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We are repeatedly told by the people we support, their families and support staff that they don't like the complicated, distancing and frustrating reception-interfaces and communication systems that services are adopting from the commercial sector. We have decided not to have a central office and reception desk.

Direct contact can be made in the following ways:

GENERAL MANAGER
Neal Rodwell
Mobile: 0418 140 000
Fax: 03 6442 2920
Email: nrodwell@nwrss.org.au

COORDINATOR
Devonport / Latrobe /Ulverstone
Alarna Moles
Mobile: 0429 414 160
Fax: 03 6426 7480
Email: alarnaandchris@bigpond.com

COORDINATOR
Burnie / Somerset / Wynyard
Chris Willsher
Mobile: 0419 593 486
Email: chriswillsher@internode.on.net

ASSISTANT MANAGER
Lee-Anne Aulich
Mobile: 0437 071 729
Fax: 03 6425 3554
Email: laulich@nwrss.org.au

SUPERVISOR
Deb Walker
Mobile: 0438 140 450
Fax: 03 6432 3635
Email: dwalker@nwrss.org.au

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WHAT WE DO

NWRSS is a not-for-profit organisation that provides disability support in the North West Region of Tasmania.

We take up support contracts from government agencies such as Disability Services, Child Protection Services, Motor Accident Insurance Board and The Public Trustee. Private citizens can also purchase support services from us.

NWRSS is registered with the National Disability Insurance Scheme - DisabilityCare to provide support plan management and direct support.

The range of support we provide includes:

  • Shared homes for people with high support needs
  • Visiting support to people living in their own homes
  • Support to help people pursue daily activities in their communities
  • Complex and intensive support for changing and managing behaviour
  • In-hospital support
  • Transport including wheelchair accessible vehicles
  • Respite

NWRSS is happy to negotiate on all aspects of support, particularly the client support worker match.

In partnerships with other organisations NWRSS provides access for involvement in sport, recreation and the arts. As an example NWRSS has partnered with the Wynyard Yacht Club to establish the Sailability North West Centre to help people pursue sailing, boating and kayaking as recreational activities.

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Web Master: Neal Rodwell
Editor: David Rish
Proof Reader: Pamela Rodwell