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That’s a Wrap, STEPtember - Moving Together

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STEPtember is a fun and inclusive virtual event that challenges you to take 10,000 steps a day, your way, in support of people living with cerebral palsy.  

We are delighted to share in Right at Home Brand Ambassador Lucas Protopappas' journey this past month. Lucas, a well known Multi-disability bowler, was born with cerebral palsy and is stepping out to raise money to support children and adults living with the condition. Lucas is hoping to raise $1,000 which will go towards providing vital equipment, therapy and services to children and adults as well as further research and innovative technology. Lucas has pledged to take 10,000 steps a day, which for someone who has cerebral palsy in his legs, is an amazing feat! If you would like to donate to Lucas' fundraising page click here.

Every 20 hours, an Australian child is diagnosed with cerebral palsy. Cerebral palsy is the most common physical disability in childhood and is caused by damage to the developing brain either during pregnancy or shortly after birth. It directly affects a person's movement and posture for life. Complex and lifelong physical, medical, educational and social needs associated with cerebral palsy remain unmet. Furthermore, relative to the condition’s prevalence, cerebral palsy remains under-recognised.  

A targeted Australian and New Zealand Cerebral Palsy Strategy has been developed to reflect a united voice informed by people with cerebral palsy, their families, professionals, and researchers across Australia and New Zealand. 

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Founded in 1995, Right at Home offers in-home companionship and personal care, and assistance to seniors (elderly and aged care), and any adult who needs our care at home including adults living with a disability who want to continue to live independently or age in their home. Right at Home is your local expert for issues related to caring for your loved ones and is dedicated to keeping you informed about home care. With no admin or subscription fees Right at Home allows you to get more care from your package or budget. 

Right at Home is a 'My Aged Care' government approved, home care provider for levels 1 – 4 and offers flexible in-home care services such as nursing care, after hospital care, post-operative care, respite care, dementia and Alzheimer's care. Right at Home also offers assistance with daily living and personal care such as grooming, hygiene, transport, shopping, meal prep, domestic services and social support, so your loved one can enjoy a more independent, vibrant life. Our nurses and caregivers are screened, highly trained, and insured prior to entering your home so you can trust us with the caregiving while you focus on your loved one. 

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