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YOUR LIFE YOUR CHOICE 

PROVIDING CHOICES   IMPROVING LIVES   CREATING FUTURES

Your Life Your Choice is a funding approach that enables people with a disability to have greater choice and control over the supports they receive in the community to assist with day to day living. IDEAL Placements doesn't follow traditional aspects of support, we individually assess & provide meaningful activities to our clients to help them improve their way of life and to achieve their goals & dreams.

Service Area's:

North to Gumla, South to St Laurence, Whitsunday Islands and west including Dysart, Moranbah and Glenden.

Target group

Anyone with a disability aged from birth to 65 that has a severe disability that impacts their day to day life.

About our Coordinator

Tracy Woods has been in the disability sector for over 20 years and have worked with  families and parents to assist them with lifelong planning. Tracy looks forward to providing ‘better choices, improving lives and creating futures’ for our current and future participants of these programs. 

Host Provider Model

Model 1 - Fully Self Directed - 5% of total package

In this model the client takes full responsibility for the support that is required including planning, budgeting, employment of staff and calculation of all statutory necessities including work cover and ATO requirements. IDEAL Placements will in most cases act as finance broker, manager only. This incurs administration costs to process funds and providing timely reports to the client/family/government. Additional services can be delivered at any time and written quotes (schedule of fees) for this will be provided and agreed upon before any further cost to client is incurred.

Model 2 - Partial - Partial Self Directed - 8% of total package

In this model the client accepts most for the responsibility for the planning and management of their needs. the client will employ their own staff and take responsibility for all activities involved as an employer. IDEAL will assist with planning, budgeting, recruitment processes, record keeping other business related advice. The client will be encouraged to use specialist areas and to source free services when available.

Model 3 - Minimal Self Directed - 10% of total package

In this model the client accepts limited responsibility for the planning and management of their needs. IDEAL Placements will assist the with the employment of staff and take responsibility for all activities involved as an employer. We will pay the wages, ensure all statutory requirements are met, will assist with planning, budgeting, recruitment processes, record keeping other business related advice, coordinate all purchasing requirements including calling for quotes so client can have the choice of product and/or service being purchased. The client will be encouraged to use specialist areas and to source free services when available.

All models will include annual review so that the client has the choice to move between models if they wish and to increase their own participation level in their Individual Plan. All models will be aligned to the inclusion of the client, family and carers and will cover where needed:

  • personal goals
  • social skills
  • creativity
  • community access
  • in home respite, and
  • sports, recreation and fitness

 

Fee Structure:

Model 1 - Fully Self Directed

5% of total package

Model 2 - Partial self Directed

8% of total package

Model 3 - Minimal Self Directed

10% of total package

If you would like more information on how you can get ‘Choice and Control’ over your funded supports, ring Tracy Woods today on             0488 343 560 / 4957 8177 or email ylyc@idealplacements.com.au

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