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What is Personal Support?
Our highly trained Personal Support Workers specialise in providing professional care and assistance to people with physical disabilities in their homes, at work and in the community. They recognise the importance of preserving a person’s dignity and independence while offering the necessary support to simply go about their day.
We can help you with:
- Personal care: Showering, dressing, personal grooming, dental hygiene, skin checks, bowel therapy, prescribed exercise programs and assistance with taking medication.
- Light domestic duties: Laundry, meal preparation, cleaning, and tidying.
- Getting out and about: Assistance with community access activities including shopping, health and medical appointments, attending concerts and sporting events, as well as support when travelling on holiday.
Choose the right service for you
If you need extra support or a helping hand, our Personal Support services are here to assist you. Our dedicated team of Personal Support Workers are committed to supporting you in your daily life. Whether you require assistance with tasks such as getting in and out of bed, personal grooming and dental hygiene, maintaining a clean household, participating in community activities, or anything else, our goal is to make your life easier.
Whether you need support regularly or for specific tasks, our services are flexible and tailored to your individual requirements. Our Personal Support Workers are trained to provide the assistance you require while respecting your preferences and decisions.
Where are services offered?
We provide services in Queensland and Western Australia to anyone over the age of 18 with spinal cord damage or other physical disabilities, including neurological conditions such as cerebral palsy, motor neurone disease and multiple sclerosis. Our team understands the unique challenges you may face and we are committed to providing friendly and professional care that promotes your health, wellness, independence, and quality of life.
Why choose Spinal Life?
We take great pride in our highly skilled and compassionate team, who undergo extensive training to specialise in providing care and support for people with spinal cord damage or other physical disabilities. We conduct a rigorous selection process that ensures all our staff align with Spinal Life’s mission ‘to enable people to live an accessible, equitable and empowered life.’
You also will have a dedicated Client Service Officer who will help manage your individual support plan, your roster and any questions that you have along the way.
In addition to core training, we offer extended competencies where our Personal Support Workers receive further specialised training from Spinal Life’s nursing team. This additional training equips them with the expertise to provide specialised care in areas such as:
- Catheter flushing
- Stoma support
- PEG feeding
- Bowel irrigation
- Ventilation assistance
We understand the unique needs and challenges associated with these procedures, and we ensure our dedicated team is fully prepared to provide professional, high-quality support.
Funding and booking services
We work with most funding types including NDIS, NIIS, NIISQ, TIO, private funding such as insurance or WorkCover, and self-funded individuals. If you’re unsure if we can work with your funding body, just get in touch with our friendly team by calling 1300 774 625 or by completing an online contact form.
Support for Veterans
We are proud to support our veterans through the Veterans Home Care (VHC) program. Veterans, war widows, and widowers are eligible to receive support and assistance at home. This may include assistance with light domestic duties such as laundry, meal preparation, cleaning and tidying, as well as community access and personal care.