Day Out For Young People With High Care Needs. - AUD $5

Wesley Mission Queensland

Day Out For Young People With High Care Needs.

Your gift of $50 will enable them to have a day out with their carer.

Since 2008 Wesley Mission Queensland has been working to help build age appropriate accommodation for young people with high care needs.According to the National Disability Agreement (2010) there are currently 7,500 young Australian’s (people under 65 years) living in aged care facilities and 700,000 (Australian Institute of Health & Welfare 2007) more being cared for at home by family and friends, often with limited support. In partnership with Youngcare, Wesley Mission Queensland runs three apartments, at Coomera, Sinnamon Park and Wooloowin, which assist 20+ young adults with high care needs to live dignified and independent lives.

Wesley Care Tewantin on the Sunshine Coast, is our fourth supported accommodation facility and is home to seven young adults with high care needs.