Informed Western Care Services is committed to providing reliable, honest and excellent specialty care, assistance, and NDIS services to participants with disability, helping them live the life they truly deserve.
Assistance in Performing Personal Activities
IWCS will assist you with and or supervise personal tasks of daily life to develop skills and enable you to live as autonomously as possible. We are able to offer supports even in circumstances where the support delivered is very high intensity and a more skilled or experienced support worker is required.
These supports are provided individually to participants and can be provided in a wide range of environments, including but not limited to the participant’s own home.
Assistance in Life Stage Transition
Similar to other NDIS services, the goals of this specialty care include improving daily living skills, enhancing living arrangement, increasing social and community participation, and providing coordinated support to participants. We offer both short- and long-term supports that focus on strengthening your ability to coordinate supports, helping you live at home independently, and encouraging you to participate in the community. Services include:
Assistance with tenancy and accommodation obligations.
Life transition planning including mentoring, peer support and individual skill development.
Assistance with decision making, daily planning and budgeting.
Provision of time-limited support to assist you to develop and maintain daily budgets including assistance with planning purchases.
We also offer life transition planning, which includes mentoring, peer support, and individual skill development. This is done by providing assistance within the participant’s home or community to develop and enhance their skills. For instance, we help you amend appointments, go shopping, pay your bills, take part in social activities, and maintain contact with others.
Assistance with Accommodation and Tenancy Obligations
IWCS will guide, prompt, or undertake activities to ensure the participant obtains or retains appropriate accommodation. We are able to assist in applying for a rental tenancy or to undertake tenancy obligations in line with the participant’s tenancy agreement.
Group Centre Based Activities
IWCS provides support and opportunities to participants that enable them to engage in the community, social, and recreational activities in a centre as part of a group activity.
Through this NDIS service, our goal is to expose them to a wide range of social experiences and activities that promote social interaction, teamwork, camaraderie, sportsmanship, creativity, and personal development. These include sports, music, arts and crafts, and special activities like
cooking, gardening, board games, sewing, and home decorating.
Accommodation and Tenancy
At IWCS, we offer short-term accommodation for one night stays or for longer holiday periods. Our short-term accommodation may be used for up to 14 consecutive days.
We also provide integrated support services and assistance for self-care in your own private room, such as:
IWCS will alter the ratio of support if required for core supports during important times of the day over and above the short-term accommodation. The following details should be noted:
Supports at a ratio of 1:4, 1:2 or 1:1 are utilised depending on your goals and care needs.
Transport to and from are available, including pick up and bag check on day one.
IWCS can offer this service under a flexible support arrangement.
Community Activity Participation
At IWCS, we can assist you should your desire to participate in community and leisure activities. We want you to live your life as normal as possible and enjoy the different activities the community has to offer. Having said this, we are always ready to support and assist you should you decide to:
Attend personal development courses
Join a social group
Take an outing or a holiday
Go on a holiday camp
Visit your local library
See a movie or a concert
Go to community events, and/or
Join a sporting club.
Daily Task Shared Living
IWCS can provide support for participants to complete daily living activities in their own home or the community, and work towards achieving their personal goals. We offer these NDIS services whether under Shared Living Arrangements, Supported Independent Living (SIL), or Short-Term Accommodation. Below are the common daily tasks we can assist you with:
Daily routines and personal activities
Household tasks and chores
Getting you ready for your day
Getting out and about in the community
Food planning and preparation
Health and fitness activities
Getting to and from appointments
IWCS understands that a clean and well-maintained home is essential for optimal health and well-being. If you have difficulties with domestic tasks, we can assist you with:
Laundry, washing, and ironing
House maintenance, such as window cleaning, lawn mowing
Preparing meals for you to cook.
Development of Life Skills
IWCS facilitates training and development activities to be undertaken by the participant or their carer to increase their capacity to live as independently as possible, including supporting them to enhance their ability to travel and use public transport autonomously. These services may include:
Public transport training,
Innovative Community Support
IWCS’s aim is to promote the inclusion of participants to expand their opportunities for community participation and employment.
IWCS offers support and assistance to attend movies, shopping, bowling and other recreational activities such as crafts, picnics, luncheons, shopping, movies, bingo, cooking, bowling, trivia, and beauty sessions. We also provide:
Helping with homework or study
Support to attend remedial health services including massages
Social support groups including discos, sporting and community events
Support to attend various appointments.
Community Nursing for High Care
IWCS provides care to both mental health and general nursing clients in areas, such as:
Mental health assessments and risks assessments
Monitoring medication compliance and
Liaison and care coordination with other health care staff
Support participants on community treatment orders
Depot administration and other injections
Wound care and management
Medications monitoring and administration
Assist with showering
Chronic disease management and metabolic monitoring.
Assistance with Personal Activities
To help you run your daily life properly, normally, and comfortably, IWCS provides assistance with personal activities and routines that may be quite challenging for you, such as:
Showering and grooming
Cleaning and household chores
Cooking and meal prepping
Shopping and grocery assist
Independent living assist
Arranging and coordinating social activities.
Assistance with Travel and Transport
f your disability hinders you from travelling and using public transport, IWCS can help you arrange transport services. We will also help you manage your NDIS services funding to include your daily transport and travel needs, so that you can continue to work, study, or perform social activities. Some of the travel and transport activities we can help you with include
Pick up and drop off at the doctor’s clinic
Pick up and drop off to social activities
Pick up and drop off to work
Pick up and drop off to school.