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SSCCI is a website for, and about, community care services in St George (ie. Rockdale, Kogarah, Hurstville LGAs) and Sutherland Shire, known as Southern Sydney.

WHAT'S NEW?

11 January 2017

Learn what supports are available to help aged residents of the Shire live safely at home in the Aged Care Expo on 28th February at Engadine. For details
http://www.sscci.org.au/_event/sutherland-shire-aged-care-expo-2017/a4533145-b7e9-4895-a068-8f4e0e279916?key=VhzdYU&start_date=2017-02-28

11 January 2017

The National Disability Insurance Scheme will become available in the South Eastern Sydney district from July 2017. The NDIS is a new way of providing support for people with disability, their families and carers in Australia. The NDIS will provide all Australians under the age of 65 with a permanent and significant disability with the reasonable and necessary supports they need to live an ordinary life. This may include:
•personal care and support
•access to the community
•therapy services
•essential equipment

Current clients of Sutherland Shire and St George services will transition with help from their existing providers. For more information: http://ndis.nsw.gov.au/ready-for-ndis/ndis-rollout/south-eastern-sydney/

9 January 2017

From 27 February 2017, changes to home care will improve the way services are delivered to older people in Australia. Find out what will change and what providers can do to be prepared.
https://agedcare.health.gov.au/programs/home-care/home-care-packages-programme-resources/changes-to-home-care