Vanessa had been living in a nursing home after being hospitalized after she developed a long term illness. This illness resulted in Vanessa becoming completely blind and needing to use a wheelchair for mobility. Prior to her diagnosis, Vanessa had lived independently and had also run her own hairdressing business.
Kurt is a 19 year old who wanted to build his independence in the kitchen, through improved knife skills and understanding of health and safety.
It wasn’t too long ago that Jarrod was living at home with his Mum and Dad. He felt ready to spread his wings and gain some independence, so Jarrod moved into his own two bedroom flat.
Julie has achieved her dream of being independent again, through opportunities provided by Ability Options and the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).