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What to Look for in a Care Professional

When it comes to finding the perfect support worker, there are so many different factors to consider – after all, you want to ensure that this person you’re welcoming into your home and your heart will be a good fit. You’ll want to discuss with them their lifestyle,...

National Carers Week

This week (13th – 19th October) marks National Carers Week across Australia. It’s about recognising and celebrating the outstanding contribution Australia’s 2.7 million unpaid carers make to our nation.  There are many family and friend carers in Australia who provide...

What Makes our Carers Different?

Apex Professional Exchange was established to provide professional opportunities for European nationals with training in particular social care fields, while supporting Australian families find very specialised childcare; encompassing special needs care, therapy...

Supporting my Host Child at School

Occupational therapist Marie, who is supporting a family in Sydney as a care professional tells us about her experiences working with her host child at school and at home to improve his literacy. I arrived in Australia in April of this year, into a wonderful host...

Reducing Support Worker and Carer Turnover

The time and energy it can take to find and train a new support person or carer for a child with special needs is enormous, working with them to build up a relationship and trust with your child (and you!) takes yet more time. That is why it is so devastating, and...