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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...
Jul 2018 '18
5th

Centacare celebrates NAIDOC Week 2018

The 2018 theme for NAIDOC Week, being held nationally from the 8th to the 15th of July is "Because of Her, We Can!". Events and celebrations of the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander...
May 2018 '18
30th

I have my plan, but how will I manage it?

The NDIS is all about choice and this includes how you manage the funding and financial transactions in your plan. This is referred to as 'plan management'. There are four ways that plans can be managed. This article will...
May 2018 '18
30th

Olympic dreams come true!

The Special Olympics National Summer Games were recently held in Adelaide and three of Centacare's own clients achieved the significant milestone of being selected to represent Queensland at the Games. Zac Kimber competed in...
May 2018 '18
30th

How to get the most from the NDIS?

The NDIS presents a lot of opportunities for people living with a disability but how do you ensure that you get the funding you need from the NDIS. This article provides our top tips to getting the most from the NDIS...
Apr 2018 '18
12th

NDIS anxiety - it's a real thing!

Change can be scary, especially when it's something as big as the NDIS. It has the potential to be life-changing in a positive way, but it's rational to fear the unknown and to wonder whether there is a chance you could be...
Apr 2018 '18
3rd

Centacare ready for Games

From 4-15 April, the Gold Coast and parts of Brisbane will welcome more than 6,600 athletes and team officials for the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games. While an exciting time for Queenslanders, this international event is...
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