Holidays and NDIS Short Term Accommodation
Sargood on Collaroy is a resort with accommodation especially designed for people with spinal cord injury, their families and carers. Open to all ages, the resort welcomes people with permanent damage to their spinal cord that is not progressive or palliative. They provide holidays and NDIS short term accommodation with a maximum stay of up to 28 days.
Located on a spectacular headland at Collaroy beach, overlooking Sydney’s beautiful northern beaches peninsula, Sargood is a world-first facility purpose-built for people with SCI.
But the resort offers way more than just accommodation. Sargood have brought together clinical experts as well as adaptive sports experts to offer guests a range of therapies, activities, disciplines and workshops.
Funding for Short Term Accommodation
Sargood on Collaroy is a provider of short term accommodation and assistance under the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS). Below are more details on how to include short term accommodation into your NDIS Plan.
There are other ways of funding a stay at Sargood on Collaroy through icare. All Lifetime Care participants and Workers Care Program workers living with a spinal cord injury can request support from icare for their stay at Sargood on Collaroy.
So what can you actually do at Sargood apart from working out in their state of the art gym or accessing the beautiful Collaroy beach? They provide a full schedule of workshops, courses, camps and packages for guests throughout the year.
September 2019 Photography course
Who doesn't love a beaufiul photograph to transport you back to special moment in time? Do you love to capture your own travel memories? Join the team at Sargood and hone your skills in this practical and exciting photography workshop.
Led by photographer, artist and creative mind, Sue Murray, this workshop has been designed to teach you the basics of photography whilst being exposed to a range of adaptive equipment to get the most out of your camera.
Date: 5th - 9th September 2019
Package: 2 x 3-hour workshops daily for 3 days finishing up at 5 pm each day and finishing up with sunset drinks each evening
$1200 wellness and support package/ night
$840 wellness package / night
|4 night’s accommodation in deluxe suite (sleeps 4, upgrade to ocean view or family suite available on request at additional charge)||4 night’s accommodation in deluxe suite (sleeps 4, upgrade to ocean view or family suite available on request at additional charge)|
|3-days photography skills workshop||3-days photography skills workshop|
|Daily lunch||Daily lunch|
|Up to 6 hours of Attendant care per day||No care included|
|Check out 10am Monday||Check out 10am Monday|
- Assistive equipment: tripods that fit to wheelchairs, touchscreen cameras, cameras controlled by app on mobile phones.
- What makes a good photo: Composition, Exposure, Clarity of expression
- Camera controls: Aperture, Shutter Speed, ISO
- Lenses: which lens to use for portraiture & landscape
- Photography for: Portraiture, Landscape, Events
- Using light creatively: best lighting for portraiture
- Practical photography tips: how to hold your camera for stability
- Short Introduction to editing: with Google’s picasa & Adobe Lightroom
To find out more about Sargood on Collaroy or make a referral check out their listing on MyCareSpace: Sargood on Collaroy
Spring is time to learn how to surf: October 2019 Surf Camp
Spring is coming and this is the perfect time for you to immerse yourself in all things surfing while enjoying a stay at Sargood on Collaroy.
If you love the water and all things related to the beach, but its seems to hard to get your wheelchair and yourself there, then check out this October Surf Camp
Date: 14th October - 18th October 2019
- Water safety skills and surf education
- Daily surf lessons with our adaptive recreation team
- Video and photography of all sessions
- All equipment provided including premium 3mm and 4mm wetsuits, wavejet and adaptive surfboards
Call Sargood on Collaroy on (02) 8597 0600 or email email@example.com.
How to Access Short Term Accommodation under the NDIS at Sargood
According to the 2019/20 NDIS Price Guide for NSW/VIC/ACT/QLD, Short term accommodation is funded under Core Supprts in the support category Assistance with Daily Life (Including SIL). The description provided is as follows:
"Integrated support for self-care, accommodation, food & activities in a centre or group residence for short periods. Includes all expenses in 24 hour period with no additional loading. May be used for up to 14 consecutive days, then weekly rates apply."
You will need to speak with your Local Area Coordinator or Support Coordinator to discuss what may be covered for you by the NDIS. Remember for a support to be funded it needs to included in your plan and will need to link back to a personal goal included in your plan. If you need some guidance on NDIS Goal setting, watch this webinar: NDIS Goal Setting and its Connection with your Plan
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