Your Local NDIS Support Service in Harkness
At Caring Hearts Harkness, we are committed to delivering inclusive, culturally aware NDIS support services. Our support workers, who are an integral part of the Harkness community, provide a variety of services tailored to each participant, including 1:1 support, personal care, and assistance with daily household tasks. They use their local insights to connect participants with Harkness's unique community offerings, such as local farmers' markets, community fitness programs, and social events. This approach not only fosters a richer, more connected life for our participants but also strengthens the community bonds of Harkness.
Our NDIS disability support services include:
Looking For NDIS Accommodation in Harkness?
Caring Hearts offers modern, comfortable short-term (STA), medium-term (MTA) and emergency respite disability accommodation in Harkness and surrounds, with 24/7 Supported Independent Living (SIL) from our friendly local team.
NDIS Supported Independent Living in Harkness
Enjoy peace of mind with 24/7 support
The Benefits of Our Supported Independent Living Services:1. Find Your Ideal Home in Harkness: Harkness, with its dynamic atmosphere near Melton Valley Drive and the tranquil settings around Arnolds Creek, offers a range of shared accommodation options. Whether you're attracted to the lively parts of the suburb or prefer the calm of quieter neighbourhoods, we're here to help you find a home that suits your lifestyle.2. Foster Independence and Confidence: Our team in Harkness is dedicated to assisting you in developing the skills necessary for independent living. From managing your finances and organizing appointments to everyday tasks like cooking and housekeeping, we provide the support you need to live confidently and independently.3. Engage with the Harkness Community: Being an active part of the community is essential for a fulfilling life. In Harkness, our SIL services offer opportunities for you to build lasting friendships and participate in activities that interest you. Whether it's joining local groups or attending events, there's always a way to connect and feel part of the community.4. Tailored Support for Your Unique Needs: In Harkness, our dedicated team provides 24/7 support, customized to your individual requirements. With a local support team, you have access to caring and skilled staff who are always ready to assist, ensuring you feel supported and secure at all times.5. Achieve Your Personal Goals: At Caring Hearts, we're committed to helping you reach your personal goals. Our SIL services in Harkness are designed to assist you in setting and achieving your objectives, whether they involve securing employment, exploring new hobbies, or living a more independent lifestyle.6. Enjoy the Assurance of Constant Support: Embracing independent living in Harkness is an exciting journey, and we're here to support you through it. Our team offers constant 24/7 support, assisting with various tasks to ensure your comfort and security at all times.Typical Services Provided by Our SIL Support Workers in Harkness:
With Caring Hearts' Supported Independent Living services in Harkness, you can enjoy the independence of living in your own home, supported by the personalised care you need to thrive. Contact us to learn more about our services and how we can help you live a fulfilling life in Harkness.
- Personal care assistance: showering, dressing, medication management
- Household management: cleaning, laundry, cooking
- Transportation support: attending appointments, shopping, running errands
- Social and recreational activities: engaging in Harkness community events, hobbies, outings
- Communication and paperwork assistance: managing forms, letters, emails
- Financial management support: budgeting, banking, bill payments
- Health and well-being checks
- Life skills training: cooking, housekeeping, personal care
Embrace freedom with Caring Hearts Supported Independent Living
We help you choose your perfect home and provide 24/7 support for ultimate peace of mind. Call our friendly Advisors to discuss your SIL needs on 1800 844 995.
Harkness: Your Local Guide to Community and Support
At Caring Hearts, we understand that living with a disability can sometimes feel like a barrier to enjoying all that your local community has to offer. That's why we have a dedicated team of support workers who live right here in Harkness, ready to help you navigate the neighbourhood and make the most of its many accessible amenities.Harkness is nestled in Melbourne's outer north-west, just 25 kilometres from the CBD. Locted within the City of Melton, it offers a relaxed, family-friendly atmosphere with a strong sense of community.So, whether you're looking for a place to shop, stay active, or connect with others, let Caring Hearts be your guide. We'll help you discover the hidden gems and familiar favourites that make Harkness such a special place to call home.Accessible Local Amenities:Shopping Centres:
- Harkness Marketplace: Located on Melton Road, this modern shopping centre features a Coles supermarket, Kmart, Target, and a range of specialty stores. Wide aisles, accessible parking, and ramps make it easy to navigate for people with mobility issues.
Parks and Gardens:
- Harkness Primary School: Situated on Alamein Road, this inclusive school caters to students from Prep to Year 6. It boasts ramps, accessible toilets, and a lift, ensuring all students can participate in learning and play.
Community Services and Facilities:
- Alamein Park: This sprawling park on Alamein Road offers a haven for nature lovers. Featuring paved pathways, accessible picnic areas, and a playground with modified equipment, it's perfect for a leisurely stroll or family outing.
- Melton Community Hub: Located on Melton Road, this hub provides a range of services and support for people with disabilities, including social programs, employment assistance, and NDIS navigation. The hub is fully accessible, with ramps, lifts, and wide doorways.
- Melton Library: Situated on Melton Road, this library offers a wealth of resources, including books, audiobooks, DVDs, and computers with internet access. It features accessible parking, ramps, and an elevator, making it easy for everyone to explore the collection.
Hospitals and Medical Centres:
- Harkness Leisure Centre: Located on Melton Road, this leisure centre boasts a swimming pool, gym, and fitness classes. Accessible change rooms, ramps, and a pool lift ensure everyone can enjoy the facilities.
Local Council Office:
- Melton Health: Located on Melton Road, this hospital provides a range of medical services, including emergency care, surgery, and specialist clinics. It features accessible parking, ramps, and wide corridors.
- Harkness Medical Centre: Situated on Melton Road, this medical centre offers GP consultations, allied health services, and pathology testing. It features accessible parking, ramps, and wide doorways.
At Caring Hearts, we believe that everyone deserves to feel included and empowered in their community. Our local team of support workers is here to help you connect with the amenities and services that matter most to you, so you can live life to the fullest in Harkness. Remember, with Caring Hearts by your side, you're never alone on your journey towards community inclusion. Together, let's explore the possibilities and make Harkness a place where everyone can thrive.
- City of Melton Administration Building: Located on McKenzie Road, the council office provides information and services to Melton residents. It features accessible parking, ramps, and an elevator.
Call us on 1800 844 995
Speak to one of our friendly Advisors about your disability support needs. Our team is ready to support you in your local area.
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