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The Ella Services for people with Disability
National Disability Insurance Scheme Outcomes Framework:
To measure overall NDIS plan performance and goal attainment for individual participants
The framework consists of 8 Outcome Domains which may need to be delivered as part of a person’s plan
1. Daily Living
3. Health and Well Being
4. Lifelong Learning
6. Social and Community Participation
8. Choice and Control
The Ella Centre Services
The Ella Centre provides supports and services that contribute to the achievement of participants’ individual goals and outcomes within the context of all 8 domains.
Not all domains will be included in every person’s individual plan. Included domains are those relevant to the individual’s needs.
NDIS Core Supports
Daily Living and Social and Community Participation
These supports include: Assistance with Daily Life, Transport, Consumables and Assistance with Social and Community Participation
NDIS Capacity Building Supports
Choice and Control, Home, Social and Community Participation, Work, Relationships, Health and Wellbeing, Lifelong Learning, Choice and Control and Daily Living.
This category includes: Coordination of Supports, Improved Living Arrangements, Increased Social and Community Participation, Finding and Keeping a Job, Improved Relationships, Improved Health and Wellbeing, Improved Learning, Improved Life Choices and Improved Daily Living Skills
The Ella Centre
The Ella contributes to Coordination of Supports by assisting and strengthening your abilities to connect to and coordinate informal, mainstream and funded supports in a complex service delivery environment. This includes resolving points of crisis, developing capacity and resilience in your network and coordinating supports from a range of sources for you.
The Ella increases your Social and Community Participation through skills based learning supports that develop your independence in accessing the community. Our services meet all applicable industry operating standards.
NDIS Capital Supports
Daily Living and Home
These supports include Assistive Technology and Home
The Ella Centre
The Ella does not currently directly provide Assistive Technology such as wheelchairs, amplified, visual alert or vibrating alarms and doorbells, programmable memory aids, beds and pressure care mattresses etc
We may, however, be able to assist you with obtaining these items as part of our core support services
Young Adult Social Support (YASS)
Our Young Adult Social Support (YASS) program is a social group for young adults with moderate to high support needs who live in the Inner West. The service meets Saturdays and Sundays for day or evening activities, and two Friday night outings per month.
This is a great opportunity for young people to form friendships and participate in a diverse range of social activities within the community. Community participation is one of the main focuses of the program, with activities including outings to Sydney venues, such as the theatre, cinemas, putt-putt golf, bowling, swimming and dining at local restaurants, as well as centre-based activities, such as art and craft, music and dance, and games, with a BBQ lunch.
Group participants choose the activities and, with staff support, actively take part in running aspects of each session. Group sizes are kept to a minimum to allow for a high level of individual care for participants. Each person is offered at least two activities per month.
Younger Onset Dementia Social Support and Respite (YODSSR)
People with Younger Onset Dementia (YOD) have particular issues that aren’t often faced by older people with dementia. This program has been established to cater especially for people with YOD who can manage their own personal care, who are mobile, and who can look after their own medication.
Ours is a small, friendly group that meets every Monday and Thursday morning and provides:
- the chance to make new friends through age-appropriate activities and outings.
- an opportunity for physical activity, to maintain general health and well-being, and
- support, advice and respite for carers.
The Support Coordination Program for Older Parent Carers
To provide support services for ageing parent carers who have dependent children with disabilities. To allow the ageing parent carer, with their dependent child with a disability, to support their caring role and put in place transition plans for the future, including any accommodation needs, to improve their resilience and strengthen their capacity to fulfil their caring responsibilities through facilitating support and social networks.
This service will address the needs of the ageing parent carers over the age of 60, or 45 for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, and their child with a disability, respecting their values, cultural identity and recognizing their strengths and relationship.