Older People

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    Alawa Aboriginal Corporation

    Alawa Aboriginal Corporation operates a number of self-funded business operations and grant-funded programs, all aimed at delivering essential services to the residents and businesses of Minyerri. Our focus in all our operations is providing social outcomes to our community in a sustainable way.

    The Alawa Aboriginal Corporation (AAC) was first established in 1999, its primary purpose to establish and operate commercial enterprises on behalf and for the benefit of the Alawa people. To this day, the AAC undertakes many business operations for the purpose of providing social, cultural and economic benefit to the Alawa people and the broader community. AAC has been successful in delivering many services to the community including municipal services, aged care, child care related services, arts centre and many more activities under the Federal Government’s Community Develop Program (CDP).

    After-School Care

    After-school care is available for local indigenous primary school and secondary-school children. Centrelink Provides Centrelink services for the local indigenous community.  

    Community Development Employment Program(CDP)

    Provides unemployed indigenous adults and young people 15 years old or over with employment placement and skills acquisition including accredited training and links to apprenticeships and traineeships. Employment projects and activities are chosen by local indigenous communities or distinct groups of indigenous people within a community. The training wage received by participants is equivalent to the appropriate unemployment benefit.  

    Creche

    Provides child care for local indigenous infants and preschool children.  

    Delivered Meals (HACC) (Meals on Wheels)

    Three meals a day are delivered at low cost to those who would otherwise be nutritionally at risk, including the frail aged and people with disabilities. The service particularly assists indigenous families.  

    Home Care Services (HACC)

    Home Care services are available for frail elderly, incapacitated or ill residents and those with disabilities to help with household duties including cleaning, laundry, meal preparation, wood collection and shopping. The service particularly assists indigenous people.  

    School Nutrition Program

    A nutritious breakfast and lunch are provided for local indigenous primary-school and secondary-school children. 

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    Alice Springs Senior Citizens’ Association

    Senior Citizens’ Association provides a range of activities for seniors in Alice Springs including bingo, card games, woodworking, snooker, bus trips and a monthly lunch.

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    Anglicare NT – Assistance with Care & Housing (ACHA)

    Assistance with Care and Housing for the Aged (ACHA) is a referral and linkage service for older people aged 65 years or over (50 or over for Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander peoples) who are homeless,at risk of homelessness or under housing stress. ACHA assists people explore and secure housing and ongoing support options.

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    Anglicare NT – Commonwealth Home Support Program (CSHP)

    The CSHP provides entry level support and practical assistance to older people aged 65 years or over (50 or over for Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander peoples) to help them stay at home and maintain their independence. Assistance provided in each region varies but may include assistance around the house,personal care,maintenance,meals,transport,flexible and cottage respite and social support (individual and group activities to keep people connected,healthy and active).

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    Anglicare NT – Community Visitors Scheme

    The Community Visitors Scheme (CVS) enriches the lives of socially and/or culturally isolated residents in Aged Care facilities and recipients of Home Care Packages living in the community. Care recipients are matched one to one with a volunteer who commits to visiting each person a minimum of once a fortnight. Meaningful friendships form over time.

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    Anglicare NT – Home Care Packages

    Home Care Packages (HCP) help older people with higher care needs maintain independence and continue living in their own homes. HCP’s are for people aged 65 years or over (50 or over for Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander peoples) who meet elibility requiremnets. Assistance is tailored to match each persons needs and may include personal care,home cleaning,maintenance,transport,group activities, purchase of mobility equipment or specialist services.

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    Calvary Community Care

    Calvary Community Care provides home care services to help you live an independent lifestyle in your own home.

    Our services include shopping and cooking, transport and outings, respite care, hospital to home, credentialed and nursing services, home maintenance, personal care, 24 hour and overnight care, 24 hour personal alarms and domestic assistance. We also provide innovative services such as Pet assistance Welfare Services (PAWS), Flying Solo program and the Holiday Help program.

    Calvary Community Care is a provider of:

    • Home Care Packages Levels 1-4
    • Community Home Support Programs
    • Veterans Home Care
    • Disability in Home Support, and
    • Individual Support Programs.

    For more details on how Calvary Community Care can offer support call 1300 66 00 22, visit https://www.calvarycommunitycare.org.au or email [email protected] 

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    CatholicCare NT – Aged Care Advocacy

    The Aged Care Advocate can provide information to people receiving aged care services, about their rights and responsibilities in relation to aged care services and supports them to be involved in decisions that affect their life

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    CatholicCare NT – Elders Visiting Program

    The Elders Visiting Program provides Elders the opportunity to participate in a prisoner’s preparation for release. Elders and community members can participate in mediated discussions with offenders in preparation for their release and return to community.

    We help Elders to engage with community members and stakeholders. We help to facilitate conversations with community members and offenders that allow them to reach a decision.

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    Central Australian Affordable Housing Company (CAAHC)

    Provides Housing via a waiting list. Not emergency housing. Targeted to working Aboriginal people and/or Aboriginal Seniors over 50. 

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