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

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Your Life Your Choice Host Providers

Wide Bay Respite Services Association Incorporated

Available to

The host provider model will be available to people in the Bundaberg, Gympie, Burnett & Fraser Coast, however every effort would be made to accommodate visitors from other areas.

Target group

All people aged 0- 65 with a disability.

Organisational Information

As a host provider, Wide Bay Respite Services Association Inc. will play a pivotal role in supporting people with a disability and their families and/or carer's who choose to self-direct their funds, to take greater control of the types of support they receive and who or what the organisation provides that support.

Wide Bay Respite first started in 1997 providing a valuable service to the community. Since then, Wide Bay Respite has developed into an organisation which can offer individualised support to meet the needs of the person.

Host Provider Model

Our model is developed around the needs, aspirations and goals of the person we support. The model will be flexible to suit each individuals needs and their family

In our model, the individual and their family, together make their own decisions and choices.

A plan is developed in consultation with the person and their family. Each plan is monitored and reviewed regularly with the person and/or family and adjusted as desired by them.

Fee Structure

Model 1

Where the family accepts full responsibility for the planning, budgeting & organising their support. Funding is advanced into the families' bank account & the family chooses to employ their own workers, undertake their own HR requirements, undertake all administration functions, and pay for direct support and services.

  • Setup fee is $100
  • Annual review fee is $100 for case management for the year
  • Admin fee - 5%

Model 2:

If the family accepts most responsibility for the planning, budgeting & organizing their support. Funding may be advanced, reimbursed or held by Wide Bay Respite. Families can employ their own workers & undertake their own HR requirements, organize all required insurances, keep record of all receipts and support hours.

  • Setup fee is $500, this includes deciding a service, creating a plan, reviewing and monitoring the plan, organising support &/or training as required & setting up direct deposits & payments
  • Hourly fee is $38.50 for services is negotiable with the manager
  • Annual review fee is $100, this includes review & update of personal plans & case management for the year
  • Admin fee - 7.5%

Model 3:

Family accepts some of the responsibility for the planning, budgeting & organizing their support, additional support in these areas is purchased. This allows families to be involved & give direction in the recruitment and employment of their workers.

  • Setup fee is $500, this includes deciding a service, creating a plan, reviewing and monitoring a plan, organising support &/or training as required & setting up direct deposits & payments
  • Hourly fee is $38.50 for services but is negotiable with the manager
  • Annual review fee is $100,this includes review and update of personal plan & case management for the year
  • Admin fee- 10%

**Administration fees include costs associated with developing budgets with clients & maintaining & monitoring of funding, receipt of funding, meeting financial reporting requirements to the Dept of Communities, Child Safety & Disability Services, monitoring agreements to ensure compliance with relevant Industrial Relations agencies, maintaining a Quality Management system, reporting contractual statistical information & all other employer related expenses.

Website

http://www.widebayrespite.com

ABN

89 804 121 849

Contacts

Contact name:
Sharon Parry
Contact position:
Chief Executive Officer
Contact phone:
(07) 4125 3855
Contact email:
wbrs@bigpond.net.au

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