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Gina Monks

We recently spoke with Gina, one of our student trainees to find out more her and how she is enjoying her traineeship with BFC. Check out our interview- What about BFC or your work inspires you? I’m usually a quiet and reserved person so my role as a trainee has been good for me as […]

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Members BBQ invite

Join us for an informal and fun evening on Friday 22 October! Meet our team, enjoy a FREE BBQ and find out all the latest BFC news. For catering purposes, please RSVP to: gm@bowenflexicare.org.au or phone: 4786 4755. We look forward to seeing you there!

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Join us for our AGM!

Bowen Flexi Care is inviting locals to learn more about its business as the team reflects on another successful year of growth and expansion ahead of its Annual General Meeting. President of Bowen Flexi Care’s Management Committee, Julian Gaffney, said that the organisation continues to navigate its way through many challenges, including the COVID-19 pandemic. […]

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Bowen Flexi Care is supporting three local young people to complete school-based traineeships by supporting their practical placements. The three students, two from Bowen State High School and one from Collinsville High School, will be paid to put their learnt skills into practice in a real work environment. General Managers of Bowen Flexi Care (BFC) […]

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NDIS Key Role – Guardian

A Guardian is a person appointed to make legally valid decisions on behalf of a person with a disability who is unable to make decisions on their own or without support. A Guardian will usually be authorised to make decisions on behalf of another person in specific areas of a person’s life and for a […]

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When an administrator is appointed, they are required to develop and implement a financial management plan that ensures the effective and responsible administration of the adult’s finances. While a person is appointed a Public Trustee, they are welcome to co-sign documents however only the Public Trustee Officer’s signature is legally binding for legal purposes. Duties […]

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Support coordination is a capacity building support to implement all supports in a participant’s plan, including informal, mainstream, community, and funded supports. This is likely to include supporting the participant to: Identify mainstream, community, informal and formal NDIS service options. Choose preferred options or providers and provide recommendation to participant. Negotiate services to be provided […]

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Certain supports are required to be provided by people with specific qualifications and experience. Providers must ensure that they possess the relevant experience and understanding of working with people with disability in order to deliver high quality supports and to ensure that they are always able to act in the interests of participants. SOME tasks […]

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Agency Managed This is when a participant chooses to use the National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) to manage their NDIS funds. The NDIA will directly pay registered providers of relevant services on behalf of a participant. Self-Managed This is when a participant (or their plan nominee) manages their NDIS plan funds. The NDIS will reimburse […]