Challenge Southern Highlands (CSH) is a registered provider with the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS). Challenge Southern Highlands is able to assist in providing many of the supports that you or the applicant may be entitled to under the NDIS Plan.
CSH is able to assist applicants to establish and maintain an NDIS Plan including linking with service providers of choice and managing NDIS funding.
Challenge is able to provide assistance in identifying and coordinating other that the applicant may require under their NDIS Plan.
Assist Access & Maintain Employment / Specialised Support Employment
At Challenge we aim to provide employment opportunities that enable the individual to maximise their potential. The employment support offered by Challenge may include workplace modifications and or the design and implementation of aides to enable the individual to satisfactorily complete tasks and increase productivity.
CSH operates the Welby Garden Centre as an Australian Disabilities Enterprise. Employment opportunities at the centre include:
At Challenge we are able to provide employment activities that offer job satisfaction and fulfilment to most individuals.
Accommodation / Tenancy
CSH is able to assist individuals with an NDIS Plan in arranging accommodation and tenancy issues.
Assist Travel / Transport
CSH is able to provide transport assistance. This would include limited transport assistance, travel training and support.
CSH is able to provide an assessment of an individual’s home and identify necessary modifications. CSH is then able to manage the completion of the modifications.
Household Tasks / Assistive Prod – Household Task
To assist the individuals to continue to live in their own home, Challenge assist in the provision of support for household tasks. Challenge has teams who are able to attend to grounds and garden maintenance as well as other household task such as cleaning and minor repairs.
Assist Personal Activities / Group Centre Activities
Challenge is able to assist the applicant engage in personal activities, outside of employment, to enhance their lifestyle and life experiences. Activities can be undertaken individually or in groups made up of peers to enhance their lifestyle and life experiences.
Participate Community / Innovative Community Participation
Challenge offers opportunities for the applicant to be involved in community participation activities to assist them to develop skills and confidence and to engage with their community.
Development Life Skills
Challenge is able to provide support for individuals to assist them to develop life skills that will assist them to live within the community.
Daily Tasks Shared Living / Specialised Disability Accommodation*
With the completion of Challenge House in mid-2017 Challenge will provide supported accommodation for individuals with disabilities to assist them to transition to living with a parent or carer to living independently. In addition Challenge will be offering “in Home Support” for those individuals who live independently in the community.
Training & Compliance Manager