Our houses are either owned by or leased for a long term by Haven Care Australia Pty Ltd. Our mental health houses are on single levels and may have a maximum of 3 residents in each house. Residents range in age from their late 18s to late 70s. Our staff work with people to help them to meet their needs tailored to their goals practicing choice and independence. Our experienced and qualified staff team provides 24-hour care and support, with at least three members of staff on duty during the day and two in the night and on call services.

Our houses for physically challenged persons are purpose built with hard floorings, high ceilings, large doorways, accessible bathrooms, large hallways and breath-taking views. Haven homes are located close to bus stops and shopping areas.

Our key features include:

  • Intensive supported accommodation for people with mental illness who require high levels of daily support. Support will be provided in accordance with each client’s needs, up to 24 hours / 7 days a week.

  • 24/7 Complex housing supports that are accessible for physically challenged persons.

  • Provision of safe environment within the house.

  • Supporting people to transition into independent living.

  • Ongoing assessments and reviews of mental status and physical health by experienced and qualified clinicians of Haven Care Australia.

  • Our team conduct regular meetings with residents to give them the chance to participate in decisions about the activities of the house.

  • A full range of activities is offered, including relaxation classes, walking groups, table tennis, football, swimming, gentle yoga and mindfulness exercises or any other activities that our residents are interested in.

  • Options for communal cooking and meals.

  • Support for any special needs (Methadone programme, Clozapine clinics and medical appointments)

  • Assistance in transport, shopping, 

  • Respite facilities- short term mental health support.

  • Range of in- house activities including painting lessons, baking and cooking classes, music lessons, gardening, barbecue dinner, optional pastoral care.

 

24/7 SUPPORTED ACCOMMODATION SERVICES/

SUPPORTED INDEPENDENT LIVING (SIL)

 
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HAVEN CARE OUTREACH SERVICES (HCOS)

 

Our outreach services help people who are living with mental illness and physical challenges to increase their independence to  develop and re-establish daily living skills and self-care strategies, working towards you being able to integrate back into the community. Encouraging your choice and control, we connect across services and a range of services to support you to connect to your community.

 

Working in collaboration with Community Mental/ Health teams, NDIS support coordinators and other providers, drug and alcohol teams, Aboriginal Health Service,  as well as local GPs, psychologists and psychiatrists, we tailor our approach to help you achieve the best outcomes.

This will involve the provision of personal, social and domestic care, training and opportunities to engage in meaningful activities and experiences at home and within the local community. Our support workers will work closely with all members of the community team to enable their clients to continue living in the community with comfort and dignity. The overall aim is to improve the quality of life of people who have mental health difficulties or physical challenges and prevent inappropriate admissions to hospital.

COMPLEX CARE SERVICES

Haven Care Australia has homes that are fully accessible with hard floorings and high ceilings for lifters and other assistance aids to be easily maneuvered. We take care of your complex health care issues that could include Cerebral Palsy, Acquired Brain Injury, spinal cord injuries, Multiple Sclerosis, Muscular Dystrophy, Gastrostomy feed needs such as PEG, catheter care, complex bowel management, Epilepsy, intellectual disability or learning disabilities. While providing complex care, we make sure that participatns are lead to live an independent, active and fullfilled lives as much as possible. The needs of individuals dictate the type of complex care needs to provide and therefore the type of training will be organised for the workers to undertake. 

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We acknowledge and pay respect to the Ngunnawal people as the original and ongoing owners and custodians of this land.  We commit ourselves to actively work alongside indigenous people for reconciliation and justice.

Address

PO Box 3170, Weston Creek, ACT 2611

Contact

0479 054 545