Employment services for people with disabilities requiring a consistent level of support to obtain or maintain employment.
Legal service for people with a disability who have been treated unfairly or discriminated against because of their disability.
Home delivered meal service especially for the aged and disabled. We cook Vegetarian, Diabetic & Vitamised meals as well.
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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.
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.
Regional office. Services include: asylum seekers assistance; delivered meals; emergency home alarm; first aid training; elderly home units; hospital services; infant restraints; international humanitarian law; international tracing and refugee service; library; MATES program; medical equipment; single incident emergency relief; volunteer placement; Christmas assistance; Community Visitors Scheme; patient support; Telecross service; transport (contact service provider for fees); Goodstart Breakfast Program.
INVISA-BEAM R BED MONITOR Falls Prevention Aid- A non-invasive and non-intrusive bed monitoring system designed to ALERT a carer or medicial staff through the nurse-call system, remote alarm, or pager when at-risk patient/resident attempts to, or leaves the bed without assistance. No visible light to disturb the patient/resident. TGA listed.
Services available include: hospital services; infant restraints; hire of equipment; shops; single incident emergency assistance; volunteer placement; Telecross; transport.
Telecross volunteers provide reassurance and comfort through daily telephone calls to those housebound due to age, frailty or social isolation. If the call is not answered, a home visit will be made. Telecross can also provide a call for medication prompting (where no other service is going in on that day). The service extends to taking recipients on outings and sending Birthday and Get Well cards to keep in touch.
Service operates from Hobart, Statewide. Service provides a friendly, early morning reassuring telephone call. Calls can be made every day at an arranged time (9am - 10.00am) every day of the year.
The Community Dementia Team is a group of professionals who provide case management, assessment, information and direct care to clients with dementia who have complex needs and their families/carers in their own homes. The team will also refer to other agencies such as Day Centres, Linen Service and Home Care Care. Services provided include assessment, assistance with personal hygiene, medication monitoring/administration, socialisation, supervision of client safey, nutrition monitoring and strategies to asssist in managing difficult behaviours. The Team will apply to the Administration and Guardianship Board if the patient does not have the capacity to make an informed decision. Clients must have a diagnosed Dementia or Alzheimer's Disease or other related disorder and live in the greater Launceston area. The Community Dementia Team runs the Mayne Street Day Centre for people with dementia.
A personal emergency response service for the aged, frail, for those who live alone or people with a disability. The service provides monitoring 24 hours per day, 7 days per week. In the case of an emergency the client would press a waterproof pendant, which can be worn on the wrist or around the neck, that will activate a unit attached to the telephone and call the monitoring service. The monitoring service will have immediate 2-way voice conversation with the client and will provide the appropriate assistance. There is also an optional fall detector available that is recommended for people who may not be able to press the pendant, e.g. those who suffer from epilepsy or diabetes.
ACHA has been established to assist financially disadvantaged older people who are renting (or who are homeless) to meet both their accommodation and support needs, to allow them to remain in the community. To be eligible for assistance from this program you must be: - Aged 55 or over - Receiving a Centrelink payment - Not a home owner - and live in the Hobart City Council area Support workers assist people to access, and be maintained in, secure and affordable housing with support. Outreach or on-site support is provided through paid workers and/or volunteers, depending on locally identified needs. The workers assist in direct service delivery and/or act to link the client to appropriate mainstream housing, care services or other relevant services (a case management model).
A personal alarm system worn on the wrist or around your neck, which you can press when you have had a fall, become ill, scared or injured. The service contacts emergency services, your doctor and significant others. The system is capable of having additional features such as in-built medication reminder, smoke detection ($2 per week), making or receiving standard phone calls by pressing pendant then speaker. Also provides a daily call service to monitor the wellbeing of clients.