Over the last year we have been working on a capacity building project for all people involved in supporting people with disability who have complex needs (behaviours of concern, limited communication skills) get the health care they need. As a result, a free downloadable booklet has been created. Please click on the following link: /sites/intelife.org/files/Effective%20Communication-Book.pdf
Intelife is excited to announce that our ADE business has been nominated in two categories of the Alcoa Peel Business Excellence Awards 2018. We have been nominated under Community Engagement & the 20+ employees categories. Well done to all staff, this is a great achievement, fingers crossed we bring home the silverware!
Have a read of the attached news article to learn more:
Congratulations to Aaron Searle for being the deserving winner of Intelife's Charlie Rook Award for 2017. Also a special mention for our runners up, Deanne Young and Natasha Digby.
One of our Lifeskills participants, Liam was recenlty interviewed for the Brighton Communiy facebook page about his passion for gardening and growing vegetables in the community gardens. Below is an excerpt of the interview:
Name(s): My name is Liam and I represent Intelife. Carin (Skills Trainer) helps me with the plot.
Peter is a participant in our Life Skills and Customised Employment programs. Our SaFlo coordintor Jodie has been working with Peter over the past few months to assist him in finding meaningful employment.
Welcome to another edition of our Newsletter. It has been a busy period in the business with the transition to the federal NDIS scheme formally taking effect on 1 July 2018. We continue to work with our participants and their families to make the transition as smooth as is possible.
Preparations for the transition of the business from existing State funding to the Federal Government National Disability Insurance Scheme continues at pace. Family information evening were held in our Busselton office during August with further information evenings planned.
My name is Christopher Stuhmcke and I have recently had the pleasure of joining the Intelife team as Chief Operating Officer (COO). It has been an exciting time of discovery for me as I learn more about who we are, the amazing work we do, and most importantly hear great stories from and about the customers and staff at Intelife.
Australia's Biggest Morning Tea is Cancer Council Australia's most popular fundraising event and the largest, most successful event of its kind in Australia.
This year our Busselton office decided to get invloved and hosted a morning tea. The event was a joint effort between our participants and staff and was a resounding success. There was a raffle and an auction and with aproximately 50 people in attendance. The best part was raising over $1000 for such a worthy cause.
Jordan is a participant in Intelife's Customised Employment program. Our Coordinator Jodie, began working with Jordan last year and he decided that he wanted to create a business selling DVD's. He was already collecting unwanted DVD's from within his community and had amassed quite a collection.
With Jodie's help they created a website and a facebook page to advertise Jordan's DVD business and got assistance through our Lifeskills program to distibute flyers and sort the DVD's.