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Services

My Aged Care

ADEC provides Home Care services to assist our clients to continue living safely, comfortably and independently in their own home.

ADEC works in partnership with our clients understanding personal needs, language requirements, cultural background, living and family environment. Each client are assigned a case manager who is in regular contact – ensuring a personalised services with frequent and regular communication.

Services organised for our clients with Home Care Packages include:

Personal Care

  • Help with dressing, showering and toileting
  • Meal preparation
  • Advice and assistance to make the home safer and easier to live in
  • Medication management
  • Wellness checks and support through injury or recovery
  • Continence management
  • Help to maintain movement and mobility
  • Nursing and Allied Health Services

 Comunnity Access

  • Transport (independent or assisted)
  • Help with outings (shopping, attending activities and appoinments)

 ADEC support our clients to access their community for recreational, educational and vocational purposes.

Domestic Support

  • Help to move around the house safely
  • Meals
  • Cleaning
  • Laundry
  • Gardening
  • Home maintenance
  • In Home Respite care and companionship (days visits or overnight stays)

 You can download, ADEC's Home Care Package fees by clicking here

Interpreters can be arranged free of charge.

For further information about this program please contact ADEC on 03 9480 7000 and ask to speak with the Aged Care Team Leader, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  or fill the form below.

 

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Access and Support

Group Activities Programs

Advocacy

ADEC’s advocacy program assists people to understand their rights, access information and services, and to speak up for what is needed to improve their situation.  

ADEC specialises in helping people from diverse cultural backgrounds who are living with a disability.   

Our Advocacy support staff will help you work out what the issue is, what you want to happen and prepare an advocacy plan.  The plan may involve us attending meetings with you and helping you present your view. 

ADEC provides:

Individual Advocacy 
Short-term one-on-one assistance to help you solve an issue.

Family Advocacy
Short-term one-on-one assistance for carers and families to solve an issue.

Self- Advocacy                                                                                                                                                                                                            Training and information sessions to communities about how to advocate for yourself or your loved ones.

Our Advocay support staff can assit with:   

  • Advocating for you or providing advice around issues with schools, housing, transport, guardianship or financial management orders, or Centrelink
  • Assiting you to make formal complaints to service providers around disability discrimination
  • Linking to services that will be able to provide ongoing assitance 

This service is free

Interpreters can be arrange for free charge

For further information about this service please contact ADEC on 03 9480 7000 and ask to speak with the Advocacy Team Leader or email  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  or  fill the form below.

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This program received funding from the Commonwealth and Victorian Governments. 

Disability Support

ADEC is committed to providing support services to people living with disability so that they can live safely at home and participate in their community. ADEC ensures services and supports are appropriate to the individual needs ensuring goals are achieved resulting in improved health, wellbeing and quality of life.


The team at ADEC work closely with clients to understand their personal needs, language requirements, cultural backgrounds and living environment. We establish a partnership approach which enables our clients to:


• Achieve appropriate independence
• Be involved in decision making
• Achieve their goals
• Practice positive behaviour


We match support staff who are culturally sensitive, flexible and experienced to provide:

Personal Care

ADEC engages support workers who respectfully provide a range of personal hygiene care and support.

Community Access

ADEC supports our clients to access their community for recreational, educational and vocational purposes.

Domestic Support

ADEC provides a range of in-home domestic support including household chores and cleaning, grocery shopping and assisted exercise.

Interpreters can be arranged free of charge.

For further information about this service please contact ADEC on 03 9480 7000 and ask to speak with the Disability Services Team Leader or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  or fiil the form below.

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 This program received funding from the Commonwealth and Victorian Governments. 

Specialist Support Services for people over 65 years of age

ADEC's Specialist Support Services provides support for people (and their carers) who are older than 65 years of age to remain living independently in their home and communities.

Our Specialist Support staff provide assistance for people who: 

  •  Need help understanding the support services available to them
  •  Need help accessing services
  • Have diverse needs or circumstances
  • Are from culturally and linguistic diverse backgrounds
  • Our staff can assist you with:
  • Contacting My Aged Care and supporting you through the assessment process
  • Helping you understand how services work
  • Finding out what services are available to meet your needs and lifestyle
  • Helping you understand how services work and linking you with the right services to improve your quality of life
  •  Helping you understand information given to you by service providers
  • Helping you engage with your local community such as Social Support Groups

 

This service is free.

Interpreters can arrange for free charge.

For further information about this service please contact ADEC on 03 9480 7000 and ask to speak with the Specialist Support Officer, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  or fill the form below.

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Fees and Charges

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Capacity Building

ADEC’s Capacity Building Officers offer individual and community support focused on the empowerment and inclusion of people living with disability and/ or mental ill-health, their families, carers and communities.

Our team of Capacity Building Officers can help with the following:

  • Build your skills and confidence to transition to the NDIS
  • Connect with relevant services
  • Make informed decisions about the supports you receive
  • Build your skills and confidence to advocate for yourself
  • Provide information and education about a range of topics, including mental health, well-being, human rights and domestic/gendered-based violence awareness
  • Promote your engagement in positive relationships
  • Introduce practical strategies in maintaining your wellbeing

You can contact our Capacity Building Officers on 03 9480 7000 (Option 2), fill the form below or email  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

 

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Intake & Referral

All clients who wish to request use of ADEC programs can do so through telephone, email, in person or in writing. Consumers can also be referred to ADEC by service providers, the NDIS, My Aged Care or family members/significant others. 

Flexible Service Response for people under 65 years of age

ADEC's Flexible Service Response provides support to people (and their carers) who are having difficulty performing their daily tasks. The service is targeted at people who:

  • are under 65 years of age; or
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders who are under 50 years of age

 The service aims to improve and maintain independence and capacity to live safely at home and participate in community activities.The service also provides support to carers by strengthening their capacity to maintain their care role.ADEC's focus is a person-centred care approach to ensure the activities provided meet individual needs.

ADEC will support eligible people by:

  • Organising activities to explore and understand individual and group needs
  • Providing information to help understand the support services available
  • Linking into appropriate support services
  • Helping to apply and access available services

ADEC specialises in supporting all people who:

  • Have diverse needs or circumstances
  •  Are from culturally and linguistic diverse backgrounds

 This service is free.

Interpreters can be arranged free of charge.

For further information about this service please contact ADEC on 03 9480 7000 and ask to speak with the Flexible Service Response Officer, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  or fill the form below.

 

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