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Stories of Interchange – Meet Sharon

Sharon is a young Aboriginal woman in her mid 20’s. Sharon had a troubled youth and was incarcerated in 2017 for two years. On release, Interchange were asked to support Sharon to move into a safe home with a 24/7 support team.
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Update: Disability Royal Commission reviews Group Homes

To date, Interchange has not been contacted by the RC. It appears the profile of organisations contacted relate to group homes and disability employment. Notably, the first review of Group Homes in Victoria has highlighted both good and bad practice. 
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We think you are Awesome – Amanda Crawford

Amanda Crawford has been with Interchange for almost 10 years, and never ceases to impress the people we support, their families and guardians, and the Interchange team around her.
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Resilience during a disease outbreak

The constant news media coverage and warnings about COVID-19 may cause us to worry about our own and our family’s health and safety. While it is perfectly normal to be concerned, there are steps you can take to be prepared to cope should your community be affected.
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Stories of Interchange – Meet Dean!

Dean has only been supported by Interchange for a few months but with the help of his support worker Joy he has been kicking one goal after the other.
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Meet Joy – Nominee WA Disability Support Awards 2020

Joy has been working with Interchange for almost 2 years, helping the people she supports work towards attaining the perfect job for them. She is an absolute superstar when it comes to helping people discover their own unique skills and talents, and then identify, or even create, a job or small business that fits them perfectly.
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We Think You Are Awesome – Vanessa French

Support legend Vanessa from our Rockingham Neighbourhood began her journey with Interchange almost 2 years ago. The support worker is well known to go above and beyond her job role, tailoring her support exactly to each individual to make sure every person gets the best service possible and achieves their personal goals.
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NDIS in Review by Nicki Dyson, Executive Manager People & Culture

The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is a world-first system of disability support for eligible Australians with permanent and significant disability. Since its roll out, some people still report that they find the NDIS over-complicated, frustrating and confusing. In response, the Australian Government promised to develop an NDIS Participant Service Guarantee to improve experiences with the NDIS.
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Different Lens – Your time to SHINE!

Everyone has a story - Share YOURS! Carers WA is working together with Screenwest for a one-off opportunity for a Western Australian Producer or Production Company to work with emerging storytellers and practitioners who identify as disability-diverse. They are looking for 12 community members who have a disability and are willing to share their stories of how they contribute to their communities.
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WA Disability Support Awards – And The Nominees Are…

Together with our valued Customers we nominated 10 Interchangers, who went above and beyond for the people we support and our organisation, for this years WA Disability Support Awards.
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