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.

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

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:

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