Community Update – August 2018

Community Update – August 2018

This week (August 6-12) is National Homelessness Week. Background HammondCare is building a residential aged care home for homeless people or those at risk of homelessness in inner city Darlinghurst. The home will provide 42 beds in private rooms for both men and women who are homeless or at risk of...

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Homeless at 62 - Jim's story

Homeless at 62 - Jim's story

  Eight years ago, Jim was just like anyone else - a middle-aged dad with a happy home and two kids. Then a tragic car accident sent his life spiralling out of control. The accident left Jim with a brain injury that cost him...

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Community Update – April 2018

Community Update – April 2018

Background HammondCare is building a residential aged care home for homeless people or those at risk of homelessness in inner city Darlinghurst – the first of its kind in Sydney. The home will provide 42 beds in private rooms for both men and women who are homeless or...

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Older homelessness on the rise according to census figures

Older homelessness on the rise according to census figures

The Homelessness Estimates released today by the ABS highlight the growing number of older homeless people in Australia, chief executive of HammondCare, Dr Stephen Judd said. “The figures from the latest Census show that 16 per cent of homeless people in Australia in 2016 were aged over...

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Significant growth in older people seeking specialist homelessness services

Significant growth in older people seeking specialist homelessness services

The number of older people in Australia accessing specialist homelessness services (SHS) has increased by over a third since 2012/13 to 23,600 clients, according to a report released today by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW). The report “Specialist Homelessness Services 2016-17” shows the growth in older people...

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Construction Update - November 2017

Construction Update - November 2017

Construction activities Work is continuing on the 42 bed residential aged care home for older people experiencing homelessness or at risk of homelessness at 118A Darlinghurst Road, Darlinghurst. Works recently completed The car wash has been demolished and the site fenced off. ...

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Community Update - September 2017

Community Update - September 2017

HammondCare has engaged Taylor Construction to manage current approved works for HammondCare Darlinghurst at 118A Darlinghurst Road, Darlinghurst, next to St Johns. Taylor is a reputable Tier 2 construction company based in North Sydney. Latest site works A qualified hygienist was engaged to provide reporting and clearance for identified bonded...

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Community Update - August 2017

Community Update - August 2017

Construction activities As you would be aware, not for profit, aged care provider, HammondCare’s development application (DA) to build long-term residential care for homeless men and women, or those at risk of homelessness, was approved by the City of Sydney...

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