Client Stories

"Capable conscientious, compassionate, kind and always dependable."
– Mrs. M

Disability Advocacy with 'Waising Miss Chloe' Author Sue Dymond

Sue has consistently challenged society norms about access, expectations and parenting a child with a disability.

A resourceful and creative thinker, Sue has been a trailblazer for other families and generously shares her knowledge along the way. 

To Love and be Loved

Joan and Joe, aged 87 and 90 reside in Calvary’s St Paul’s Retirement Community in Cundletown, north of Taree. Since meeting each other in 1960, the couple have enjoyed a loving and caring relationship and regularly exchange cheeky banter, and laugh at one another’s jokes.

A Local's Guide to Adelaide

Meet Quentin Kenihan, actor, disability advocate and Home Care client. Quentin shines the spotlight on the favourite eateries he enjoys with Support Worker Ian and furry companion Patchy.

Riding for the Disabled Program

Together with fifty other volunteers, Albert and Yvonne Donnan support the local Riding for the Disabled program.  

A Local's Guide to Shepparton

Home Care client, Joan Hanna has been a local resident and volunteer in Shepparton for many years. Well known for her singing career, community involvement and swing at the tennis club, Joan loves “Shep” and has shared her favourite spots.

A Connected Cook

Raising three boys, Eva quickly adapted to her new life and community in suburban Melbourne. With her family now all grown up, Eva still loves living in her own home, with dog Bella and the bird with 'no name'.

High Flyer

John Skewes with Home Care clients Bonnie and Jill;

As an international pilot, John has spent most of his life living overseas navigating around the globe. An eager sportsman and long distance runner, he has competed in the Boston and New York Marathons and swims regularly.

On the Road

Truck aficionado Rod Lee lives independently in his own home in Canberra. Rod’s van is fitted for easy wheelchair access and he is always out and about in the capital.

Partnership in Action

Home Care client, Georgett, loves to cook. Baking treats for the family is integral to her role as a grandmother and family matriarch. However deteriorating eyesight was limiting her ability to fulfil this function.