Ability Options

Location

Head Office: Suite 1.14, 29-31 Lexington Drive Bella Vista NSW 2153

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Ability Options provides support to people of all ages with low to high complex support needs, including people requiring partial and full physical assistance with activities of daily living. We have a team of highly experienced staff who genuinely want to make a difference in people’s lives. Our qualified team use a person centred framework to provide holistic and meaningful supports.  

Ability Options has experience in supporting people with acquired brain injury, spinal cord injury, limb difference, blindness and low vision. We provide extensive support to people with cognitive and behavioural support needs and complex communication support needs.  

Ability Options has a therapy team including Psychology, Speech Pathology, Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy to complete assessments, develop goals and support plans with you, provide support and training to people important to you, monitor implementation of programs and conduct ongoing reviews to support individual outcomes.  

Ability Options also provide case management and simple and complex personal care.  

Ability Options match participants with staff who have specific skills, capabilities, qualifications, attributes and experience to meet the identified needs and preferences of participants. We encourage people to be involved in the recruitment process if desired and participants have the opportunity to meet workers prior to receiving services.    

Where complex personal care is required, including bowel and bladder management, we will be guided by the recommendation of health specialists and the person receiving supports. If required, qualified nursing staff with knowledge and education about continence management will be engaged.  

Ability Options provides support to over 1000 participants across the Sydney and Hunter areas, each person requiring varying levels of support from general support with activities of daily living to 24/7 complex support. Support staff assist with eating, personal care, bathing, dressing, toileting, transfers, facilitating exercise programs to maintain strength and flexibility, assistance with money management, food preparation and domestic assistance.

 

Service Coverage

Sydney Inner, Sydney Outer, Sydney Surrounds and Hunter Local Government Areas, Mid North Coast areas (Taree, Kempsey and Nambucca Heads).