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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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Gabrielle at the Block

In Memory of Gabrielle.

October 25 2018

Gabrielle joined us at Marriott in 1986. She was one of 12 siblings and was the gossip and glue of an incredible family. Despite facing significant health challenges, Gabrielle stared them down with a cheeky grin and an inspiring joy for life’s simple pleasures –time with people, music, nature, humour and fine food. Gabrielle was […]

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Community Hub Participants say thank you to carers

We recognise and celebrate Carers.

October 22 2018

National Carers’ week recognises and celebrates the contribution of 2.7 million unpaid carers in Australia. Carers make an enormous contribution to our communities and to the national economy; if carers were to stop performing their caring role, it would cost the country $60.3 Billion per year to replace those supports – that is over $1 […]

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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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new equipment for health and wellbeing

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 […]

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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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