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Reflections on Charlie and the Chocolate factory.

October 07 2019

A group from Roads to Independence, at Marriott Support Services, went to the show and here is our opinion. We all loved the experience and the storyline. We are all so thankful we were able to see it with each other. We liked how Charlie’s grandad was encouraging Charlie by telling him to believe in […]

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An event at Marriott Day Program is enjoyed by Mindy and her Mum

How the NDIS can support carers

December 07 2018

Carers make an enormous contribution to our communities, the national economy, and as the NDIS is supporting people with a disability, this can also support carers. As carers, it is important to understand that you have access to support through the NDIS This support includes: • Funding for when extra support is needed e.g. during […]

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Community inclusion – we organised our trip to Mordialloc

October 22 2018

A group from Roads to Independence (RTI) caught the train to Mordialloc. The weather was perfect. We had fish and chips in the rotunda at Mordialloc beach. Yum! Then a group of us walked along the pier, which was a really nice walk. We saw lots of rocks and seaweed and people fishing. Michael even […]

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Wendy and Angus

Why we care

October 11 2018

Carers come with many faces and we say thank you to them all. With #Carers2018 Week coming up we will show you some of the carers at Marriott. Angus enjoys attending a number of our community supports like the GESAC basketball comp where he captains the Warriors. At home Angus’ Mum, Wendy does a wonderful […]

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a great day at the Zoo – holiday support

October 09 2018

a great day at the Zoo. Last week  as part of our Out and About holiday supports, we went to the Melbourne Zoo. We caught two trains to get to there. We split up into groups so we can see lots of different animals. We saw the tiger doing the prowl, lions sun baking, monkey […]

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Flexibility, choice and control – 3 new supports outside 9am-3pm

October 04 2018

More choice and control with new out-of-hours supports We know you are looking for more control, choice and flexibility in supports outside of 9am-3pm and with the NDIS we are excited to offer three new supports at our Community Hub. Join us for  breakfast and some gentle exercise between 7.30-9.00 am Monday to Friday. A […]

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Josh horse riding

7 benefits of horse riding – community supports

October 04 2018

Community Supports – Horse-riding Horse riding is one of the most popular recreational supports at our Community Hub. As part of our Community Support program we frequently attend the Moorabbin Riding for the Disabled http://www.rdav.asn.au/centres/moorabbin/who provide fabulous support to riders. Horse riding is known for its variety of health benefits, not only is it an incredibly […]

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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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