Welcome to our “Best Practice” podcast series, produced by our UpSkill program. This podcast series features conversations with support coordinators who share their experiences of supporting people with disability and working alongside other sectors such as health, aged care and housing.
It also includes conversations with people with lived experience of disability who share how their support coordinators focused on them as individuals and supported them to achieve new goals relating to exploring housing options and moving to their own homes.
This series includes 4 episodes that focus on the different topics listed below. Episodes 1, 2 and 3 are in 2 parts, while episode 4 is 1 complete episode.
A number of resources are mentioned in each podcast and links to these are provided below. Transcripts for each episode and links to these are also provided.
The Summer Foundation would like to thank Vasemaca Loki and Joanne Findlay; Sally and Jenny Messer; and Phi Tran – who shared their experiences with support coordination. We would also like to thank support coordinators – Lauren Lovegrove and Marnie Roelink from MND NSW; Alex Foote and Laura Schutz from Independence Australia; Jamie Woodman from Melbourne City Mission; and Linda Hughes, UpSkill Lead at the Summer Foundation for their generous contributions to this podcast series.
The production of this UpSkill podcast series was supported by Gandel Philanthropy.