The Attendant Support Initiative Program provides attendant care support for people with a disability, people with low levels of English and older people to access Brimbank Leisure Centres by having a support person with them while they are in the facility. This includes access to swimming pools and gyms.
The Attendant Support staff will build relationships with program participants and clients to support their physical activity pursuits and create social connection opportunities.
With improved access to our facilities, the Attendant Support Initiative can help you to improve your health and fitness, participation, connection with the community and overall health and wellbeing.
Personalised support and assistance is provided for entering the centre, accessing aquatics area (all pools), gymnasium, facility equipment, personal changing process and support for the duration of the desired recreation activity.
In order to cater to your individual needs, we first work with you to create a personalised program. This program assists us to provide the best possible individual care and helps us match you to the right Support Worker.
Personalised support for people who require 1:1 assistance to access the aquatic pools, spa /sauna, aqua group exercise classes, fun days and all water activities.
Personalised support for people who require 1:1 assistance to access gymnasium, gym program, group exercise classes and all health & fitness programs.
Experienced attendant Support Workers can assist with mobility, transfers, and will support you in your chosen activity for the duration of your booking. Our Support Workers have experience working with people with disabilities, low levels of English; and elderly, know the centres facilities and have a commitment to community inclusion.
Attendant Support Initiative can help anyone access the aquatic and gymnasium facilities by matching you with a Support Worker. You choose the leisure activity and a Support Worker will assist you to participate.
Bookings are vital and sessions are one-hour minimum. Casual bookings can be made and require one week notice. Regular bookings may be invoiced on a monthly basis. Cancellations require 24 hours notice or fees will apply.