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

Bravo Disability Support Network

Available to

North Coast Region
Wide Bay Region

Target group

All people with a disability aged 0-64 years.

Organisational Information

Bravo is a medium sized community-based not-for-profit organisation. Bravo's skilled team works alongside people with disability and their families to provide flexible support alternatives. Supports can include but are not limited to: respite, community access and accommodation support and is as per the individual's plan.

Bravo is committed to working respectfully with individuals and families. Bravo believes individuals and families can thrive, grow and become more resilient with support provided in the right way at the right time.

Bravo believes that each person is a valued member of society and that people with disabilities are entitled to lifestyles valued and preferred by most citizens.

Host Provider Model

Bravo believes that everyone should have opportunities by having choice and control.

Bravo offers two options of support as detailed below.

This enhances flexibility and freedom in order for each person to engage the supports they require. In these models, individuals and families:

  • make their own decisions and manage the various aspects of their support (Option 1)
  • engage others to do it on their behalf (Option 2)

Fee Structure

Establishment fee

An establishment fee of $500 is applicable to both options and also includes the initial consultation and planning meeting.

Option 1: Self-managed costs 10% of annual funds

Under this option Bravo will cover:

  • limited administration
  • contract preparation and information
  • mandatory government reporting
  • monthly funds transfer
  • provision of templates for acquittal of funds

Under this option, you will be required to:

  • employ and manage your own staff, provide direct training and human resource management
  • provide accountability documents monthly (financial matters)
  • provide evidence of updated plans and goals achieved (direct support)
  • pay for any case management matters at the cost of $64 per hour including GST

Option 2: Planning management costs 25% of annual funds

Under this option Bravo will cover:

  • minimal administration
  • contract preparation and information
  • mandatory government reporting
  • monitoring your support
  • monitoring of progressive expenditure
  • linking and referral to other organisations

Under this option, you will be required to:

  • participate in the initial appointment and training of staff (human resource management)
  • participate in discussions related to the budget (financial matters)
  • participate in plan development (direct support)
  • pay for any extra case management matters at the cost of $64 per hour including GST

Contracts for both options will be reviewed annually.

Website

http://www.bravo.org.au

ABN

62947760546

Contacts

Contact name:
Judy Thomas
Contact position:
Lead Facilitator
Contact phone:
(07) 5482 5336
Contact email:
hosting@bravo.org.au

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