Centacare Disability Support Services

The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is a new way of providing support to people with a disability. It means greater choice and more control for people to achieve their goals.

Centacare is registered to provide services to NDIS participants under the name of Catholic Parish of St Agnes Port Macquarie. Registration Number: 29709979.

Centacare offers person-centred, tailored support to NDIS participants in the following ways:

In Home and Community Supports
Developing a goal plan with the participant and assisting to meet those goals by providing support with personal care, community access, social participation, developing life skills and life-stage transition.

Support Coordination
Support Coordinators assist people to understand their NDIS plan, connect and co-ordinate their supports, and develop capacity and resilience to manage their plan into the future. A Support Coordinator can assist with the implementation of supports in the plan, coordinate assessments, reports and service proposals, support the participant through identifying and selecting providers, monitoring plan and outcomes and plan expenditure.

Behaviour Support
Behaviour Support assists to manage challenging behaviours in a positive way by determining what is trying to be communicated by the person. A comprehensive and holistic assessment is carried out and a plan is then developed to support the person, their carers and their service providers.

Occupational Therapy services are available for people aged 7-65 years of age. This may include home modifications, equipment prescription, sensory assessments, functional capacity assessments, school assessments, and therapy to improve function.