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

Inclusion Plus Family Support Inc

Available to

Sunshine Coast and Somerset Region

Target group

All people with a disability aged 0 – 65 years.

Organisational Information

Inclusion Plus Family Support Inc. (Inclusion Plus) has been providing inclusive services for people with a disability and their families on the Sunshine Coast since 1987.
We offer a range of flexible, tailor made supports and activities and are committed to shaping the services we provide according to the needs of participants. Our aim is to assist you to achieve the goals and aspirations for the quality of life you want.
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Host Provider Model

As a Host Provider under the Your Life Your Choice service option Inclusion Plus are able to assist participants and their families who wish to manage or direct their own support.
We provide a flexible range of options for you to choose from to enable you to have as much or as little assistance as you require. Inclusion Plus assists you to either self-direct or self-manage your funds and you only pay for what you want us to do.
In addition, you can also combine this with the other services we offer including coordination, staffing and support options.

Fee Structure

Establishment Fee $250 (existing IPFS participants) $500 (new IPFS participants)

A one off payment charged on commencement for the costs associated with the setup of your funding. This includes an initial 2 hour consultation with you to develop a thorough understanding of the services and supports you require.

You can determine the level of service you require by choosing one of the 2 options listed below:

Self-Managed 3% (administration fee)

We provide your funding (less administration fee) to you directly for you to manage your own support services.

You are responsible for all aspects of the Your Life Your Choice process and we will transfer funds direct to your account at the commencement of each quarter.

You will be required to develop a support plan and budget and provide bank statements and details of expenditure at the end of each month.

Inclusion Plus will approve your plan and budget and provide quarterly reports to Disability Services on your behalf.

Self-Directed 6% (management, finance and administration fee)

We manage your funding for you and you direct all support services.

You are responsible for arranging and directing the type of support you want. We hold the funding and pay your invoices for you.

You will be required to develop a support plan and budget. You source your own staff or contractors, arrange support and keep track of your expenditure and forward invoices for payment.

Inclusion Plus will approve your plan and budget, pay your invoices and provide quarterly reports to Disability Services on your behalf.

Additional Services

We are here to support you through this process and assist you to transition to Your Life Your Choice.

Whichever option you select you have the choice of combining any or all of our additional services outlined below:

Coordination $65 per hour

You may like to access this service initially to help with your transition to the Self-Managed or Self-Directed options and on an as needs basis in the future.

Our coordinators have a wealth of knowledge and experience in the disability support field and are available to you as required.

This may include advice, planning, budgeting, rostering, and identifying suitable staff.

Support Staff Please contact us to discuss our current fees

Accessing our staff may help you in the interim whilst you establish your own Your Life Your Choice team and this support service is available for you to access at any time thereafter.

We have a pool of long term, experienced and qualified support staff that have passed our extensive induction process.

Support Services Please contact us to discuss our current fees

You can access a variety of our flexible tailored supports which may include but are not limited to:

• recreational, social, educational
• after school and vacation care
• accommodation services - short or long term, organised holiday stays
• individual or group activities
• in home, community or centre based venues

Exit Fee $125

A one off payment charged upon ceasing services for the costs associated with finalising your account.

This is ‘Your Life Your Choice’
Inclusion Plus is a progressive organisation open to new and innovative ideas.

We work in partnership with our families to develop and evolve our services to help you achieve the quality of life you deserve.

Please contact us to discuss your individual requests.

Website

http://www.ipfs.org.au

ABN

38025337535

Contacts

Contact name:
Wayne Swadling
Contact position:
Manager
Contact phone:
07 5441 6600
Contact mobile:
0438 416 600
Contact email:
Manager@ipfs.org.au
Secondary contact name:
Maureen Nicholls
Secondary contact position:
Coordinator
Secondary contact phone:
07 5441 6600
Secondary contact mobile:
0437 292 890
Secondary contact email:
Maureen@ipfs.org.au

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