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Personal Care

Supported Independent Living (SIL) at Empowered To Care is designed to provide round-the-clock support for individuals with higher support needs who aim to live as independently as possible. Our dedicated support workers are there to assist you with daily tasks and provide emotional support, ensuring your safety, well-being, and skill development.

Our Personal Care Services Include:

  • Assistance with Transfers: Our support workers are trained to assist with safe transfers between a wheelchair, bed, and toilet.
  • Personal Grooming: We help with showering, dressing, and grooming, promoting your dignity and self-confidence.
  • Medication Management: We provide reminders and assistance with medication administration, ensuring you stay on top of your health.
  • Safety and Fall Prevention: Your well-being is our priority. We take measures to prevent accidents and falls.
  • Status Reporting: We maintain open communication with your family, providing updates on your well-being and progress.
  • Personal Hygiene: Our support workers ensure your personal hygiene needs are met with dignity and respect.
  • Post-Procedure Monitoring: After a procedure or hospital stay, we offer attentive care to support your recovery.
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Lifestyle Support

At Empowered To Care, we understand that SIL is not just about daily care; it’s about fostering personal growth and independence. Our integrated community living option encourages you to actively participate in shaping your future and reaching your goals. We provide support in various aspects of life to help you lead a fulfilling and independent lifestyle.

Our Lifestyle Support Services Include:

  • Household Assistance: Share household tasks and responsibilities to build life skills and a sense of community.
  • Budgeting Skills: Receive education on effective budgeting, helping you manage your finances independently.
  • Nutrition and Meal Preparation: Learn about nutritious diets and meal preparation to maintain a healthy lifestyle.
  • Appointment Assistance: We assist in booking and attending doctors’ and specialist appointments, ensuring your health is a priority.
  • Community Access: Enjoy opportunities for social and recreational activities within the community.
  • Transportation: We provide transportation services to ensure you can access important events and activities.
  • Exercise and Outdoor Activities: Our support workers encourage light exercise and outdoor activities to promote well-being.
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

What is Supported Independent Living (SIL)?

SIL is a form of NDIS support designed for individuals with higher support needs who require assistance with daily tasks and around-the-clock care to live independently.

How do I access SIL services at Empowered To Care?

To access our SIL services, you need to be an NDIS participant. We can assist you with the NDIS application process and work with you to develop a personalised plan, then a support coordinator can help apply and receive SIL funding.

Can I choose my support workers?

Yes, we believe in empowering our participants. You can choose support workers who align with your needs and preferences, ensuring a positive and comfortable experience.

Is SIL only provided in group homes?

No, SIL can be provided in both group homes and individual settings, depending on your needs and preferences. We offer flexible options to suit your lifestyle.

What training do your support workers receive?

Our support workers undergo comprehensive training, including first aid, CPR, and specialized training related to SIL. We prioritise their continuous professional development.

Join Empowered To Care today to experience personalised and empowering Supported Independent Living services that enhance your independence and enrich your life.

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