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Integration / Mastering Skills / Achievement / Guidance / Enhancement  
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IMAGE - Integration / Mastering Skills / Achievement / Guidance / Enhancement
Funded by The Department of Ageing, Disability & Homecare.

Image provides supported accommodation in a home like environment for adults with Intellectual and physical disabilities who have medium to high support needs.

Criteria For Entry

  • Individuals must be over the age of 18 years, have a disability with moderate to high support needs. That disability may include intellectual, psychiatric, sensory or physical impairment.
  • They must receive a disability support pension and be able to access funds to provide a service eg a person who receives a funding package, service provision money from a government department or displays the ability to self fund.
  • The service must be the least restrictive option available to the consumer.
  • The individual has identified the need for accommodation including enhancement of independent living skills and personal development.
  • The individual, due to the nature of their disability is unlikely to be capable of independent living in the community in the short to medium term.
  • Must have ageing carers (over 65 yr old). Parents are getting to the stage where it is difficult or impossible for them to continue caring for the consumer.