About a year ago Shay moved out of her mother’s house. She wanted to live her own life and make her own decisions. Shay is now self-sufficient and living independently. With a little support, she manages her own laundry, shopping, cleaning and meal preparation.
"If we took time to listen and understand the people we support, or any disabled person in our lives, we could earn and gain a lot of wisdom as they have lived the experience.” - Judith Obai
At Interchange we strive to achieve the best outcomes for people we support as well as our staff. And we know the best way to find out what we are doing right, where we need to improve and what people need and want is by simply asking them. That’s why we recently conducted a customer and staff survey.
"They are nice, take good care of me and make me feel at home." - Natasha Heath has been living in a host arrangement for the past three years and enjoys feeling included and safe in a home environment.
The celebrate the achievements of people who demonstrate excellence, passion, vision and commitment to supporting people with disability. They recognise those...
Inspired by positive people Kaylene lives by the motto “try to be the best person you can be.” As people can only praise and say wonderful things about her, we’d say Kaylene is living well above that.
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!