Support Coordination

SUPPORT COORDINATION

Our Support Coordinators will support you to understand and implement the funded supports in your plan and link you to community, mainstream and other government services.

They will help build your ability to exercise choice and control, to coordinate supports and access your local community.

  • Understanding your NDIS plan and goals.
  • Understanding what supports and services are funded by the NDIS.
  • Provide information on what supports and services are available.
  • Negotiate services and pricing to develop your budget that will last for the life of your plan.
  • Link you in with your community.
  • Develop your capacity to confidently manage your NDIS plan over time.
  • Assist in report writing for review renewals and or new plans.

Supported Independent Living

WHAT IS SIL?

Supported Independent Living (SIL) is help with and/or supervising of daily tasks in a shared living environment, with a focus on developing the skills of each individual to live as independently as possible. The support is provided to each person living in the shared arrangement based on their support needs.

Assistance provided to a participant will be included as part of their plan depending on the level of support they require to live independently in the housing option of their choice.

SHORT TERM ACCOMMODATION

Short term breaks for people who need some time-out or a short holiday. Inclusive of all expenses. We offer Short Term Accommodation options to support you to the best of our ability whilst you are transitioning.

Find safety, security and high quality care with our Short Term Accommodation (STA) packages for you or a loved one.

Holidays, planned breaks for carers, whatever reason you might need to plan short term stay, you can trust that our accommodation and services are of the highest standard.

Our packages cover all costs, including all daily activities, chosen by the client.

Your goals are our goals, and taking time out when needed is such an important part of working towards a happier, more supported and independent life!

Daily Living

IMPROVED DAILY LIVING

iCare can assistant you to develop the skills needed to improve hygiene, get ready for the day, manage your life, and travel independently, we can assist you to learn how to manage:

  • Showering, dressing, and other personal care tasks
  • Household tasks including cleaning and cooking
  • Life skills including budgeting and meal planning
  • Travel and transport, including using public transport

 

COMMUNITY NURSING CARE

If you need specialist nursing care relating to your disability, our registered nurses will come to your home to provide training to you, your carer, or our care staff to ensure that you have the skills and support you need to live independently at home.

If you require nursing that is not related to your disability, please contact us to discuss your needs.

Social & Community

SOCIAL & COMMUNITY PARTICIPATION

Support for people to engage in their community, attend social engagements or take part in recreational activities.

Assistance with Social and Community Participation (Support Category 4) is a funded support category that you may find in your NDIS plan, under Core Supports.

This funding also covers support for activities that are either centre-based or out in the community (e.g. to attend a craft/cooking group) at standard or higher intensity rates.

Under Assistance with Social and Community Participation, the NDIS may fund a support worker to support you to:

  • attend personal development courses
  • join a social group
  • take an outing or a holiday
  • go on a holiday camp
  • visit your local library
  • see a movie or a concert
  • go to community events, and/or
  • join a sporting club.