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Role: Mentors (Support Workers) in Moonta Bay - Multiple Positions Available

Mentor - Job Description Are you passionate about making a difference? Want a rewarding and flexible career?We are seeking Mentors (also known as Support Workers), passionate about making a real difference in people’s lives to join Access4u, a leading not-for-profit…

Disability Language Guide: Writing, Referring To, and Talking to People with Disabilities

The way we write about, refer to, and talk to people with disability is important. Words are powerful.

How to Make Your Next Party Accessible

Whether you’re hosting your next party or gathering at your home, at work, or at an event venue, there are important things to consider to make sure the event is accessible.

Press Release: Leading NDIS Service Provider Tackles Disability Group Home Crisis

South Australian based disability support organisation, Access4u, is changing the traditional approach to home and living option solutions for the thousands of South Australians with disability currently seeking supported accommodation.

Access4u Launches 2021-22 Impact Report

Access4u has launched their first ever Impact Report, which details the 2021-22 financial year.

The report reflects the substantial amount of growth Access4u has experienced over the past year.

Hear from our Cert III Graduates and Current Access4u Mentors

Did you know that at Access4u, we offer a CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability) to all of our Mentors?

Our Cert III, in partnership with CEG Training Partnerships (RTO Code: 40138), is a great way for our Mentors to earn and learn more. The training is flexible and supportive, and provides the essential skills needed to better care for Access4u customers.

Wheelchair Friendly Trails Across Adelaide and South Australia have recently updated their walking trails listings across South Australia and Australia to now include all trails that are wheelchair friendly.

Check out some of the wheelchair friendly walking trails below…

Meet our Customers: Will & Kathleen

Meet Will!

Over two years ago, Will’s family chose Access4u to support them in using their NDIS plan. Our experienced team connected Will to the supports he needed using our resources, expertise and industry connections. This ultimately provided him with the best chance of reaching his goals.

What is Supported Independent Living (SIL) at Access4u?

Supported Independent Living (also referred to as SIL) is a NDIS support. At Access4u, it comes under our Home and Living supports and can be found in your NDIS plan under CORE Supports.

According to the NDIS, SIL is a support that helps you “live in your home. It includes help or supervision with daily tasks, like personal care or cooking meals. It helps you live as independently as possible, while building your skills.

Access4u Opens New Mount Barker Office

On Wednesday 16 November Access4u hosted an official launch of their new Mount Barker office.

Over 90 guests attended, including local dignitaries, council members, local community members and NDIS participants.

Start A Cert III in Individual Support (Disability) | Hear from Our Graduate, Cooper

Access4u offers a CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability) through our training partner, CEG – Training Partnerships (RTO Code: 40138). CEG is a highly reputable, Nationally Accredited Training organisation based in South Australia.

4 Tips To Make Your Social Media Accounts More Accessible

Not only is it important for businesses and organisations to make their social media more accessible and inclusive, it’s also something we should practice ourselves on our personal channels.

Here are our top tips to make your social media more accessibility friendly….

Meet our Customers: Kurt & Jenny

Meet Kurt!

As of 2022, Kurt has been with Access4u for nearly 2 years, since he decided he wanted to move out of home.

Kurt is a confident artist who is regularly creating new fantastic works of art in his room and uploading it to his own Instagram page. 

Our Fullarton Office Has Moved!

As of 14 July 2022, our Fullarton Office has moved.

We are now a hop, skip and a jump away at 242 Glen Osmond Road. According to Google Maps, this is a just a one-minute walk from our previous location.

Our new office is a larger premises compared to our old site, which will allow us to better accommodate our customers’ needs. The office is now accessible for those who require office-based appointments.

Inclusive and Accessible Playgrounds Across South Australia

Are you looking for a playground that caters to a range of abilities and is wheelchair accessible? There are several inclusive and accessible playgrounds across Adelaide and South Australia.

Inclusive play is important for a child’s development. It helps children to build confidence, develop important social and communication skills, and learn how to care for others and the environment. It can also help develop physical, cognitive and emotional skills and increases their overall health and happiness.

The Difference Between Support Coordination and Specialist Support Coordination

Here at Access4u, we are a registered NDIS provider that offers two levels of Support Coordination: Coordination of Supports (or Support Coordination) and Specialist Support Coordination.

Both roles operate in a similar way, but there are some key differences. All Support Coordinators are here to help. They are here to guide and support you throughout your NDIS journey, helping you get the best out of your supports and supporting you to achieve your goals.

What Jobs Are Available in the Disability Sector?

It’s a common misconception that there are limited pathways in the disability sector. However, thanks to the recently introduced NDIS Scheme, this is rapidly growing field that offers several career pathways.

Why You Should Consider a Career in the Disability Sector

A career in disability is an incredibly rewarding path.

Do you want to make a real difference in people’s lives? Want to help others grow their independence and be part of the community? A role in the disability sector may be the perfect fit for you.

Keep reading to learn more about a career in the disability field and why it may be an avenue to consider…

Access4u Tackles Skill Shortage Facing the Disability Sector

Access4u has joined forces with South Australian based Career Employment Group (CEG) to tackle a state-wide staff and skill shortage facing the disability sector in South Australia.

As part of a new campaign both organisations are calling for South Australians to consider a traineeship in disability support as the sector struggles to meet demand due to expediential growth.