SERVICES

ON THIS PAGE:

         Getting Started

         Orientation & Mobility

         Activities of Daily Living

         Funding

ieye offers a variety of services which promote independence, education and build confidence to implement the goals set..

GETTING STARTED

Why use an independent worker?

  • Flexibility (can work at different times to fit in with the individual)
  • Provide greater options
  • Work over a multidisciplinary space such as Orientation and Mobility, activities of daily living skills, and friendship matters groups.

ORIENTATION & MOBILITY (O&M)

What exactly is O&M? It can be broken into two elements:

ORIENTATION

Knowing where you are, where you have come from in relation to where you want to go.

MOBILITY

How do you move around the environment? TThis could be by using protective techniques, a long cane, sighted guide (another person) a guide dog or wheelie walker

INDIVIDUAL PROGRAMME

  • Specialist O&M assessment
  • Prescription of white canes (long, identification and support canes)
  • Long white cane training
  • Refresher and confidence building training
  • Independent protective techniques
  • Using other senses for navigation
  • Night training
  • Public transport travel
  • Once off orientation for visitors to an area
  • Using ‘Apps’ for travel training
  • Transition O&M (school, college, work)
  • Workplace assessments
  • Scooter assessments

GROUP PROGRAMME

  • Long cane programme
  • Refresher training
  • Using public transport

EXPLORATION AND COMMUNITY ACCESS

  • Providing exciting experiences that links with O&M
  • Group exploration and social travel days
  • Group activities
  • Benefits of peer support

ACTIVITIES OF DAILY LIVING (ADL)

INDIVIDUAL PROGRAMME

  • ADL skills assessments
  • Pouring, peeling and chopping skills
  • Cooking and orientation of the cooker
  • Strategies for cupboard/wardrobe management
  • Laundry
  • Task lighting
  • Using the “3 B” approach (bigger, brighter, bolder)

BUSINESS AWARENESS TRAINING

  • Upskilling staff/professional development
  • Education awareness training delivered in any environment (kindy, schools, workplace, hospitals etc)
  • Family, carer or staff training (under blindfold)
  • Environmental assessments

FUNDING

Funding can be obtained via the following organisations. Contact us today to discuss the best option for your circumstances.

  • NDIS
  • MAC
  • Job Access

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