Entries by John Hosie

National Disability Services and the Teamwork Works Campaign

Melba are supporting the Teamwork Works campaign because of  Changes to the NDIS. As most of you would have experienced, changes to how the NDIS is being run have caused a lot of challenges for participants and disability service providers including Melba. We are now highly concerned about hidden policy shifts and a lack of […]

VALID Vaccine Ambassador

Most Victorians are now vaccinated against COVID-19, but many people with intellectual disabilities are still unvaccinated. The Victorian Government has funded VALID as a Vaccine Ambassador to assist people with intellectual disabilities to access whatever support they need to get vaccinated as soon as possible. Supports people have used so far include in-home vaccination, sedation, […]