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Belyuen Community Government Council annual report 2018-19



Belyuen Community Government Council annual report 2018-19


Belyuen Community Government Council


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Belyuen Community Government Council Annual Report 2018-2019 22 | P a g e higher level to become available. This means that their care needs are not being fully met. The Age Care Director has worked very hard to build up the programme and to keep up to date with legislative requirements and the New Standards that are very detailed specific. The Belyuen Programme has enormous potential in terms of taking on more clients however for this to happen then more carers need to be identified and Council will need more staff and a more appropriate accounting package to handle the reporting requirements. Currently there is an issue with the eTools programme that the Director works with and is 100% compatible with the New Standards reporting requirements being not compatible with the MOYOB programme used by the accountants. This creates a lot of extra work for the Director. eTools meets all of Councils and Age Care reporting and data collection and storage needs however financial information can not be transferred directly to MYOB and this is where human error along with unnecessary staff time comes into play. The Programme also has the potential to go into providing NDIS Services and this is highlighted by the fact that Belyuen does not have an aged population but does have a number of people with physical disabilities that need care. Council believes that this need is going to keep increase as people younger and younger suffer from strokes and become partially disabled. Council also has concerns about the training that is provided through the NT Government and Council would prefer to use a Training Provider that they chose and believes better meets the staff needs. This has been raised a number of times but there has been no change. Council believes that the Age Care Programme and the Workshop have potential to be developed into viable enterprises that will not only bring in income to the community but will give a lot of people both aboriginal and non aboriginal people employment opportunities on the Peninsula. Belyuen Clients enjoying an art and craft activity and father and daughter (aged care worker) at the Centre