DSOA (Disability Support for Older Australians)

DSOA funding is obtained through Department of Health and Aged Care and provides funded support to older people with disabilities who were not eligible for the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS). The program assists individuals who were receiving specialist disability services from the Continuity of Support (CoS) Programme.

More information can be found on the DSOA website 

What supports does CODA offer under DSOA?

CODA is a registered provider under the DSOA program and offers a range of services to support individuals with disabilities. These services include:
1. Coordination of Supports: This involves helping individuals plan and coordinate their various support services, ensuring that their needs are being met effectively.
2. In-Home Support: Providing assistance and care services to individuals within their own homes. This might include help with daily tasks, personal care, and other forms of support.
3. Flexible Support: Offering adaptable and customizable support options based on the individual’s needs and preferences. This can include adjusting the type and level of support as required.
4. Community Access: Assisting individuals in participating in community activities and engaging with their local community. This can help promote social interaction and inclusion.
5. Supported Independent Living: Providing support to individuals who are living alone or with others and require assistance with certain aspects of daily life to maintain their independence.
6. Assistance with self-care and Daily Living: Assisting individuals with activities of daily living, such as bathing, dressing, meal preparation, and other essential tasks.

How do I request CODA to provide my DSOA Funded supports

If you think CODA is the right service provider for you, you can discuss with your DSOA case manager the process to change service providers.  Alternatively, Contact CODA today to arrange an obligation free meeting to discuss your support needs.

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