Carer Support

CLA CARER INFORMATION AND SUPPORT ADVOCACY SERVICE

CLA offers Information and Support to people with disabilities and their carers across the Mornington Peninsula including;

  • National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) pre-planning service
    Support for people with disabilities and their carers by assisting them to prepare for and develop a pre-plan for their NDIS application. Developing an NDIS pre-plan is essential to ensure that each individual applies for adequate resources and funding in their final NDIS plan in order to meet each their daily living needs and to help them achieve their life goals.
  • Support and Advocacy
    Providing support for families of people with disabilities, to navigate the complex disability support system and achieve their goals-through home visits-office visits-informal meetings and /or telephone conversations.
    Support of people with a disability and their carers with issues for review by the Office of the Disability Service Commissioner, VCAT and/or the Office of the Public Advocate (OPA). Development of proposals and solutions to key issues facing carers.
  • Information and Education
    Facilitating education sessions for people with disabilities and their carers on a wide range of disability related topics on an individual basis, in social networking sessions and in interactive workshopsSupport of carers to stay connected to their local community, look after their own health and enjoy life.
  • Activity Information
    Information and useful links to all abilities activities occurring across the local area to assist people with disabilities to have fun and stay healthy while developing a wide range of relationship, communication, physical, emotional, resilience and life skills.
  • Housing Information
    Sharing information on housing options for people with disabilities.

Rollout of NDIS

The NDIS will become available in the Bayside Peninsula area from 1 April 2018. The Bayside Peninsula area covers the local government areas of:

  • Bayside
  • Frankston
  • Glen Eira
  • Kingston
  • Mornington Peninsula
  • Port Phillip
  • Stonnington

Click here for the Fact sheet on moving to the NDIS in Bayside Peninsula.

For information or support, please contact:

Yvonne Alaimo
Carer Information and Support Advocate
Email: carer@communitylifestyleaccommodation.org.au
Mobile: 0417 840 980
P.O. Box 66 Bittern, Victoria, 3918