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Open Minds Team of the Year 2020

02 Mar 2021

Congratulations to the Open Minds team who worked with complex care client, Andrew*. The team overcame numerous hurdles to help improve his quality of life, and in doing so earned themselves team of the year 2020.

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Supporting young people transition from childhood to adulthood

25 Feb 2021

The transition from childhood to young adult can be challenging, and when people are transitioning out of care at 18 years of age, the challenges can be overwhelming. This is where the Transition Post Care Support Initiative (TPCSI) steps in.

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Open Minds Employee of the Year 2020

11 Feb 2021

Katrine, Reception Manager at the Mental Health Hub at Morayfield, has earned the accolade of Employee of the Year 2020 for going above and beyond to help both clients and her team, whilst showing kindness, resilience and dedication.

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Meet the new Sunshine Coast Team

03 Feb 2021

Have you met the new and expanding Sunshine Coast team? The team, led by Area Manager, Elise Hagger, is ready to take on new clients with mental illness and disabilities to help them live the life they want.

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The importance of friendship

23 Dec 2020

Whilst we may not have been able to see each other face-to-face as often as we wanted in 2020, the importance of friendships has never been more important.  

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Tips to assist in making the holiday season a happy time

08 Dec 2020

With the holiday season just around the corner, and after the year that we have had, you might find that some unwanted thoughts, pressure and demands start to come to the front. We have pulled together some tips that may assist in making the holiday season a happy and relaxing time.

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Life-changing Robust Specialist Disability Accommodation for Open Minds, soon to be completed

03 Dec 2020

A strong network of Developers, Investors, healthcare professionals and Service Providers, have come together to provide a long-term, safe home for NDIS Participants.

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Lifestyle planners are an integral part of the NDIS process at Open Minds, but do you really know what a Lifestyle Planner actually does?

10 Nov 2020

Jo an employee of Open Minds since 2015, has been a Lifestyle Planner since 2018. Jo has always known that she wanted to do something that helped others, but it wasn’t until she began studying nursing that she realised that it was actually her passion.

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Re-evaluating and setting post-pandemic resolutions

30 Oct 2020

The ongoing pandemic has, on a whole been a rather trying time for all, and after a rather tough start to 2020, Australians are probably wanting to restart the year. 

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Rediscovering yourself post COVID-19

27 Oct 2020

The ongoing global pandemic has forced a lot of us to pause, and spend countless hours and days at home, alone and possibly without physical contact.

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Social Media and your Mental Health

20 Oct 2020

While many of us enjoy staying connected on social media, excessive use can fuel feelings of anxiety, depression, and isolation. Here’s how to modify your habits and improve your mood.

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Dealing with Loneliness and Shyness

14 Oct 2020

As humans, we’re meant to be social creatures. Having friends makes us happier and healthier—in fact, being socially connected is said to be the key to our mental and emotional health.

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