Elba Provides Assistance With Daily Life Tasks In and Away from Family Living Arrangements.
Elba Provides Disability Accommodation and Assistance With Daily Life Tasks In and Away from Family Living Arrangements
This support incorporates assistance with and/or supervising tasks of daily life in a setting away from an individual’s natural family living accommodation. It may be either temporary or ongoing. There is a focus on developing an individual’s skills to live as autonomously as possible.
Elba will work with members to develop a plan that outlines how to support their individual needs and goals. Our human resources team works in conjunction with each member to ensure a support worker is employed that will effectively communicate, support, and assist them in achieving goals and aspirations. Our HR team strives to match personality, personal needs, and care requirements with those of new support workers.
We offer support during the day and night, through the week and weekends, depending on your requirements. The following is a snapshot of the supports Elba can provide:
- Assistance with personal care, preparing meals with a focus assisting people to learn new skills, gain or maintain their independence skills
- Support with daily living activities such as communication, mobility, transport, shopping, and purchasing tasks
- Help to attend medical and other appointments
- Transport training to gain new skills, confidence, and independence in using public transport facilities
Our Host Family arrangement is usually a long-term living arrangement. It is a place our member (the person with a disability) can call ‘home’. The aim is for the member to live a fully inclusive life while learning new life skills and gain exposure to new and exciting activities. In addition to working towards the member’s personal centred goals to empower them to have a quality lifestyle.
The above arrangement for a Host Family can also be of short, medium, or long term depending on the member’s needs. The goal is for the member to have a supportive home, to enrich their quality of life, and gain new skills. They can also build on their social contacts, experiences, and friendship through various recreation and social activities while maintaining a sense of security in a supportive host family home setting.
Supported Shared Living:
An individual with a disability can live in their own home by themselves with a support worker. Support worker provides one to one support on a full-time, part-time, or casual basis.
Shared living is support people living together with the member in the members’ homes. They share life skills and friendship, or in the support worker’s home with the member becoming part of the home. Each member is unique and so is their shared living arrangements that are designed to give a consistency of care and support.
The shared living arrangement can be for short, medium, or long term on a permanent basis. Working with the member, the member’s guardian, and Elba Inc. with the best interest in mind for Elba’s member, to have a quality lifestyle that provides the member with choices to empower them with a rich inclusive life.