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How Respite Care Can Help You Recharge and Manage Burnout
Caring for a loved one who has a disability or chronic illness can be both a rewarding and challenging experience. However, at times, it can get emotionally and physically demanding, and it’s not uncommon for caregivers to experience burnout and want a break. Respite care is a service that provides temporary relief to caregivers, giving them a break from their caregiving responsibilities. In this article, we’ll explore how respite care can help carers recharge and prevent burnout.
7 Benefits of Disability Sports and Recreation
Recently, we held a special Family Fun Day packed with entertainment at the Livingston Reserve in Cranbourne East on Sunday, 30 April 2023. It was a chance to raise much needed awareness about supporting footy players with disability.
Top Five Benefits of Using Support Coordination
Support coordination is an essential part of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS). It involves working with a support coordinator to identify and connect with the necessary services and support to meet your disability related goals. It is also a vital service for people with disabilities and their loved ones, as it can help them access a wide range of services they may not have been aware of otherwise.
Top 5 Qualities to Look For in A Disability Support Worker
What are disability support workers, you ask? Well, disability support workers are healthcare professionals who provide assistance to people with disability. They help clients with physical and mental disabilities with activities of daily living, such as bathing, eating, dressing, and managing medications. They may also provide emotional and social support, assist with accessing resources and healthcare services, and help clients to reach their maximum potential.
Press Release: Raising awareness and money for footy players with disabilities
Key Family Fun Day packed with many features to be held in Cranbourne East on Sunday April 30th. Leading disability campaigner Dylan Maliepaard says it is a chance to raise much needed awareness about supporting inspirational footy players with an intellectual disability.
Promoting inclusive football for people with disability
Research shows 25% of Australians with disability play sports compared to 75% of those without disability. The Disability Company (DisabilityCo) is committed to seeing more inclusive sport teams thrive in the City of Casey. We are the main sponsor of the All-Abilities Cranbourne Eagles Football Team this year.
Registered Vs. Unregistered NDIS Service Providers
It has been a decade since the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) Act 2013 was implemented, resulting in a transformational change in the NDIS and the lives of those who use it. Although this has generally been positive, introducing profit-seeking companies, and offering cheaper alternatives, was only a matter of time.
Meet Sarah, DisabilityCo’s Care Manager
We are excited for the community to get to know the care manager behind The Disability Company (DisabilityCo), Sarah Canvert, who brings a wealth of expertise and personal experience to the DisabilityCo team. She has 20 years of knowledge and expertise in the disability sector, as well as lived experience with disability having grown up with a brother with autism.
The impact of L’Arté Central Social Enterprise in employing people with disability
According to research, 93% of unemployed people with disability have difficulty finding work. L’Arté Central Social Enterprise Café, Florist & Art Space is making the workplace more inclusive of employees with disability.