Disability Support

Disability Support

Accessibility, meals, housing, visits, respite and fitness information for carers or people with a disability in the Macedon Ranges.

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National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)

The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is a national reform that will provide a new approach to delivering services and support for people with a disability.

Join the Community Register

The Macedon Ranges Community Register is a free service offered to residents of Macedon Ranges Shire who are frail, aged, or living with a disability that would benefit from a phone call which monitors their health and wellbeing.

Social connections

Join one of these groups to play bowls, cards, bingo, bus trips and lunches

Home support

Home support services include domestic assistance, meals, personal care, and shopping assistance.

Carer support and respite

In-home and community based respite care services to support older people and people with a disability and their carers to remain living at home.

Access and Inclusion

Council initiatives to promote access and inclusion across Macedon Ranges for people of all ages and abilities.

Community Meals

Community meals are available to residents of Macedon Ranges who have been assessed as nutritionally at risk and are unable to prepare regular meals, people who are eligible can include older people, as well as people with disabilities and their carers.

Exercise and fitness

Exercise and fitness programs suitable for people with disabilities and older people

Living at Home Assessments

The Home and Community Care (HACC) Program funds a living at home assessment designed to identify eligible clients for service support that will assist in you remaining active and connected to your community.

Housing

Council's role in social and seniors housing and who to contact if you need housing or social support.

Transport and parking

Getting around in the Macedon Ranges, including buses, taxis and parking.

Disability eNewsletter

Sign up to our email newsletter to receive updates on events, services and programs in the shire that support people living with a disability.