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From STEPtember and beyond: How we care for our complex needs clients

By Afea Care Services

This month, many of us Afeans are doing the STEPtember challenge to raise funds for people with cerebral palsy. We’re ...

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How we’re providing virtual disability support services during lockdown

By Afea Care Services

Many of our clients need daily disability support services and they are continuing during lockdown. We are doing everything we ...

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How Supported Independent Living helps you achieve your goals

By Simone Kealy

If your goal is to increase your independence while still being supported by carers that really care, one of our ...

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“How Afea helped me discover my true potential” – Archna Sharma

By Simone Kealy

If you’ve called Afea recently, you may have spoken to our concierge, Archna. She came to us in an unusual ...

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Your questions answered about the COVID-19 vaccine

By Afea Care Services

A recent survey found that many disability support workers don’t have confidence in the COVID-19 vaccine. The survey found that ...

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Why we’re Mindful in May

By Esha Oberoi

Afea CEO & Founder Esha Oberoi By Afea Founder and CEO Esha Oberoi Have you heard of the Mindful in May ...

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Afea ranked one of Australia’s Best Places to Work

By Simone Kealy

We’re thrilled to announce that we’ve been recognised as one of Australia and New Zealand’s Best Places to Work! We’re ...

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Esha’s interview on ABC Radio

By Simone Kealy

Founder and CEO of Afea, Esha Oberoi spoke with Nas Campanella on ABC Radio Sydney about the workforce challenges in ...

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Afea has opened an office in Parramatta!

By Afea Care Services

Afea has opened an office in Parramatta! Why we’ve chosen Parramatta for the next stage of our journey We have ...

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Why Afea loves Harmony Week

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How we can help make sure everyone belongs You’ve probably heard of Harmony Day, but did you know it’s now ...

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Why we all need to take action to prevent hearing loss

By Afea Care Services

What causes hearing loss, and how can you prevent it? Today, 3rd March 2021 is the World Health Organisation’s World ...

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Afea’s highlights of 2020

By Afea Care Services

How we have all made a difference in a tough year It’s almost the end of the year, a time ...

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How we help our clients with their mental health

By Afea Care Services

Why helping our clients with their mental health is so important at Afea At Afea, talking about mental health isn’t ...

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Our favourite Australian disability podcasts

By Afea Care Services

What disability podcasts are you listening to? Have you got on board with the podcast craze? 1.6million Australians regularly listen ...

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What is support work and how do you get into it?

By Afea Care Services

Would you make a good disability support worker? Have you ever thought about getting into disability support work? Here we ...

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What we learnt doing a mental health first aid course

By Afea Care Services

Why mental health first aid is a crucial skill to know You’ve probably heard of physical first aid courses and ...

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How we work on our mental health at work

By Afea Care Services

Why improving mental health in the workplace is so important at Afea October is Mental Health Month. It’s a month ...

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How to live independently with dementia

By Afea Care Services

Some tips to help you live at home after a dementia diagnosis If you have recently been diagnosed with dementia, ...

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How you can celebrate World Gratitude Day

By Afea Care Services

And what we’re grateful for at Afea Every year in September, the world celebrates World Gratitude Day. It’s a day ...

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The COVID-19 precautions we’re taking to protect our Clients and staff

By Afea Care Services

We’re committed to protecting the vulnerable from COVID-19. We heard recently in the Disability Royal Commission public hearings about reports ...

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Our Finance Manager is celebrating 8 years with Afea!

By Afea Care Services

Sam reflects on his time with Afea   Finance Manager, Sam, Celebrates 8 years with Afea Finance Manager, Sam, is ...

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It’s never been more important to ask R U OK?

By Afea Care Services

What we’re doing at Afea this R U OK Day It’s no secret that many of us are struggling this ...

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Why it’s more important than ever to keep Australia beautiful

By Afea Care Services

Did you know that this week is Keep Australia Beautiful week? The Keep Australia Beautiful movement was founded in 1968 ...

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Why company culture is so important at Afea

By Afea Care Services

Have you ever worked in one of those jobs where you’re counting down the hours until it’s time to leave? ...

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Our Supported Independent Living home has a new resident

By Afea Care Services

This month we welcomed our newest resident into our Supported Independent Living home. We marked the occasion with balloons, gifts, ...

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NDIS funds can now be used to pay for PPE

By Afea Care Services

The NDIA has announced another update to the Price Guide to offer more flexibility and protection to its participants. From ...

