We provide a range of services to support children with a disability and their families. These include respite care, community access, in-home personal care, accommodation support, and supporting children with complex and extreme needs with specialised interventions and case management.
We provide supports that enhance the ability of the family and carer to continue in their role of primary care provider for a person with a disability, and to sustain the total family unit and/or caring relationship. We work with each family to develop a specific plan that meets the identified needs of the family. Supports may include:
Respite Carers offer a much deserved rest for primary carers as well as providing a break for the individual who may find their new surroundings overwhelming. Respite Carers help maintain primary placements by giving carers regular breaks, and provide another social network and range of interests for the individual. Respite Carers work in close collaboration with the Primary Carers to ensure a consistency in routine.
CASPAS is a program for children whose parent/s have a psychiatric disability. CASPAS provides youth groups, individual support for young people and family support.
The program has several goals: