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Get on your bike! Improving health and wellbeing at Marriott.

September 25 2018

Making it easier for people with disability to build their health and wellbeing is very important and we are excited to be expanding sessions at our Community Hub gym. Through donations from our wonderful supporters and some additional funds, we purchased new equipment. The new equipment includes a treadmill, bikes, a multi station piece for […]

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NDIS transition

About to face your NDIS meeting? Here are three tips to get a good result.

September 13 2018

It is not news that the NDIS is confusing and with the volume of NDIS information, we understand you can feel overwhelmed. Here are three things to help you get a good NDIS plan. 1. Be prepared – know what you need now and also supports for building capacity. 2. Do not expect the planners […]

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Tips to manage feelings during your NDIS meeting

September 10 2018

To get an effective NDIS plan that reflects the reality of supporting the person you care for does require you to talk honestly about the support you give. Preparing for your NDIS planning meeting, is the time to be honest despite feelings of reluctance. Here are some examples of supports that carers have felt awkward […]

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Seven things to look for in an NDIS Support Co-ordinator?

August 16 2018

If your NDIS plan includes Support Co-ordination you may be unsure what that is. Support Co-ordination plays an important role in making your NDIS plan come alive, by helping you make sure implementation is effective. Here are some of the things a Support Co-ordinator does: • Understands your plan and helps you choose and connect […]

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James pursues his art, thanks to NDIS.

August 06 2018

At Marriott Support Services we support people with disability to find and keep a job. https://www.marriott.org.au/supported-employment/ Like James who has worked in crews with Enviro Management Services for over 10 years and during that time he developed new skills, confidence and has been a positive crew member. Since 2015 James has also been developing his artistic […]

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Building capacity with independent travel into the city

June 20 2018

Fashion exhibition As part of the Beauty Workshop, we are a group of women who love fashion and attend Marriott’s Roads to Independence (RTI) program, and recently we caught the train and tram to Melbourne Museum to see a fashion exhibition called ‘You Can’t Do That!’ It was all about clothes and designers that ‘broke […]

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What makes a great art program co-ordinator?

June 14 2018

Marriott Community has a vibrant art program, as evidenced by the amazing works currently on display as part of our ‘Stuck on You’ art show. So what makes a great art program co-ordinator? – Recognising each individual’s capability and working with them to build their skills and experience. – Encouraging and inspiring people to explore […]

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Barb reflects on preparing for NDIS.

April 18 2018

Barb, the mother of Lucy, who attends Marriott Community Hub, reflects on her NDIS experience. At first we were anxious about the NDIS because we have things set up for Lucy now that Lucy is really happy with and work well for us as a family and we didn’t want to have that disrupted. What […]

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Ani

April 18 2018

Ani’s on a mission called life. Ani is a young woman with a friendly personality and strong sense of curiosity about the world around her. Ani enjoys getting out and about on public transport and into the city especially museums and art galleries and she has a very good knowledge of capital cities of the […]

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For parents of school students – NDIS information session

October 27 2018

              Are you a parent of a school age student with a disability and uncertain about the NDIS? You are not alone. We can help you started or know what you need to do next.  Our experienced NDIS Transition team can help you. Don’t be anxious and definitely don’t hope […]

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Kingston Town Hall, Melbourne

Marriott Support Services Annual General Meeting

November 12 2018

              Bring your friends and family for an enjoyable evening to hear what Marriott has achieved and celebrate our wonderful Marriott Community. At the Kingston Town Hall 6pm-7.30pm

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