Holisticare is a disability and mental health support services provider based in Melbourne, Victoria.
Holisticare is an Australian NDIS provider organisation founded by clinicians trained in speciality mental health support services including forensic/custodial, community and inpatient environments. The team is compassionate about advocating for individuals with complex mental health needs and provide collaboration between treatment and quality of life in the community.
Holisticare are driven by its core values of compassion, empowerment, leadership, resilient, respect and diversity. At Holisticare we take a holistic approach to identify needs of individuals and advocate and offer support services that are tailored to individual needs.
Holisticare vision is to support people affected by complex mental health to live free from stigma and discrimination. Holisticare aims to inspire resilience and create community awareness and support networks for clients, careers and families.
Holisticare aim to make a real difference in the lives of people affected by complex mental health issues through empowerment, support, research and advocacy.
Holisticare services include / will include:
- Assistance with household tasks – such as meal preparation and delivery, house or yard maintenance, cleaning and laundry;
- Assistance with daily personal activities to enable people to live as autonomously as possible – such as personal hygiene, dressing, medication assistance, communication skills and lifestyle mentoring;
- Assistance with daily personal activities (High-Intensity), to enable people with more complex needs to live as autonomously as possible – supports can be provided by personnel with additional experience/qualification.
- Assistance with life stage transitions, including mentoring, peer support, individual skill development, and decision making to support people to make transitions
- Assistance to access and maintain employment or higher education
- Assistance with travel and transport
- Assistive products for personal care and safety – provision of products designed to maximise an individual’s care and personal safety.
- Community Nursing Care – this includes providing specialist care in the home for those who require a higher level of care and attention;
- Development of Daily Living and Life Skills – including developmental-focused activities and training to enhance the person’s capacity to live as independent
- Exercise & Personal Wellbeing Activities
- Innovative Community Participation
- independently when engaging in essential personal, social or community activities
- Participation in the community – including supported shopping, medical appointments, sporting and recreational events, social activities, visiting or making new friends, travel and transport and building confidence and social skills;
- Personal mobility equipment – provision of products that enable people physical mobility, such as wheelchairs, transfer aids and walking equipment;
- Specialised Positive Behaviour Support, including assessment, development of a plan aiming to limit the likelihood of behaviours of concern developing or increasing;
- Support Coordination – time limited support that focuses on addressing barriers and reducing complexity in the support environment, while assisting the person to connect with supports and build capacity and resilience; and
- Therapeutic Supports – supports to build people’s physical and mental health.