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Celebrating Our WA Disability Support Award Nominees

It’s vital, especially in these challenging times, to celebrate our silent heroes. In 2020, ten of our incredible Interchangers have been nominated for the WA Disability Support Awards for going beyond ordinary standards and making a difference in the lives of the people they support.
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We Think You Are Awesome – Mandy Daniel

Mandy Daniel was nominated by a fellow staff member for her kind-heartedness and selfless generosity toward the people we support...
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We think you are Awesome – Madeline Fraser

 Madeline has been nominated for our iThink You Are Awesome Campaign for “going the extra mile to make a fellow team member feel valued and appreciated.”  
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We think you are Awesome – Renee Hesford

Renee Hesford from our Osborne Park Neighbourhood is a real superstar in everything she does. And her outstanding efforts most certainly don’t go unnoticed by the people surrounding her. That’s why Renee not only got nominated once but twice this month by people who think the Community Engager is simply AWESOME. 
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A message of Appreciation

As the mother of a person we support and a support worker herself Mandy Daniel is giving a shout-out to all the great support workers out there and the wonderful work they do.
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We think you are Awesome – Suzanne Fitzgerald

I have witnessed people with disabilities out in the community with their support workers, and the look on their faces of being included radiates joy - it's amazing. I wanted to be one of those fabulous people who brings that look to someone’s face.
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Stories of Interchange – Meet Sharon

Sharon is a young Aboriginal woman in her mid 20’s. Sharon had a troubled youth and was incarcerated in 2017 for two years. On release, Interchange were asked to support Sharon to move into a safe home with a 24/7 support team.
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We think you are Awesome – Amanda Crawford

Amanda Crawford has been with Interchange for almost 10 years, and never ceases to impress the people we support, their families and guardians, and the Interchange team around her.
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Stories of Interchange – Meet Dean!

Dean has only been supported by Interchange for a few months but with the help of his support worker Joy he has been kicking one goal after the other.
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Meet Joy – Nominee WA Disability Support Awards 2020

Joy has been working with Interchange for almost 2 years, helping the people she supports work towards attaining the perfect job for them. She is an absolute superstar when it comes to helping people discover their own unique skills and talents, and then identify, or even create, a job or small business that fits them perfectly.
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