Rainbow Care provides home care services including Aged Care, NDIS Support Coordination, and NDIS Plan Management. They promote fabulous Rainbow Workers who support people in their home and community. Partners in life, and now in business, Marli and Christine say they strive for purpose and meaning in their working lives. They believe they achieve that best when making a difference in other people’s lives.
Between them, Marli and Christine have over 30 year’s experience in the community services sector. They set up Rainbow Care dedicated to providing inclusive access to home care services.
Christine said, “We approach our work with a friendly and human-rights based focus on embracing people’s identity and strengths. We believe people have the right not just to live an authentic life but to have the services that support them to embrace and celebrate their identities and the beautiful diversity that brings to the world.
“People’s access to both aged care and the NDIS should include them living their best lives.”
Choice and Control
Marli told QNews, “Life is all about choice and control. We aim to support every client to live the best life they can, the way they want, with who they want.”
Home care packages allow clients to work with a provider of their choice to design a package of coordinated care and services that best suit them, who they are and how they wish to live.
Rainbow Care offers services like assisting with tasks around the home. Marli said Rainbow Care’s clients decide themselves the level of assistance required and how it’s delivered.
“Some people might need our workers to prepare a meal of their choice for them. Others will just need help peeling and chopping the vegetables. Everyone is different so we never do ‘One size fits all’. We are about tailored services to fit the needs and desires of individuals.”
Christine said Rainbow Care offers a range of home care services.
“In addition to domestic assistance, we offer personal care, medication prompting, help with shopping and appointments and social support. Social support is critical to people’s general health and well-being. Help with personal projects, day trips to get out and about or even just a friendly cuppa at home. We can also provide emergency respite, telechecks and even yard maintenance and gardening.
“Once again, we don’t just take over because there are often elements of looking after their garden that clients are able to do for themselves and enjoy.”
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