Disability Day Programs in Melbourne - We Provide Community Services & Activities For Adults
At Greater Northern Community Services, the services offered are done so keeping your needs and lifestyle in mind. Our initial consultation comprises understanding your current situation, assessing the obstacles you face and mapping a way to help you lead the life you envision for yourself.
Through our services, you can find assistance with doing daily tasks, upskilling yourself to gain employment, integrate within your local community, pick up a hobby you have always wanted to and so much more.
Based on your initial consultation with us, we offer you solutions that can help you lead a fulfilled life. The solutions offered are implemented and done so with your consent. If at any point you feel something is not working or requires a change, our team of experts will ensure your needs are catered to. At every step of the way, we ensure you are happy with the advice offered, services provided and consultation done. You and your needs are what we want to cater to.
An independent life can be so fulfilling and we understand that. With our services and in-house experts, we can make independence a reality for you. Together, we can achieve all the dreams and goals you have set for yourself.
List Of Services
- Assistance in coordinating or managing life stages, transition groups – 0106
- Assistance with daily personal activities – 0107
- Development of daily living and life skills – 0117
- Assistance with Travel/Transport arrangements – 0108
- Innovative- Prod community Participation – 0116
- Household Task – 0120
- Assistance to Access and maintain employment or higher Education – 0102
- Participation in community, social and civic activities – [Participate Community] 0125
Assistance in coordinating or managing life stages, transition groups - 0106
An important aspect of the National Disability Insurance Scheme is access to control and choice in every aspect of the NDIS delivery process. At Greater Northern Community Service, we truly believe in offering maximum control and choice to each of our NDIS participants at every step of the way. The idea is to ensure you are comfortable and happy with the advice and services offered by us. Right from helping you source the information you need regarding your NDIS scheme to offering you the choice of picking the best path to achieve you goals, we allow our clients complete ownership over the process.
As part of our service, we offer help with budgeting, setting up payments and offering other ongoing support that is required. Assistance with coordinating and managing different life stages entails both long term and short term support. The focus of this service lies on strengthening the NDIS participant’s ability to coordinate their support, while assisting them to live independently. Our services also ensure a seamless integration of participants within their local community.
Assistance with daily personal activities - 0107
As part of our vision to ensure each of our NDIS clients are able to independently cope with their daily activities and life skills, we offer assistance to help out with your daily needs and lifestyle related activities. Through the assistance we offer, our objective is to ensure you are capable of developing life based skills that will help retain your independence and autonomy.
Our services are designed to ensure you actively participate in your day to day activities and engage within your local community. The skills needed to undertake daily tasks might be easy or slightly complex, but with our expert guidance we can assure you that you will be able to undertake each task successfully. The assistance offered will be in line with your comfort and lifestyle. You will be in control at all times.
Development of daily living and life skills - 0117
As part of our core mission to maintain your independence, we offer specialized, skill-based services that helps you undertake your daily tasks, easily.
The support offered can be done so in your home or within your community. Through this service, we enable our NDIS participants to live life exactly the way they want to. Depending on whether you need support for a few hours in a day or need assistance throughout the day, our services can cater to all your needs.A few aspects that we cover as part of this service are:
- Helping you attend medical appointments
- Maintaining your health and well being
- Help you budget your expenses
- Assistance with grocery runs
- Providing assistance with household chores like meal preps, cleaning and other domestic tasks that needs attention.
Each service offered will be based on what you need and what best suits your lifestyle.
Assistance with Travel/Transport arrangements – 0108
Everybody deserves to participate in activities they’re passionate about. Unfortunately, if you struggle to use regular public transport, this can severely limit your options. As such, we are dedicated to providing a diverse range of safe, convenient vehicles that help you participate in the activities of your choice.
This service can provide travel assistance for holidays, community and social events, education providers such as schools or universities, shopping centres, and other places of your choice.
The vehicles we use are 100% designed for your safety at all times, and our caring, patient support workers will make sure to drive you safely to and from your destination. We can also provide public transport assistance, including helping with travel aids and equipment, and offering public transport training.
Ultimately, our goal is to reduce your stress about daily travel, and help open up a wider range of potential activities for you to choose from.
Innovative- Prod community Participation - 0116
Integrating within your local community might seem hard. But with the correct support, you can be an integral part of your community in no time. We have successfully been able to integrate several of our NDIS clients into their local communities. Our support workers are well connected within your community and can ensure your integration is a smooth one.
Household Task - 0120
As part of our service to help with your household tasks, we offer essential cleaning across all areas within your home. This includes help with cleaning your bathroom, bedrooms, kitchen, laundry, living area and other spaces, depending on your need.
Our support workers will also take on extended cleaning that includes wiping down benchtops, surfaces, vacuuming, mopping floors, dusting, washing, helping with your laundry and ironing, changing linens and more. We also help out with other household related tasks based on your requirement.
Our objective is to ensure you have a clean, healthy and safe living space at all times. Each service offered is done with the intention to help you keep your daily routine and life intact. The services offered are done so seamlessly, without any interruption to your daily activities.
Assistance to Access and maintain employment or higher Education - 0102
At Greater Northern Community Services, our core mission is to help you lead a fulfilled, enriched and purposeful life. We help you achieve your goals and live the life that you dream of. In line with this objective, one of our major service offerings is assistance with gaining and maintaining employment and education for all our NDIS participants.
We offer all the assistance you need to develop a new skill to maintain your employment or help you find gainful employment that matches your skill set. Alternatively we help support your aspirations of pursuing your education or upskilling yourself in a way that supports your larger goal. This includes support with formal education, formal training, open employment, work experience, volunteer work or employment in an Australian Disability Enterprise.
We take into account your goals and aspirations, determine the best course of action for you and help you get all the support to pursue the set path and to see your goals and ambitions come true.
Participation in community, social and civic activities - [Participate Community] 0125
We are passionate about helping you become an active, social member of your community. With our help, many of our clients have successfully forged a strong social group, and our passionate support workers are keen to connect you with peers, mentors, and activities that inspire and stimulate you.
As part of this service, we help you find appropriate social activities that are in line with your goals and needs. From there, we can accompany and support you at events such as library visits, theatre shows, holidays or short trips, and personal development courses and classes.
We also provide coaching and training you with social skills, with the ultimate goal of helping you build strong connections and relationships with other members of your community. By finding other people who share your hobbies and passions, we can help you establish a strong peer network.
Our objective in helping you participate in your community is to boost your levels of self-esteem and happiness. We hope to help you lead the social, purposeful life you have always dreamed of.