The National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) has published the NDIS Price Guide and Support Catalogue 2020‒21, effective 1 July 2021. For most participants, families and organisations, making sense of changes and updates is a daunting task. Disability Services Consulting has done a lot of the hard work and has released a Price Guide series of articles […]
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Interchange Outer East recognises the challenges that the LGBTQIA+ community faces and the positive contribution LGBTQIA+ people make within our communities. To assist in supporting the LGBTQIA+ community, IOE has appointed Recreation Coordinator Jesse Baker as the LGBTQIA+ Development Worker. This role will include: Ensuring that IOE is a welcoming and inclusive community for people […]
The Victorian Parliamentary Inquiry into Abuse in Disability Services found a long history of widespread abuse and neglect of people with disability. The Inquiry determined that more effective safeguards and oversight measures were needed to ensure disability workers deliver high quality care. In August 2018, the Victorian Parliament passed the Disability Service Safeguards Act 2018 […]
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I wear multiple hats around Interchange Outer East (IOE). I’m a recreation coordinator, working mainly in the GAP Programs (Group After-Hours Programs), mum of a junior support worker, mum of a participant and Mumma Fish; general supporter of many! When the government announced the COVID-19 lockdown, like most of us, I was really worried how we […]
It’s no secret at IOE that our volunteers are the beating heart of the organisation. We love them, we support them and we couldn’t do what we do without them. Usually, on National Volunteer Week, we celebrate them with a social get-together like a pizza night or dinner at a restaurant. This year, we had […]
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Re-SILLY-ence! A term I created that means … building fortitude in tough times by clowning around for the greater amusement of everyone. Laughter truly is a great medicine! When restrictions were introduced and increased I was initially unsure whether to continue with 1:1 support and just stay home. But what worked for me was limiting the […]
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