Family Support

From companionship services to hospice care support

  • 30 minutes
  • Online

Service Description

The Commonwealth and State and Territory governments have endorsed reforms to clarify the responsibilities for children in voluntary-out-of-home care due to complex disability needs. Read the Latest News and Disability Reform Council’s Communique 28 June 2019. Disability-specific supports are needed because of the impact of a child or parent’s disability. Disability-specific training programs for parents and carers who have a disability themselves, or a child with a disability. Disability-related supports for children, teenagers, and adults in out-of-home care, including home modifications, equipment, therapies, and development of a child’s skills to become more independent.