Author Archives: Able Australia

Able Australia is expanding its SIL Service offering

Supported Independent Living

Able Australia is pleased to announce that 10 Supported Independent Living Services have been transitioned from Melbourne City Mission (MCM) to Able, as of 11 July 2022. As part of this, Able has welcomed approximately 40 participants and almost 100 staff into the Able Community. MCM approached Able to partner on this transition, recognising Able’s […]

Calling out for Volunteers – support seniors, meet new people and be recognised for your commitment

Do you enjoy being out in the community and meeting new people? Are you passionate and caring? Join our events team who run local events for seniors to prevent social isolation. This includes safety seminars, expos, workshops, exercise sessions and a variety of diverse community events. Help us engage and keep senior residents connected in […]

Volunteer Week 2022 – Quotes from our Volunteers

From May 16 – 22 is National Volunteer Week. National Volunteer Week (NVW) is Australia’s largest annual celebration of volunteering, and is held from 16 – 22 May 2022. At Able, we have around 120 amazing volunteers who give up their time to support vulnerable members of the community in Queensland. Our volunteers help is […]

Positive Behaviour Support Success

Positive Behaviour Support. Clients with complex needs and multiple diagnoses often present with behaviour support needs, after putting themselves or others at risk of harm. We believe that these clients need a different approach in supporting them to live their best lives. Positive Behaviour Support is a well evidenced practice that has been utilised within […]

Join Our ‘Come and Try’ Deafblind Tech Day

Able Australia ishosting a ‘Come and Try’ Day at our Northcote Tech Hub! This is a great chance to try mainstream and assistive technologies accessible to people with deafblindness. You will have the chance to try lots of smart assistive technology such as Smart glasses Technology to assist in the kitchen Smart home technologies Community […]