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    Setting the direction with funded supports – Webinar 1 Replay - Holding the Compass: Directing funded support to get the life you want.

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    About this webinar series: 

    Does having paid support really make your life better? Are there things you would like to change?

    Paid support has an important role in the lives of people with disability. When this paid or ‘formal’ support is not done well or used well, it can become something that gets in the way of friendships, relationships and ordinary life

    In this replay of a two part webinar series find out in webinar 1, on 12 June, how you can set the direction for success with your paid supports and in webinar 2, on 19 Junehow you can develop the skills and confidence to get the most out of paid supports. 

    Register for one or both webinars.

    Webinar 1: Setting the direction with funded supports

    It is essential to know what you want and need from paid support if that support is going to work well for you. This webinar helps by looking at:

    • What is good formal support?
    • Making sure you are setting the direction
    • The importance of goals and vision.
    • Getting the quality support you

    While we encourage you to join us at the time, this webinar is recorded and will be available to watch for 14 days after the event. 

    Download the flyer here (pdf)

    Download the accessible flyer here (word)

    Who Should Attend?

    This webinar series is relevant to people with disability and family members who have paid supports, services or organisations in their life, regardless of how their funding is managed. Workers, friends and allies are also very welcome. 

    Event info

    • This workshop will be held via a Zoom Session and log-in details will be sent to participants who register a few days prior to the event.
    • Log-in will be available 15 minutes prior to each event commencing.
    Using Your NDIS Funding at CRU 

    For self-managing and plan-managed NDIS participants, see the Learning Objectives below. You can decide if this is a reasonable and necessary support to help you (or your family member) achieve their goals.

    Learning Objectives

    • Understand what formal support is and what it is not.
    • Understand the importance of directing your supports and why its fundamental to using supports well to achieve a good life.
    • Explore and reflect on the importance of starting with the person, their vision and goals to determine the right type of support.
    • Analyse how to find the right supports to achieve your vision and goals.
    • Consider where you might find the right supports and what options you have available to you.

    About Cru

    For over 35 years, Community Resource Unit has been working across Queensland to help people with disability take control of their lives and take their place in their community. This event is subsidised by the Commonwealth Department of Social Services grant. If cost is a barrier to attending, please contact CRU to discuss. 

    Please contact CRU if you require assistance to register, attend or participate in this event. p. 07 3844 2211 or e. cru@cru.org.au.

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