A goal, I am working towards is, being able to feel independent enough, to live with one other person of my choice and my Support Workers are helping me to get closer to this goal by assisting me with food shopping trips and helping me make dinner.
Fran is now comfortably leaving the safety of her home and actively seeks fun things to do out in the community. Which is giving her a sense of belonging.
Thirty years, Mike has been part of Interchange. It makes us utterly proud to support a vibrant personality like his, from the very start of the organisation's existence.
Eleisha has been providing a safe, stable and nurturing home environment for Dalton for the past three years. The host and her adult children have welcomed the young man to their family and have given him a place to belong.
Together with her Support Team, Carys from our Osborne park Neighbourhood organised to go down to Busselton for a few days to switch off and have some peace and quiet.
Together with her Support Team, Renee discovered her talents, abilities and found an area of work that she would definitely be interested in pursuing. Yepp you guessed it - it had to be something with horses.
The Australasian Society for Intellectual Disability (ASID) has recently published a paper on people with Intellectual Disability and Complex Support Needs. But what do we mean when we talk about people with complex support needs?
Interchange will be making a submission to assist the Royal Commission with their inquiry into the use of restrictive practices on people with disability.
At Interchange our motto is "Nothing about me, without me" - That's why we like to keep the people we support informed on everything that's going on in our organisation and the sector.
Our Annual Report Booklet just arrived and we are super excited about all the great things you, our staff and this organisation have achieved in the past year. To find out more about Natasha's upcoming 21st birthday party, Shay's great holiday plans or Joel's winning bowling streak read on!