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Mar 2019 '19
29th

Your NDIS questions answered

Help is available to support you through your NDIS journey. From understanding how the scheme could work for you and what information or evidence you might need to provide, to preparing for your planning meeting, or...
Mar 2019 '19
29th

Jim finds the kind of care that fits

Jim, the eldest of four children grew up in Palmwoods on the Sunshine Coast. Tragically, in his early 30s, a car accident left Jim in a coma for three months. Despite six months of intensive care, he suffered a stroke and...
Mar 2019 '19
29th

Joe's great American dream comes true

Joe has had a lifelong dream to go to America. His younger sister Carolyn can't quite pinpoint the origins of his 'obsession' but recalls his early and enduring love of Elvis, Johnny Cash and all things Disney. "Mum and Dad...
Mar 2019 '19
29th

Keep the ball rolling on your disability funding

If you have a disability and currently receive services under the Queensland Community Care (QCC) program, it's important to note that your service agreement and funding under this program will end on 30 June 2019. The good...
Mar 2019 '19
22nd

Five ways to live well longer

Blessed with a good health system and a better understanding of human ageing, we are living longer than previous generations and entering our later years healthier than our parents did. In a presentation at Toombul Bowls...
Mar 2019 '19
4th

Glen rises to challenge with stunning artworks

Nothing motivates Glen like a challenge. With this in mind, Centacare Service Delivery Manager Sharron McMillan recognised the opportunity for Glen to channel his newfound passion for 'diamond art' to help create three...
Dec 2018 '18
11th

Christmas holiday contact information

For Centacare clients, there are some important changes to our normal operating hours this Christmas holiday period. Please contact your Service Delivery Manager or phone 1300 236 822 for further information (all days except...
Dec 2018 '18
11th

Kicking goals with the NDIS

The NDIS has opened up a world of opportunities for Michael and Aaron. They were both quite reserved when they started our day to day living activities in Hervey Bay. Now, with the means and support to pursue their goals and...
Dec 2018 '18
11th

The sky is the limit for Sam

Stepping out of his comfort zone to achieve his goals is nothing new for Sam. Since he left school almost 10 years ago, the 29-year-old has been expanding his horizons in all sorts of ways. As a long-term client of...
Dec 2018 '18
11th

Your NDIS questions answered

Help is available to support you through your NDIS journey. From understanding how the scheme could work for you and what information or evidence you might need to provide, to preparing for your planning meeting, or...
Dec 2018 '18
11th

What's new with the NDIS?

It's now been two years since the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) began a full roll-out across Australia. More than 26,000 Queenslanders now have an NDIS plan in place and more than 9,000 of these are new...
Sep 2018 '18
14th

NDIS Information Sessions

Let's talk about your goals This week Brisbane North residents are learning more about the NDIS. There were some great questions at our info session in Northgate so thought we'd share some with you. Q. My son received his...
Sep 2018 '18
6th

Let's become friends during Dementia Awareness Month

Getting involved in Dementia Awareness Month can help improve the lives of people with dementia, their families and carers. This year's theme highlights that the 'small actions' we take can make a big difference. One of the...
Sep 2018 '18
3rd

Centacare clients living their dreams in the regions

Artists from Centacare's inclusive theatre company, Blue Roo have returned from their North Queensland tour, bringing home lasting memories and life-long friendships. The 12-day tour took the group to Cairns and Ingham where...
Sep 2018 '18
3rd

Moreton Bay, let's talk about your goals!

If you live in the Moreton Bay, Sunshine Coast or Gympie region, your area will transition to the NDIS from 1 January 2019. Centacare is excited about partnering with you to explore the possibilities that could be available...
Sep 2018 '18
3rd

A new standard in short-stay accommodation

Whether it's for an overnight stay, a weekend, a longer break or just for the day, Centacare clients are embracing our new and improved Aishling service at Eagleby, northwest of the Gold Coast. Following a $2.6 million...
Sep 2018 '18
3rd

You have been deemed ineligible for the NDIS... what next?

The National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) is responsible for determining who is eligible to access the NDIS. If you receive a letter from the NDIA saying you have not met the access requirements for the NDIS, here are...
Aug 2018 '18
20th

Centacare celebrates Queensland Seniors Week 2018

The 2018 theme for Seniors Week, being held across Queensland from the 18th to the 26th of August, is "Celebrating a Queensland for all ages!" Seniors week will see events celebrated across Queensland which promote positive...
Aug 2018 '18
17th

$200 subsidy for new smoke alarms

With any fire, time is critical. That's why the Queensland Government has introduced new smoke alarm laws. You may be eligible for a $200 subsidy to help with the cost of installing compliant smoke alarms in your home. To be...
Jul 2018 '18
11th

Official opening of Centacare Aishling

Welcome to Aishling Following a $2.6 million redevelopment, Centacare has officially opened its Aishling facility, which provides a new standard in short-stay accommodation for children and young people with disabilities...
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