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

Beacon Support Pty Ltd.

Available to

Greater Brisbane, Ipswich and Scenic Rim and south to the Gold Coast and north to the Sunshine Coast as far north as Noosa.

As Beacon Support’s area of support expands, so will our ability to offer the Host Provider Model.

Target group

The primary target group is individuals and families living with a disability who have complex health care needs and require specialised clinical supports. Beacon Support will however seek to provide host provider services to individuals who identify with its organisational values and areas of expertise.

Organisational Information

At Beacon Support we provide homecare and lifestyle support. We assist people to continue living in their own home by providing the right staff to suit the needs of yourself or a family member. Our service is all about providing professional support and care to our clients in their own home from 2 hours per day to 24 hours per day.

We strive to ensure people with a disability are enabled to lead valued and fulfilling lives, hence our motto “Life Enabling”.

A great service provider does this and much more. Also important to us is delivering according to our values:

  • Honesty and Integrity
  • Transparency in our interactions with our clients, their families and or representatives
  • Honouring the trust that a family puts in us for the support of their loved one
  • Equity – Every person given the same opportunities in the same situation (fair, consideration, even handed in a moral and ethical manner)
  • Self determination for all service users
  • Fiscal Responsibility (seeking to balance funding with need)
  • Safety and Security
  • Authenticity – we try and be what we say we are
  • Consistent High Quality Support

Host Provider Model

Beacon Support's host provider model is heavily weighted toward mentoring / consulting with you to enable you to effectively self direct. You are ably backed up with skilled professionals should you need them for the various functions in your service planning and delivery.
Our model of hosting allows you to enter at any level of service appropriate to your capacity and adjust service provision should that capacity change. We have identified and costed three levels of service provision with clear parameters that will allow you to make informed decisions about your needs and ensure that services perform to you expectations.
This is a flexible model and we can tailor to your individual and specific needs.

Fee Structure

Beacon Support can provide Host Provider Services to people with a disability and their families from a minimal level of fund holding and auspicing of services, through to a fully inclusive support service. Rates are quoted on an hourly basis for additional supports, however fixed price quoting is available for specific components of support additional to the minimal level. This will provide flexibility and certainty to the client.

All quoted prices are exclusive of GST.

Initial set up

Compulsory - one off: $1000

  • Mentoring / consultation workshops.
  • Host provider service agreement.
  • Tools for self management.

Option 1

Client has extensive control over their package of support, and takes on the role of employment of staff or contracts staff and services from other organisations.
Compulsory basic host provider fee 5%* of funding package

  • Financial administration including receipt and holding of funding and payment of expenses; and accountability to funding provider.
  • Quarterly financial statements.
  • Auspice of funding package.
  • Optional service quality mentor / consultant support $60 per hour.
  • Meetings with individual, family/carer and others.
  • Development / review of Person Centred Plan including advice, coaching and budget development.
  • Information on employer responsibilities and the provision of tools including health and safety checklists, employment contracts, induction.. This can include a recruitment support.
  • Assistance with any funding applications.
  • Advice on working with brokerage services.
  • Optional training (in-house) $60 per hour (plus material costs and other relevant approved expenses).
  • Orientation / induction training.
  • Access to resources.
  • Access to support worker training.
  • Training workshops.
  • Optional administration support $45 per hour.
  • Administration staff member to assist with client administration activities.

Option 2

Client has strong control over their package of support, and takes on the role of employment of staff or contracts staff and services from other organisations. In this option there are agreed contracted supports with Beacon Support in place for their protection and security.
Compulsory basic host provider fee 13% of funding package:

Funding package <$20K capped at 15 hours per annum
Funding package $20-$40K capped at 30 hours
Funding package $40K+ capped at 50 hour

  • Financial administration including receipt and holding of funding and payment of expenses; and accountability to funding provider.
  • Quarterly financial statements.
  • Auspice of funding package.
  • Development / review of Person Centred Plan including advice, coaching and budget development.
  • Advice on staff recruitment.
  • Advice on external community resources.
  • Assistance with any funding applications.
  • Assistance with staff recruitment.
  • Advice re management of staff.
  • Linking and referral.
  • Optional additional service quality mentor / consultant support $60 per hour.
  • As per above for any hours over and above the allocated hours.
  • Optional training (in-house) $60 per hour (plus material costs and other relevant approved expenses).
  • Orientation / induction training.
  • Access to resources.
  • Access to support worker training.
  • Training workshops.
  • Optional administration support $45 per hour.

Website

http://www.beaconsupport.com.au

ABN

18154234312

Contacts

Contact name:
Andrew Schloss
Contact position:
General Manager / Director
Contact phone:
07 3325 4343
Contact email:
enquiries@beaconsupport.com.au

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