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i-Help Disability Services

Our services include (however not limited to): Support Coordination: Assist participants and family members to help develop an individualized plan. We will provide information about services, supports and will assist participants to access this. Assistance with Daily Living and Household Tasks:Assisting with and/or supervising personal tasks of daily life, which enable the participant to live as independently as possible (standard/high/overnight needs). We aim to build on a participants’ capacity to complete household tasks independently or to actively participate in these tasks. In circumstances where a participant is not able to undertake these tasks, we are able to assist with household cleaning, meal planning, preparation and cooking. Social & Community Participation: Providing the individual one to one support with day to day tasks, such as shopping, attending medical appointments, social activities and visiting family members and friends. Group and Centre-based Activities: Social outings/group activities, where individuals meet and share stories. Interpret & Translate: Provide access to an interpreter when an individual may need to have details explained to them in the native language. Respite: In home and in the community. Community Nursing Care: Provide community nursing care to participants who may need care in their homes. This includes a range of services, such as hygiene assessment and assistance, medication supervision and wound care management. This involves support from a highly trained professional who will respond to complex/tailored needs. Therapeutic Supports: Provide therapeutic support to participants, to adapt and build capacity to participate in the broader community.

Independence Australia

Not-for-profit organisation that supports people with a disability and older people to be as independent as possible via in- home support, respite, case management, counselling, polio network, accommodation, recreation, information, and outreach support.

Independent Living Centre Victoria

The Independent Living Centre Victoria is a service of Yooralla which provides advice and information on Assistive Technology (adaptive aids and specialised equipment) to enhance independence with daily living in and out of the home. The ILC also has a telephone inquiry service, website and display to assist people in choosing equipment. The ILC does not sell anything but can provide details of suppliers. The centre is located at Braybrook.

Integrated Education and Communication

Integrated Education and Communication (IEC) offer individualised educational and behavioural programs to children who have autism and other related developmental disorders. Services include: psychology services, direct care providers & workshop training

Interchange Outer East Inc.

A community based service which offers support and respite to the families of children and young adults with disabilities through the volunteer host program, various recreational and social activities,a paid carer program and post school options. Interchange Outer East provides opportunities for all community members to contribute through a range of volunteering options. Interchange actively works to make connections with other community agencies, businesses and groups to foster a sense of inclusion and to create more opportunities for people to connect with their community.