Gnarra CHSP Aboriginal Project

gnarra“Gnarra” is an Aboriginal word from the Sydney area and means “To listen – to hear”. “Gnarra”, symbolises Aboriginal values that are central to Kurranulla’s approach: “To listen – to hear”, the messages from Aboriginals and Torres Strait Islanders in the Southerland Shire and St George area will lay the foundation stones for the right approach.

WHAT IS THE GNARRA CHSP ABORIGINAL PROJECT?  

A referral and/or link to services for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander CHSP clients. It provides Specialised service – Case Management, Individual and Group Social Support, Centre Based Day Services and Transport for those programs.

WHO CAN USE CHSP SERVICES?

  •  Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander ageing or frail (over 50 years)

  •  Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander of any age with a disability

  •  People who care for one of the above

WHAT IS CHSP?

CHSP is the abbreviation of Commonwealth Home Support Programme. CHSP is  a service to help people live independently in their home. 

WHAT TYPE OF SUPPORT SERVICES CAN GNARRA CHSP REFER YOU TO?

  •  Personal Care

  •  Domestic Assistance

  •  Help at Home

  •  Food Services

  •  Respite Care

  •  Community Transport

  •  Community Health Services

  •  Podiatry

REFERRAL:

Gnarra CHSP Aboriginal Project supports older people Aboriginal people 50yrs and over, all ages with a disability and carers of either to be able to live and manage on their own to suit their individuals needs by respecting their decisions, preferences and choices. Contact Kurranulla 95280287 to arrange an appointment where we can assist you through the my ages care.

ADVOCACY:

As a client you have the right to an advocate. An advocate is a person you have chosen to support you and/or speak on your behalf. If you need an advocate, contact a Gnarra CHSP Case Worker 9528 0287.

GNARRA CHSP ABORIGINAL PROGRAMS WE OFFER:

  • Case Management

  • Individual Social Support (accompanied shopping/appointments)

  • Group Social Support (accompanied outings)

  • Aboriginal Centre Based Day Services

  • Cultural Activities
  • Art/Crafts Workshops

  • Healthy Lifestyle Programs

  • Well Being Programs

  • Men’s Group Activitites

  • Outings

  • Transport for any of the above.

Minimal contrubtion fees payable on some CHSP services