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Category Archive: Supports and Services

  • Introducing Samantha!

    Sam first starting accessing VIP in early 2007 after she moved here with her family from Canberra. Sam is 28 and absolutely loves the colour green, almost as much as she loves cooking! Sam enjoys cooking so much in fact, she cooks lunch for everyone at Duncraig once a week! I asked Sam if she Read more >>

  • DSC announces changes to accommodation services

    Due to the introduction of the NDIS, changes in the approach to the way WA Government are providing services to people with disability, and the implementation of the Delivering Community Services in Partnership Policy, DSC has announced the decision to transition 60% of current accommodation services back to non-government accommodation providers. As outlined in the Read more >>

  • VIP’s Positive Behaviour Support Framework – Champions Training

    It has been a little over 12 months since we held information sessions on the Elimination of Restrictive Practices: Positive Behaviour Support (PBS) Framework. The sessions were facilitated by Cindy Wieman B.Sc O.T who is a Positive Behaviour Support Specialist and who, along with Geoff Potter  B.A, M.Psych, Ph.D (matric) MACA;AAPA, AABA are the directors Read more >>

  • Information for 2013 School Leavers…

    Are you leaving school in 2013?  Not sure of your options and how to begin your journey into adulthood? Do you have dreams and goals you require support to achieve? If you have answered ‘YES’ to any of these questions, please contact us to find out how Valued Independent People Inc (VIP) can assist you Read more >>

  • Review of VIP’s After Hours Service

    In our continued efforts to improve the supports provided to individuals to lead quality lives, we are reviewing our After Hours program. Some of you utilise your Intensive Family Support (IFS) funding and the additional State Government funding that was rolled out in 2008/2009 and already have an individual plan detailing the supports of your Read more >>