QSSS would like to let everyone know that we are ‘business as usual’ during this unprecedented time of COVID-19. We are still open offering in-home supports to all our Clients. Some creative ideas have happened to also look at Community Access such as activities that still keep an individual busy and active in the home.
The NDIS have been very active in letting everyone know the updates. This link will take you directly to the information source: https://www.ndis.gov.au/coronavirus
At QSSS, we would like to give reassurance to everyone out there that we are taking all government advice, (both State and Federal Governments), and implementing the restrictions as they are coming out. This will apply to the rolling back of restrictions as well.
Ed note: Tania is the administration officer for QSSS, and this is her NDIS transition advice for people with physical disabilities:
I have spinal cord injury and I transitioned to the NDIS in December 2016 and I fully self-manage. I live in Charters Towers.
Got some strong feelings on housing design and accessible housing in Australia?
Well, have we (or ANUHD) got a survey for you!
Check it out at: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/ANUHD
We’ve corrected this announcement to have UK spelling (“liveable,” not “livable”) and included the original stock photo, simply because it’s so adorably generic.
For people already living with a disability, PBF Australia may at first glance seem like “closing the gate after the horses have bolted”. However, there is much more to it than meets the eye, and it’s only after incurring a catastrophic injury, like a spinal cord injury, that people may truly appreciate the value of having a membership like PBF’s.
It’s time to update your address books, as QSSS has a new post office box address and a new land-line number.
Spinal Home Help have put out an excellent two-part series of articles about choice, control and self determination with the NDIS.
While the NDIS is still a year away from its official roll-out in Brisbane, time certainly flies and thoughtful pieces like this may help guide the planning process.
White Ridge Farm, on Brisbane’s north-side, may be an easy, accessible way to get in touch with nature for the young and young-at-heart. All that “paddock to the plate” stuff without the crush of the Brisbane Ekka. Continue reading
Quickie is the proud new sponsor of the Wheelchair Grand Prix – coming to Queensland for the first time in 2017!
That probably sounds like a riddle but we’re talking about a new type of “rowable” ergonomic wheelchair wheels that propel you forwards by pulling backwards on the handrims. Continue reading