Your Life Your Choice Host Providers - Disability Services, Department of Communities, Child Safety and Disability Services (Queensland Government)

Your Life Your Choice Host Providers

Sunshine Coast Independent Living Service Inc

Available to

Sunshine Coast and Somerset Region

Target group

All people with disability aged 0-65.

Organisational Information

SCILS is a well-established Sunshine Coast based not-for-profit organisation and charity, that has been support people with disabilities since 1989. We are Quality Assured under the Human Services Quality Standards.
The objects for which the association is established are:

a) to support people with a disability, their family members and their carers.
b) to promote support services which enable people who have a disability to live independently, within their local community.
c) to promote a framework of support which allows these people and their families to make effective decisions, while upholding their privacy, dignity and confidentiality.
d) to ensure that the developmental needs of people are met through the provision of ongoing life skills development and involvement in community activities.
e) to promote and advocate on behalf of people with disability to ensure that they have access to community services and that their individual needs are met in the least restrictive way possible.
f) to offer support and encouragement to people to participate in and be included in the life of the community.
g) to promote and uphold the legal and human rights of each person with disability.

Host Provider Model

SCILS for You will offer and deliver a model of Self Directed Support that is flexible and responsive to each person's preference across the Spectrum of Self Directed Support reflecting the Your Life Your Choice Framework; and in so doing the person and/or family can self-direct their supports to a level that they are comfortable with, and purchase coordination support if they require.

  • The person accepts full responsibility for the planning, budgeting and organising their support, and where the Funding is advanced to the person's back account.
  • The person accepts most of the responsbilities for the planning and organising of their support. The remainder is purchased, and where funding may be advanced, reimbursed or held by the service provider.
  • The person accepts some of the responsibilities for planning, budgeting and organising their support. Additional support in these areas can be purchased.

Fee Structure

Initial Consultation of 1 hour free is offered to persons interested utilising SCILS for You services. This provides and initial assessment of whether we are the appropriate service.

Establishment fee: $400
Provides for our participation with the person to deveop the plan, or to provide the person with person centred tools to develop a plan, or to review the person's existing plan.
The development of the agreement between the person and SCILS for You as host provider.
The set-up of administrative processes to ensure accountability to you and the funding body.
The provision of a handbook for self-direction and management, including staffing, employment, legal, industrial and insurance issues, documents and templates, and a computer system for accountability.

Administration fee:

5% of package for Full Self Direction Arrangements
The person is the employer or contractor of services, undertakes full management and control of services inclusing recruitment, employment, payroll and rosters.
Funding will be auspiced by SCILS for You, and disbursed monthly as a direct payments.
The fee purchases the following administration supports:

  • Management of the Service Agreement, Auspice of funding, Provision of Quarterly Statement of Expenditure, provision of general information/advice and referral service, Meeting Dept of Communities statutory reporting obligations, Compliance with Audit Requirements.

7% of package for Shared Management Arrangements
The person/family manages their own staffing and coordination of support and services and provides SCILS for You with all disability related invoices and expenses by the end of each month. SCILS for You receives the quarter's funds from Disability Services and pays all the expenses.
The fee purchases the following administration supports:

  • Management of the Service Agreement, Auspice of funding, Provision of Quarterly Statement of Expenditure, provision of general information/advice and referral service, Meeting Dept of Communities statutory reporting obligations, Compliance with Audit Requirements.

8% of package for Provider Managed-Client Directed Arrangements
The person/family is involved in the planning regarding the detail of the required service delivery.
SCILS for You manages all administrative components of service provision, including employments, payroll and rosters as well as Management of the Service Agreement, Auspice of funding, Provision of Quarterly Statement of Expenditure, provision of general information/advice and referral service, Meeting Dept of Communities statutory reporting obligations, compliance with Audit Requirements.

Extras $60 per hour - for any service provided outside the scope of the Service Agreement between the person and SCILS and You.

Website

http://www.scils.com.au

ABN

77040371974

Contacts

Contact name:
Jennie James
Contact position:
Finance and Business Manager
Contact phone:
(07) 5441 7278
Contact email:
host@scils.com.au

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