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5 ways you can celebrate International Day of Friendship (even if you’re in lockdown)

By Simone Kealy

We share how we’re celebrating friendships and committing to making new ones The 30th of July is the United Nation’s ...

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Why instant gratification is hindering our ability to succeed

By Esha Oberoi

Esha Oberoi, founder and CEO of Afea Care Services shares her secrets to success Esha Oberoi shares her secrets of ...

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Esha Oberoi’s 5 tips for managing mental wellbeing

By Esha Oberoi

By Esha Oberoi, founder and CEO of Afea Care Services Founder & CEOEsha Oberoi Work-life balance, clean eating, exercising, socialising ...

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Ever wondered “What does Afea stand for?”

By Simone Kealy

We're often asked, "What does Afea stand for?". Is it a word? An acronym? An anagram? To make sense of ...

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Updates to the NDIS Price Guide

By Esha Oberoi

The National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) has published the NDIS Price Guide and Support Catalogue for 2020-21. The new Price ...

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Success isn’t limited. Why I don’t say no to mentoring our Competitors.

By Esha Oberoi

By Esha Oberoi, founder and CEO of Afea Care Services Founder & CEOEsha Oberoi Last year, one of our old ...

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How I balance goal setting with the principles of detachment as an entrepreneur

By Esha Oberoi

By Esha Oberoi, founder and CEO of Afea Care Services Founder & CEOEsha Oberoi We are heading into the end ...

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Disability and Homelessness

By Simone Kealy

As it gets colder outside and we snuggle up under the blankets at night, spare a thought for those in ...

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5 Minutes with… Adi

By Simone Kealy

Meet Aditya. More affectionately known as Adi around the office, he is one of the newest members of our Intake ...

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A Milestone Celebration for Anj

By Simone Kealy

There are certain people in the world that have a lasting impact on you, no matter if you meet them ...

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6 Mindfulness Myths

By Simone Kealy

The practise of mindfulness and meditation are getting more and more accepted in everyday life. Large corporations such as Google ...

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Esha’s Self-Care Strategies

By Esha Oberoi

By Esha Oberoi, founder and CEO of Afea Care Services Founder & CEOEsha Oberoi We are living in an incredibly ...

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Mindfulness 101

By Simone Kealy

This month for Mindful in May, we’re sharing our advice for being more mindful in everyday life. Although ‘mindfulness’ is ...

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Want to know what it’s like to work at Afea?

By Simone Kealy

Introducing our brand new culture book! Happy exploring!

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4 ways to support the elderly during Covid-19

By Esha Oberoi

By Esha Oberoi, founder and CEO of Afea Care Services Founder & CEOEsha Oberoi There are now 17 nursing homes ...

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What’s it like to work from home and home school?

By Simone Kealy

Meet Ammee who is juggling both There has been a lot of news coverage of the situation many concerned parents ...

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How can NDIS and HCP funding help people during COVID-19 lockdown?

By Simone Kealy

The core purpose of both the NDIS and Home Care Packages is to help people achieve their goals and live ...

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Take a Tour of Our Supported Independent Living Home

By Simone Kealy

https://youtu.be/SKum6adXjss Afea's Supported Independent Living home is centrally located, recently refurbished and secure. Take a tour with Maria, our Partnerships ...

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Disability Accommodation Vacancies!

By Simone Kealy

We are looking for housemates for this recently refurbished home, perfect for NDIS participants who have low to standard needs ...

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Updates to transport funding in the NDIS Price Guide

By Simone Kealy

As you’ve probably heard, the guidelines around transport in NDIS plans have once again been updated. Participants now have the ...

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How we came to be a work family, not a work place

By Esha Oberoi

I started my business when I was 24 and overnight I fell into a leadership role with no real management ...

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What Does a Successful 2020 Look Like?

By Esha Oberoi

Another silly season has wrapped up and society is starting to get back into their normal routine. As always, there ...

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Give Presence, not Presents

By Simone Kealy

We all have things. Most of us have a lot of things, way more than we need. Do we really ...

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A Year in Reflection

By Esha Oberoi

2019 marks 11 years since the inception of Afea Care Services, when our CEO, Esha Oberoi overcame her own lived ...

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Tips for Independent Living

By Simone Kealy

Moving into a new home is a huge step towards gaining independence. Having a safe and stable home provides a ...

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