- TOOL KITS
- A. The NEXT Step
- B. Promoting Independence
- C. Phone Apps
- D. Return to Work
- E. Motivational Interviewing
- F. Paediatric Brain Injury Rehabilitation Resources
- a) Introduction
- 0. Introduction
- 1. Transition
- 2. The transition wheel
- 3. Walking around the transition wheel
- 4. The transition wheel interview
- 5 . Using this kit
- 6 . Web resources
- b) Working together
- 7. My role
- 8 . My family's role
- 9. My case manager's role
- c) What can I do?
- 10. Who, where, what? The Services I receive
- 11. Accommodation
- 12. Driving
- 13.Alcohol and drugs
- 14. Social and recreational activities
- 15. Health and well-being
- 16. Relationships and friendships
- 17. Sexuality
- 18. Personal safety
- 19. Complaints/rights
- 20. Legal issues
- 21. Centrelink
- 22. Financial
- 23. Shopping
- 24. Employment, training and tertiary education
6. Web resources
Education, jobs and training
The TAFE NSW web site contains information on courses and support services available throughout all TAFE campuses in NSW.
CRS Australia assists people who have an injury, disability or health condition to get a job. The web site contains information on the services that CRS Australia provide and how a referral can be made.
This is the web site for the Job Network. The Job Network provides information on organisations that are dedicated to finding jobs for unemployed people. The web site provides information on employment, government assistance, jobs, careers and training.
This is the Australian Apprenticeship’s web site It contains information on what apprenticeships are and how to apply for them, disabled apprenticeships, traineeships and training agreements.
This is the University Admission Centre’s Web site It contains information about what courses universities off er and how to apply for these courses.
The Transport Information Line allows you to generate a travel plan using train, bus and ferry services. You just type in where you are starting your journey, where you are ending it and what time you need to get there. It even calculates how long it might take you to walk to your destination!
The NSW Legal aid commission provides legal aid and other legal services to socially and economically disadvantaged people.
Legal Aid Hotline for under 18’s
This telephone service provides legal advice for children and young people under 18 who have committed or are suspected of committing an offence. It operates 24 hours a day on weekends and public holidays and 9am-midnight Monday-Friday. Tel: 1800 10 18 10
This web site contains information on the NSW Trustee and Guardian
This is the web site for the Disability Discrimination Legal Centre of NSW who can help with legal issues around discrimination.
This is the web site for the Guardianship Tribunal of NSW. It contains useful information on issues relating to guardianship, including how to make an application and the role of the tribunal.
The Centrelink web site contains information on Centrelink payments, the eligibility for these payments and other Centrelink services.
The Financial Planners Association of Australia
The Financial Planners Association of Australia Ltd can answer questions on financial planning and help you to find a financial planner. Tel: 1800 815 168
The NSW Sports Council for the Disabled
The NSW Sports Council for the Disabled works with organisations to develop the participation of athletes with a disability. They can put you in touch with an appropriate member organisation for the sport of your choice. Tel: (02) 9763 2455
This web site contains information on recreation, tourism, sport and the arts for people with disabilities.
Healthinsite is a Commonwealth Government web site that provides information on a range of health topics.
This is the Children’s Hospital at Westmead’s brain injury rehabilitation services web site that contain many useful information sheets on a range of issues that relate to brain injury.
Kids help line
Kids help line Provides free telephone counselling to children and young people. It operates 24 hours a day. Tel: 1800 55 1800
Lifeline provides a 24hour emergency service for people wanting information, advice and counselling. Tel: 13 11 14 Useful web sites & contact details
The Brain Injury Association of New South Wales is a non-government organisation for people with a brain injury. The Association off ers an information and referral service, library services, a list of contact detail for support groups, self-advocacy development and training. This site also contains links to the other brain injury associations in other states.