A home modification to enable people with disabilities, the frail aged, and their carers to remain in their home
Legal service for people with a disability who have been treated unfairly or discriminated against because of their disability.
Employment services for people with disabilities requiring a consistent level of support to obtain or maintain employment.
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Through the Telecross service, people who live alone and are elderly, disabled or home bound, receive a short reassuring phone call daily usually between 8am-9am from a trained Red Cross volunteer to check on their wellbeing. If the call is not answered the volunteer notifies the Telecross Co-ordinator at Red Cross and an emergency check procedure is put into action.
Telecross provides a daily lifeline to the elderly and medically dependent who live alone. Each morning clients receive a short friendly phone call. If there is no response or if the client seeks help, an emergency procedure is initiated by Red Cross and emergency assistance is arranged if necessary.
Transport to medical appointments and assistance with shopping. Home visits to people in strife or lonely. Domestic help in emergencies. Clients must live in 2477 p/c. During times of need due to incapacitation etc service can provide basic gardening, mowing or home maintenance. Any dealings with people with disabilities are limited by the skills and knowledge of the volunteers. Otherwise, everybody welcome. Donations welcome.
PEDAL (Promoting Early Development and Active Learning). Coordinated planning by educators and therapists. Facilitate contact between parents. Offer inservice training to other professionals. Premature babies support group. Hydrotherapy
The Constant Companion consists of a unit which connects to your telephone and a water resistant pendant worn around the neck at all times. The pendant allows you to summon help without having to get to the phone. When activated it accesses a 24 hour emergency monitoring service. Discounted rates available for the disadvantaged.
Volunteer home visiting service to people who are housebound or who have limited social support contact. Other services include phone communication, assistance with shopping, banking, posting and paying bills, writing letters, reading to visually impaired people, respite for carers, social activities, in centre activity days, transport to social events of clients choosing, transport to visit friends or relatives. Fees negotiable if financially disadvantaged.
Safety Link provides a 24 hour personal response service for the frail aged, disabled or anyone who may spend time alone. At the push of a button which connects directly to the monitoring centre, Safety Link will arrange for assistance from carers, family or emergency services, depending on individual care plans. There is also a Daily Call option which provides reassurance to people who do not have daily contact with others.
In home care assistance agency covering all of greater Sydney. Professionals staff RN's AIN's PCA's that provide domestic assistance, personal care assistance, shopping and bill paying, meal preparation, respite care, transportation, squalor cleaning.
The National Relay Service (NRS) is a telephone relay service that allows Australians who are deaf, or have a hearing and/or speech impairment, to communicate with anyone who uses a standard telephone, and vice versa. The Relay Service operates 24hrs a day, 7 days per week. Costs are comparable with other phone services.
Service provides: Personal, respite and domestic care, community access, service coordination, companionship, community access, monitoring, medication supervision.
Case management is an approach to service delivery which attempts to ensure that clients with complex and/or multiple problems and disabilities receive the services they need in a timely and appropriate fashion. Instead ofn providing a direct service, it utilises case managers to direct clients to the appropriate service provider. The case manager takes the...
Independent Living Program for people with an intellectual disability. Accommodation options are: twenty-four hour group home support, shared accommodation with 2-4 other people in private rental. Drop in support is available to people who live independently. Individual support is given to develop and maintain general living skills. Qualified staff, in consultation with client, develops a plan which will: Establish personal goals, establish the type of support and quality of support required, provide the best possible outcomes for each individual, maximise the individual's existing skills, make the most of community resources and provides continuous evaluation of all arrangements and monitor individual progress. Clients are responsible for paying for food, electricity, gas and telephone. The 'Coffee Club' operates on the last Friday of the month (bi-monthly). To book tel 4384 8156
Individualised training program to assist people with intellectual and associated disability to live independently in the community,
Telephone contact service for the aged and those living alone. Network of people who phone each other to check on their well being.
Support in the home for people with mental illness
Telecross is a community program which provides a free reassuring daily phone call to people living alone to confirm they are safe and well. The service runs 365 days a year throughout Australia and has been successfully operating for over 20 years.
In home respite and monitoring service for 35 clients, with up to 6 hours per week per client. Flexible Respite- including in-home overnight respite, weekend respite, occassional respite and some counselling. Carer Support Group - 2nd Monday of each month 7-9pm. Carer Support Group - 3rd Wednesday of each month 10am - 12pm