Independent Living

Huon Disability Network

Do you have a child who is interested in living independently?
Are you not in a hurry?
Do you like to live in the Huon?

We have formed a group of interested families, we have identified each needs and interests and are now talking to interested stakeholders to take this project further. This is the early stage of a longer process to develop housing for young people with a disability in the Huon.

We are excited!

You want to know more? Send us an email admin@hdn.org.au or call Mirjam Holthuis: 0427 325 264

Oak-Possability

Oak-Possability has been a leader in Tasmanian disability services for more than 25 years and offer a full range of services across Tasmania, including the Huon.

Our personally tailored residential supports help people make the transition to greater independence, and develop skills and confidence.

Supported accomodation include Shared living, Semi-independent living and Transition to Independent living.

They also offer respite services at the Seven Mile Beach Retreat, a homely 4-bedroom bungalow located in a beautiful rural setting. The Retreat also features two 1-bedroom units, ideal for transitioning to independence.

Contact the office in Hobart for more information: 1300 067 842

www.possability.com.au

Email: info@possability.com.au

Anglicare

If you are eligible for the NDIS, our professional staff can work with you to provide support in your day-to-day life and with self-care, and household jobs. We can also work with you to assist you in building your independence. Anglicare’s services provide value for your money to assist you to make your NDIS plan go further.

We work with you to provide the supports that suit your needs. How we do this will look different for each person but may include support with:

  • Household jobs like cleaning the house or weeding the garden
  • Personal care needs such as getting out of bed, showering or other daily activities
  • Taking your medications
  • Planning and preparing meals, so you eat food you like, and that’s good for you

For more information, click here or call 1800 243 232

LiVe Tasmania

The LiVe Tasmania philosophy is one which places the person at the centre of our organisation. Within all of our service divisions we strive to maximise the quality of life enjoyed by every person. LiVe Tasmania offers a range of services tailored to meet the diverse and changing needs of people and their families. LiVe Tasmania continually seeks to not only ensure the health and wellbeing of people, but is also dedicated to ensure that each individual achieves their full potential. An inclusive environment engaging not only the person, but also family and friends are recognised as an integral aspect of person centered development. LiVe Tasmania currently has 80 people in nine properties and services located across the greater Hobart area. Our services include a combination of accommodation, day support in-home support and respite services. Each person prepares an annual Personal Plan, in conjunction with Support Staff and Advocates. Here they express their goals and aspirations for the coming 12 months. It is then the role of staff to assist them within the available resources. People are involved in a variety of day time activities. Many have employment with organisations such as Oak Enterprises and Plane Tree Studios whilst others have retired. Others may be participants in Community Access Services provided by this or other organisations.

Go to their website for more information:

www.livetasmania.org

 

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