Blogs and Articles

Blogs and Articles

2803, 2018

A Review of Sydney Community Services Approach to Australian Disability Service Standards

Australia’s National Standards for Disability Services Australia’s National Standards for Disability Services drive, promote and promulgate the rights of persons with disabilities, whilst upholding a nationally consistent approach to service quality improvement. Importantly, Australia’s Disability [...]

2703, 2018

Congratulations to Helen James

Ryde’s 2018 Woman of the Year SCS is proud to announce that Helen James received the award of Ryde’s 2018 Woman of the Year for her volunteering and advocacy for people with dementia. Helen received [...]

2703, 2018

Alan’s Story

Alan Small is in his early 60’s. He is a very independent person with a keen sense of humour and he can be a bit cheeky at times. Alan is visually impaired.  Alan has four [...]

2003, 2018

Rebecca Gentz: From Family Violence Survivor to Advocate for People with DisAbility

Rebecca was a 25-year-old university graduate prepared to start her master’s in art therapy when she became a victim of family violence. Her stepfather assaulted her with a claw hammer in 1998, resulting in a [...]

2802, 2018

Celebrating Chinese New Year

Joy and Celebration The Blandville Court Community Room was filled with joy and celebration on Wednesday 21st February. The residents gathered to celebrate the Year of the Dog with a New Year's lunch. Everyone brought [...]

2802, 2018

New Aged-Friendly Areas for Blandville Court Residents

SCS received a special grant from the Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs to improve the gardens and communal areas at Blandville Court. In addition, a much needed air conditioning unit will [...]

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