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

Your Life Your Choice Host Providers

EACH

Available to

Metro and Greater Brisbane; Logan, Moreton Bay and Gold Coast; Ipswich and Scenic Rim; Toowoomba, Lockyer Valley and Southern and Western Downs; Sunshine Coast and Somerset Region

Target group

All people with disability aged 0-65 years.

Organisational Information

EACH's vision is to build healthy and inclusive communities, based on a social model of health developed from the Ottowa Charter. EACH is recognised as a leading agency in the not-for-profit sector with over 40 years of experience providing holistic and integrated community, health and employment services to all age groups. EACH adopts a person-centre approach, using recovery and rehabilitiation principles. Bariers are assessed, focussing on your individual strengths and goals.
At EACH:

  • clients are at the centre of all care and systems
  • services are coordinated and integrated across disciplines
  • the broad social, economic and environmental determinants of health are recognised and addressed
  • services are reinforced by continuous quality improvement processes
  • an actively engaged workforce offers a responsive and flexible team

We understand disability and mental health issues including the episodic nature of illness and are ready to work with both the client and support agencies to achieve results.

EACH seeks to offer a tailored service directed by you for you. We will be your resource providing information, support and coordination in a way that empowers you and builds your capacity, so you and your family or signifcant others decide what you need in your own life.

Host Provider Model

Our host provider model offers two types of support packages - the self-directed package and the assisted package.
We are also committed to developing a person-centre response based on your needs and experience with self-directing your own Disability Services funds. Tailored packages can be developed if you would like a combination of the packages.

Fee Structure

Initial meeting: free

The initial meeting of one hour is free. This will be an opportunity for you and your family to explore if EACH can meet your goals and needs and to develop an understanding of the level of self-direction required by you and your family or representative. On agreeing to work with EACH a one-off establishment fee will be charged.

Establishment fee: $600 (one-off)

Self-directed package: 5% of total funding package

EACH holds and administers the fund and pays any bills associated with services and supports. You will source, direct and organise all services and supports.
Services include:

  • financial administration of package including receipt, holiding of funds and payment of bills
  • supply a monthly financial statement
  • auspice of funding package
  • communications with individual, family/carer and significant others
  • the development of a Person Centred Plan including advice, coaching and budget development with annual review or as required
  • information on employer responsibilities and the provision of tools including health and safety checklists, employment contracts, induction. This may include recruitment support.
  • advice on working with brokerage services
  • access to other EACH resources

EACH understands that you may require additional support outside of the agreed service contract. These additional services will be charged but you and/or representative will be provided with a quote prior to the commencement of the additional services.

Assisted package: 12% of the total funding package

EACH works together with you to source, direct and organise your services and supports. This may include the recruitment and supervision of staff. EACH will be responsible for the administration and acquittal for actual service provision and expenditure as well as sourcing and preparing quotes. EACH will provide ongoing coordination, planning and regular reviews. Services include:

  • financial and administration of package including receipt and holding funds and payment of bills
  • supply a monthly financial statement
  • auspice of funding package
  • meetings with you, family/carer and significant others
  • development of a Person Centred Plan including advice, coaching and budget development with review 6-monthly or as required
  • advice and assistance with direct support staff recruitment
  • advice on linking with external community resources
  • support with any funding applications
  • advice regarding management of support staff
  • training and mentoring for clients to increase self-direction and management
  • linking and referral to other support agencies
  • orientation/induction training
  • access to other EACH resources

EACH understanding that from time to time you may require additional support outside of the agreed service contract. These additional services will be charged but you and/or representative will be provided with a quote prior to the commencement of the additional services.

A tailored package can be negotiated at a rate of 5-12% of the total funding package.
Additional services are charged at $58.25/hr.
Fees will be reviewed on a regular basis.

Website

http://www.each.com.au

ABN

46197549317

Contacts

Contact name:
Susan Bambling
Contact position:
Manager - Strategic Development Southern Queensland
Contact phone:
1300 003 224
Contact email:
info@each.com.au

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