Community Access and Self Care

Our Community Access and Self Care services support you to encourage independence and improve your everyday life skills.

Community Access and Self Care can be almost anything you want it to be. Community Access and Self Care is a one to one service that helps you with everyday life skills and tasks that will build your independence.

Our Community Access and Self Care team can work with you in a number of different ways, depending on your specific needs. This may include:

  • Community participation, like supporting you to attend appointments, support with grocery shopping, or access social activities of your choice
  • Self-care, including learning skills in your home like cleaning and cooking
  • Capacity building, including travel training, parenting training and budgeting support
  • In-home support when your usual support network is unavailable

If there is an activity you would like to join but haven’t yet been able to, Interaction can tailor a program to your exact needs and likes with one-to-one support.

Interaction now offers support for parents with intellectual disability. Click here to learn more.

Why Choose Interaction for Community Access and Self Care?

Our Community Access and Self Care team is full of compassionate and experienced Support Workers who value life-long learning and understand the best ways to support your needs. Community Access and Self Care encourages and empowers you to live how you want to live, while working toward your goals.

We commit to matching you with the right support worker. If you choose Interaction, we will ask you some questions to match you with the best person to suit you, and make sure that you’re happy with the choice.

Our one on one support program can be tailored specifically to meet the needs of people with any type of disability. This can include accessing the community, providing in-home support or training for life skills with a focus on your health and wellbeing.

Our Community Access and Self Care team can also assist families and carers in finding a Support Worker for those instances when you aren’t available.

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Passionate Disability Support Workers in Sydney

Interaction has a collection of enthusiastic, experienced and dedicated disability support workers in Sydney and the Central Coast. Our staff take great pride in creating pathways to positive disability community access and disability self-care.

From stable employment to social connection and exploring hobbies, we believe in the power of  community access and a strong support network. Interaction also adopts a flexible approach that is tailored to exact needs and circumstances.

NDIS Community Access and Self Care

As an organisation, we value the development of life-long skills. For example, our self-care work is centred critical skills such as cleaning and cooking. These valuable skills are a crucial part of independent living, while empowering each participant to live how they want to live.

Interaction also offers capacity building NDIS services in Sydney. Capacity Building supports offer valuable assistance with important activities such as budgeting, parenting, travel, employment support, and more.

If you have any questions about Disability Community Access or Disability Self Care supports, please contact us now.

Community Participation in Sydney and the Central Coast

Assistance with Community Participation is a recognised support category that may be included in your individual NDIS Plan. This community participation work can involve NDIS support workers accompanying you on a social outing (such as a movie or concert) or activities that are group based in your local community (such as theatre groups or sport).

Community participation is also crucial when parents or guardians aren’t able to accompany you to appointments or scheduled social activities. If you are interested in community participation or NDIS self-care supports in Sydney, don’t hesitate to get in touch.

Interaction’s services are available to individuals and families across NSW, including participants with intellectual and/or physical disability, and the families and carers of people with disability.

Alana Turner

Alana Turner

Community Access & Self Care Coordinator

Alana began her career with Interaction as a casual support worker, moving into other positions including Key Worker and Acting House Manager. With a Diploma of Community Services (Case Management), Alana is currently Acting Community Access and Self Care Coordinator, and enjoys connecting participants with supports so they can achieve their goals.

Aleksija Petrovic

Aleksija Petrovic

Community Access & Self Care Coordinator

Aleksija started her career as a Children Services Educator shortly moving into the role as a Nominated Supervisor. After over three years in the Children Services Industry she took a short break and started with Interaction in 2019 as a Social Educator. Within that time, she moved into the role of Key Worker and now into her current role of Direct Support Coordinator. Aleksija loves working in partnership with families and participants and finds it most rewarding when individuals are able to achieve their goals. Being a part of someone’s journey and impacting their lives in a positive way gives her a great sense of accomplishment and joy. 

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