Michael and Fay: The Benefits of Support Services – By Interchange Australia Marketing Manager, Joseph Lyons
Michael and Fay have been recipients of support services from Interchange Australia since 2014, when Fay was diagnosed with dementia and pulmonary fibrosis. They commenced with services under both the domestic assistance program and flexible respite. Fay enjoyed the social aspect of the services, and often liked to assist our Support Worker with domestic tasks. These services provided Michael with much needed respite, as he could run errands and spend some time by himself<Read More>

 

Navigating Aged Care Services – By Interchange Australia Operations Manager, Anne-Marie Kennedy

For the majority of people their home is their castle and is where they feel most comfortable. Even when the ageing process takes hold and managing at home independently becomes increasingly difficult, older Australians want to remain in their own homes…<Read More>

 

The Benefits of Short-term Accommodation for Carers – By Interchange Australia Consultant Julie Doran

Anyone that is a carer knows it can be a highly demanding and stressful responsibility, and no one is expected to do it without some help. Just like the loved ones they care for, carers also need support and attention to maintain their own health and well-being …<Read More>

 

10 Signs of Good Support Coordination – By Interchange Australia Coordinator, Rebecca Lackenby

The NDIS is now in full swing and for many, the changes have been overwhelming. Implementing a plan means signing service agreements with providers, ensuring that the costings are correct as per the NDIS price guide and linking into services as per the goals in a participant’s plan. Fortunately, there is a support category under the NDIS that accommodates for someone to assist with detangling the NDIS maze; Coordination of Supports…<Read More>

 

Support Coordination – By Interchange Australia Consultant, Katie Dobie

At Interchange Australia, a Support Coordinator can work with you to develop a tailored plan that will meet your needs and assist you to achieve your goals…<Read More>

 

Navigating the Maze: How to Access Aged and Disability Care Systems – By Interchange Australia Consultant, Anne-Marie Kennedy

At Interchange Australia we understand just how difficult it can be navigating the complexity of our disability and aged care systems to enable people to access the care and support they require. Our experienced team can assist you…<Read More>