Support Independent Living
Guardien Group is an associated entity of 121 Care.
Guardien Group provides shared, supported independent living residences and 24/7 support services for anyone with a physical disability or mental/intellectual disability in Brisbane, Redland Bay and Sunshine Coast region. Services are provided through a shared arrangement with in-home as well as short-term (respite) accommodation support services for those aged over 18 years. Guardien Group services are open to all gender and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.
Through a personalised model of care that is designed around the individual, Guardien Group works to build individual capabilities, so residents are empowered to live independently and have the skills, information and resources they need for their health and wellbeing.
What Guardien Group Offers
Guardien Group assists residents make themselves at home knowing they have the required support that will help them live their best lives. The team at Guardien will work with the resident, their family and support network to assess and identify current capacity and the gaps in skills in need of development. The findings from this assessment are refined and developed into an individualized support programme that will build capacity so that the resident achieves their goal for independent living.
The team at Guardien also support residents to live their lives like anyone else by providing them with the resources and support they need to be able to enjoy the social aspects of meeting friends and family for a cup of coffee, or going to the movies, or attending a medical appointment amongst other things. Support is also givento residents to access day services, workshops, and/or job programmes of their choice.
Staying connected to the community is important, and every effort is made to ensure that residents are supported in their choice of social or sporting events. Assistance is also provided to residents so the can connect to networks that have similar interests as what they chose for themselves.
Visit the Guardien Group website to find out more.