My NDIS Future

Bedford offers flexibility to suit your needs and the future you want.

My NDIS Future

Bedford offers flexibility to suit your needs and the future you want.

Daily Life

Bedford will provide a range of supports to enhance your daily life.

We can assist with the development of skills to help you live as independently as possible. We can also help you plan and learn day-to-day tasks such as budgeting, shopping, using public transport and personal care.

In partnership with Unity Housing, Bedford can provide the support to access and live independently in community-based accommodation.

We can also offer group based and individual counselling to build resilience, make independent decisions and use positive behaviour to participate in the community.

Bedford will help you make informed and safe decisions about your daily life, and assist you to get the most out of your day-to-day activities and relationships.

Work Life

Find and maintain the work you want and develop your chosen career.

We can provide ongoing on-the-job support to enable you to identify work goals and offer training in time/ financial management, self-care and the support to access transport. 

Varied career options are tailored to meet your needs, with options to suit each person and each stage of your career path. Our unique Orange Brick Road program offers a highly tailored approach, with participants able to try numerous roles and activities to see what fits you best and what skills you might need to access and maintain employment. 

Our model is designed to be flexible and adaptable, to fit individual goals for employment and life and we benefit from being able to offer multiple career options in our commercial businesses and beyond.

Social Life

Bedford can assist you to access and participate in social and recreational activities in the community.

We can also help with skill development, mentoring and counselling to help you reach your social goals and help you to build social skills to build and strengthen relationships.

Bedford offers a broad range of group based social and recreational activities for people with varying support needs, from a number of locations across South Australia.

We offer a wide variety of recreational, leisure and developmental activities, designed to meet all individual needs.

Orange Brick Road

Welcome to our new client service model -
Bedford's Orange Brick Road!

The Orange Brick road provides participants with a tailored way to navigate career opportunities and supports within Bedford, while achieving life goals inside and outside of work.

By coordinating our unparalleled offering of work experience, training, career pathways and our new paid internship opportunities, Bedford can offer a tailored and flexible pathway to success.

The Orange Brick Road is designed to meet individual goals, capacities and aspirations... We offer different options to suit each person and each stage of their career path, including any combination of:

  • Internships, providing training and real-work experience in a range of career pathways
  • Individually tailored 'School to Work' transition programs
  • Varied supports to meet life goals under the NDIS

Participants in the Orange Brick Road are paired with hands-on support staff with a flexible, friendly approach to meeting individual career goals.

Contact our Recruitment Officer for more information today

Orange Brick Road Factsheet  

Learning

Bedford can assist with your learning goals, providing the skills and opportunities to enhance your life.

We encourage greater independence, develop life and social skills and offer tailored support and training in a caring and supportive environment.

Whatever your specific needs, goals or learning style, we will work with you to develop an individual learning plan and will ensure you are on target to achieve your personal goals.

We offer a range of learning programs to enhance your independence by developing confidence, social skills, self-knowledge and by developing your personal resources.

NDIS Support Coordination

Bedford can guide you to prepare for the NDIS to plan for your future, and assist you to coordinate your plan.

Bedford is able to help you through the application process and help you identify what you’re eligible for to guide your NDIS journey. We can help you prepare for your NDIS planning meeting, find support and services to suit you, help you find support providers and enable you to meet your goals and milestones.

We can also help you coordinate multiple supports and services, implement your plan and explore and connect with community and alternative support options.

NDIS Partners

At Bedford, we are excited about the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) and the opportunities it can give you or your loved one. The NDIS will give you more choice and control over the supports you need – when and where you need them.

We know the transition can be overwhelming, so we want to make the process as easy and enjoyable as possible.

Bedford NDIS Partners can help every step of the way, from the pre-planning stages, to simply answering any questions you might have about the process.

We can also attend NDIS meetings with you at our NDIS Planning Centres located at Panorama, Torrensville, Elizabeth and Gepps Cross.

NDIS Tools

The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) will be rolled out in full by mid 2018. We can help you navigate these changes to the disability scene with our NDIS Support. The National Disability Insurance Scheme is the most significant change to disability services we have seen, and it is being rolled out now.

This will be a new way of providing support for people with permanent and significant disability. The NDIS promotes a life-long approach to supporting people, through a tailored planning process which identifies the necessary supports needed to help achieve goals within a healthy, rewarding lifestyle.

The NDIS is being rolled out in stages because it is such a significant change from the current system. In South Australia, the NDIS now supports children under 6 and will be extended to eligible people of all ages by mid 2018.

Bedford has been actively involved in NDIS planning and we are in a strong position to guide you through the process. We can help with general advice on the NDIS.

For more information, download the NDIS fact sheet below or contact us to arrange a time to attend an NDIS information session.

Email our NDIS help desk today
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