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7 Things A Person With Down Syndrome Wished You Knew

7 Things A Person With Down Syndrome Wished You Knew

During the month of March, the Sapphire Family have partnered with Down Syndrome QLD to help bring awareness around how to best prepare for the transition from living at home into a SIL (Supported Independent Living) environment. On March 30th, join our online event...

Benefits of Exercise for Mental Health

Benefits of Exercise for Mental Health

During the month of February, the Sapphire Family have put the spotlight on Mental Health Awareness from our two in-house events with specialised guest speakers. The aim from these presentations was to reduce the stigma around mental health (in general) and to open...

Why Become A Support Worker?

Why Become A Support Worker?

Being a Support Worker is a super rewarding job! How so? Well, for starters, you're making a positive difference to someone's life and helping them become more independent. This brings feelings of accomplishment and satisfaction. It's a great career choice for those...

Top 3 Christmas Card Ideas for the Festive Season!

Top 3 Christmas Card Ideas for the Festive Season!

A terrific, fun activity for Support Workers to share with participants is making creative (and cute!) personalised Christmas cards. Whether they are for co-tenants in Supported Independent Living (SIL), Specialist Disability Accommodation (SDA), respite, family...

Sensory-Friendly Christmas Trifle!

Sensory-Friendly Christmas Trifle!

Sometimes, individuals with Autism (ASD) prefer only pale, yellow or white foods. Pasta and potato are often at the top of the preferred savoury item list. But, what if there was a new sweet option to add into the mix? ...well, you're in luck! With Christmas just...

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