Care Support Network is very excited to announce that we are now offering Support Coordination and Plan Management Services to NDIS participants.
Today is International Day of People with Disability and the 2017 theme is “Transformation towards sustainable and resilient society for all”. The overarching principle of this theme is to ‘leave no one behind’ and empowers people with disability to be active contributors of society.
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If you're a sole trader, the ATO app gives you a quick and easy way to complete your tax time tasks anytime, anywhere.
With recent changes to the delivery of Home Care Packages, it is harder than ever to get your head around how to get one, and how they work. Here, we try to demystify the process for you. Staying at home and living independently should be easy.
Good news! There’s a shortage of care workers in Australia. OK, so that’s not good news at all. But it does offer a wealth of opportunity to people looking to enter, or re-enter the workforce.
This article in the Sydney Morning Herald demonstrates how the job boom in the disability sector is leading to opportunities for school leavers, but it’s not only younger people who will benefit. 70 000 new jobs means there is something for everyone.
The NDS WA state conference was well attended on Monday 11th and Tuesday 12th September with over 500 attendees across the disability sector. Care Support Network was warmly welcomed in Perth and delegates and exhibitors alike were keen to know more about our brand-new online matching service for support workers, carers and care seekers. Some comments we received were: “That’s terrific, you can choose your own support worker and find them online” and “I’m definitely looking for more work on my own terms.” Care Support Bear also made an appearance to liven up the event by offering free hugs and a care bag for all.
In the past, casual work has been seen as the territory of the student or transient hospitality worker. These days, however, more people are jumping on board with casual work. The flexibility and choice it offers is more than enough to outweigh the disadvantages for most people. The ‘Australia’s Casual Workforce Report’ by Care Support Network and McCrindle Research has uncovered some interesting attitudes held by Australians towards casual work. Perhaps most surprising, is that most people employed in a casual capacity choose this option to suit their lifestyle, rather than it being a role forced on them by their employer. Almost three in five people choose casual work because of the flexibility it affords.