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Services

My Aged Care

The Home Care Packages program is a government-subsidised program that provides long-term support for older people +65 who want to remain living at home independently.

Home Care Packages was a new venture for ADEC and in July 2018, ADEC had 11 Home Care Packages which grew to over 35 packages by end of June 2019.

Our biggest advocates have been our aged care clients whose word-of-mouth referrals have resulted in new referrals and clients transferring their packages from other organisations to ADEC. Our Case Management and Support Coordination is delivered on the foundation of compassion, holistic, value-based care and by providing ethnic support workers to match our client’s ethnicity. Our USP is our tag line “we are just a phone call away”

The ADEC Aged Care Team has held 14 information sessions over the last 9 months, connecting with different CALD communities resulting in more than 100 referrals to access My Aged Care. Some of the communities linked to various services are the Fijian, Karen, Egyptian, Greek, Indian, Turkish and the Chinese.

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 Click here to check our Home Care Package Fee Schedule 2019

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Access and Support

Group Activities Programs

20190615 104148V1 The Group Activities Program offers a unique social support opportunity for carers and care recipients. The program was established more than ten years ago with only two language groups

 

Advocacy

Assist individuals living with a disability and their carers from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds.

Disability Support

Older Carers Respite 

The Older Carers Respite is Facilitated by Respite Support Workers

To be eligible for this service, older carers will:

  • Be aged 60 years and over
  • Receive Carer allowance
  • Reside with the person with a disability
  • Live in Melbourne’s Northern or Western Metropolitan Region

 

To refer a client/ self referral or learn more information about this program please call Brandi on (03) 9480 7000 (reception) or via email at  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  

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Click here to check our Disability Support Fee Schedule 2019

 This program received funding from the Commonwealth and Victorian Governments.

 

 

 

Transcultural Mental Health Resources

Transcultural Mental Health Program

The goal of ADEC’s Transcultural Mental Health Access Program (TMHAP) is to improve access to mental health services for people from multicultural backgrounds.

Fees and Charges

Become a member and help ADEC help our clients and the community.

Community Development Program

Our Community Development Programs help incease access to mental health services for ethnic communities.

Mental Health Self-Help Groups

Group Activity Partnerships have been successful in providing services across the region.

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.