EDGE's head office operates from 8:30AM and 4:30PM. Centre-Based day program operates between 9:00AM and 4:00PM
At times, the activity will require additional money. You will be informed of this via text message the day prior, and can see the activities and their cost on the monthly calendar.
If you don't want to pay for an activity, a free activity will be arranged.
EDGE requires two weeks notice for cancellations for centre-based program.
EDGE requires 7 days notice for if you are going away, or are away unwell.
Yes, EDGE provides progress reports for NDIS plan reviews. EDGE can also offer letter of supports for early plan reviews.
We encourage all participants, families and external carers to provide feedback. If you have a complaint during program hours, you are encouraged to speak to the site coordinator. You can do so via our online form here, or alternatively, contact the site coordinator via email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Yes, EDGE can provide quotes for all new and existing participants for centre-based programs and short term accomodation. You can request a quote via email, at email@example.com.
EDGE also provides service agreements for your NDIS plan period, which outlines costings for our services.
EDGE is not registered to implement restrictive practices. If you have any enquiries about this, you can contact us via email at firstname.lastname@example.org, or via phone on 03 9749 0000.
Yes, as a complementary service breakfast and lunch in a set plan at no additional cost. If you are hungry one of our support workers are happy to make you a snack. We focus on providing a variety of healthy meals throughout the week.
You may also bring in meals if you do not like the meal on the set plan.
EDGE supports participants aged between 16 and 65.
Upon enrolment, EDGE provides you the option to sign a photo consent form should you be happy to have photos taken and/or published online.
If you would like to update your photo consent, you may do so at anytime by speaking to your site coordinator.
Upon enrolment, you are asked to disclose and medical and health information. EDGE will take into consideration and accomodate all medical information, including allergies, when planning activities and programs.
EDGE has a strict accident and incident policy and procedure in place that all staff are trained in. Participants upon enrolment are provided with information on how EDGE handles accidents and incidents. For more information see the downloadable accident and incident policy here.
EDGE takes into consideration your NDIS goals. Every 6 months, EDGE meet will meet with you to update your individualised plan. This individualised plan is used to tailor all activities and programs to meet the needs of all participants, and assist them in reaching their goals.
EDGE completes individual risk assessments to identify safety risks for staff and participants, to ensure EDGE is a safe space.
We meet with participants monthly to get their ideas and suggestions in planning the excursions and activities. Activities and excursions are tailored to meet the needs of all participants and help them reach their goals. Most program days provide two options, so you can select which activity you would like to particiate in on the day.
If you are concerned with any of the activities, you are encouraged to speak with our accomodating and friendly staff.
Yes, we provide AM and PM transport in-house to any participants who request it. Pick up and drop off times will vary depending on your location and traffic conditions.
EDGE offers a variety of programs including, cooking, art and craft, music, and social and community incursions and excursions. Check out the monthly calendar to see what's on.
Our monthly calendar is sent home to participants in advance. You can also view it online here.
What you need to bring is outlined in the monthly calendar. Texts sent out the night before reminding you of what you need to bring.
Yes, EDGE can offer 1:1 support.
To enrol, please get in touch with our admin team by filling out the enquiry form here, giving us a call on (03) 9749 0000, or email email@example.com, you'll be invited to attend a site tour. At this site tour you will meet the staff and participants and see first hand how our programs run.
Once the tour is completed and you want to commence, you will complete the following documents:
- Enrolment form
- Service agreement
- Individualised plan (Every 6 months)
- Individualised risk assessment
Individualised transport can be organised for stays for all participants, regardless of your location. Give us a call to see what we can organise for you.
Our Short Term Accomodation residences are in St. Arnaud and Warrnambool.
If you chose to be picked up from our Werribee or Geelong sites, the trips to these residences will take between 2.5 hours and 3 hours.
To sign up for a stay, please send us an enquiry by filling out the form here or give us a call.
Where possible, EDGE has a ratio of one staff member to two participants on all short term accomodation stays.
Our stays range from 3 days to 5 days.
Yes, EDGE ensures that you will have your own room on all of our stays.
The trip is fully funded under your NDIS plan, including food and accomodation. However, additional money may be brought to purchase items for yourself or in order to participate in certain activities.
You can find a list of things you need to bring to your short term accomodation stay by giving our frinedly team a call at (03) 9749 0000
EDGE's is a registered provider for the NDIS.
EDGE's centre-based programs are funded by the NDIS. Please notify staff upon enrolment if you are plan managed, self managed or agency managed. Invoices are sent our weekly for centre-based program and short term accomodation.
EDGE are very prompt and responsive in actioning any invoice concerns or issues. If you have an issue with your invoice, please contact us via phone NUMBER or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.