPwD, “United in action to rescue and achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) for, with, and by people with disabilities,” highlights the collective effort needed to create a more equitable world for individuals […]

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How to Support Participants with PTSD: A Guide for Disability Support Workers

Introduction: As a dedicated disability support worker, you play a crucial role in enhancing the lives of participants with various needs and challenges. Some individuals you assist may have Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), a condition stemming from traumatic experiences that can significantly impact their daily lives. In this comprehensive guide, we will explore strategies and

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10 Essential Things You Must Know About PTSD

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is a mental health condition that can affect individuals who have experienced or witnessed traumatic events. While it’s a complex and often misunderstood condition, increasing awareness is crucial. In this comprehensive guide, we’ll delve into the ten essential things you must know about PTSD, from its symptoms and causes to treatment

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National Carers Week – Recognise and celebrate carers across Australia from 15 – 21 October

Celebrating the Unsung Heroes: National Carers Week 2023 When we discuss the pillars of society, often, we think of the visible figures that shape our communities – from medical professionals to educators. Yet, there exists a vast group of individuals who, in their quiet, persistent ways, form a cornerstone of our community’s wellbeing. They are

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Key takeaways from the Disability Royal Commission’s final report

On Friday, September 29, the Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect, and Exploitation of People with Disability presented its final report to the public. For over four years, Trusted Care & Support Services has welcomed, supported, and actively contributed to the vital work of the Disability Royal Commission (DRC). We encouraged and facilitated the participation

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Everything You Need to Know About ADHD

Introduction: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a neurodevelopmental disorder that affects millions of people worldwide. It impacts both children and adults, making it essential to understand its complexities, challenges, and available support. In this comprehensive guide, we will explore everything you need to know about ADHD, its symptoms, causes, diagnosis, treatment, and how Trusted

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A Decade of NDIS: Celebrating Progress and Advocating for Improvement

As we approached the tenth anniversary of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) on July 1st, it’s a fitting time to reflect on the journey and assess its effectiveness. The NDIS, often referred to as “the largest social reform since Medicare,” was a landmark initiative that resulted from the efforts of people with disabilities, allies,

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