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National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)

National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)

mecwacare is registered under the NDIS to provide the following home and support services:

  • Assistance with self-care: personal care including, showering, dressing and bathroom assistance to maintain good hygiene and support healthy living.
  • Transport: mecwacare can assist with travel and transport arrangements to and from school, work, medical appointments, local shopping centres, events, social opportunities and around the community.
  • Assistance to access community, social and recreational activities.  mecwacare can assist clients in community participation, promoting independence and active living. This includes the development of daily living and life skills.
  • Assistance with daily life/ domestic assistance: mecwacare can provide support with domestic duties such as vacuuming, mopping, cleaning kitchens or bathrooms, washing, ironing, changing bed sheets and general tidying up.
  • Community nursing. Support by Enrolled Nurse or Registered Nurse.
  • Support Coordination

mecwacare’s NDIS funded home care and support is available in greater Melbourne and regional Victoria.

The following centre-based programs are available under NDIS funding:

mecwacare’s centre-based disability programs primarily operate from the Fisher Street Centre in Malvern East.

Group based community, social and recreational activities include:

  • Life skills development
  • Personal development
  • Health and fitness, walking groups
  • Horticulture
  • Leisure options
  • Literacy, pre-vocational training and business skills
  • Arts and crafts
  • Sports and recreation
  • Group transport is also available from this Centre

For an up-to-date list of programs and activities, please contact mecwacare Fisher Street Centre, 57 Fisher St, Malvern East VIC 3145.

Phone: 03 9572 9000 email community@mecwacare.org.au.

Access is available to clients from the southern and eastern metropolitan regions of Melbourne

mecwacare also runs disability programs in two other centres, please contact the centres for an up-to-date list of programs: