Funding through icare

Our major partner, icare, is committed to helping facilitate new opportunities for people living with a spinal cord injury.

All Lifetime Care participants and Workers Care Program workers living with a spinal cord injury can request support from icare for their stay at Sargood on Collaroy. You may request funding for up to 28 days per year.

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What is included?

Speak with your case manager or coordinator to discuss what icare will fund.

  • The Wellness Package and the Wellness and Support package are usually covered by icare
  • Extra hours of daily care may also be funded if necessary
  • icare may also pay for your flights, taxis and other travel expenses related to getting to and from Sargood on Collaroy
  • In some circumstances, icare may pay for a carer or your spouse and/or dependants to stay with you.
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Wellness & Support Package

  • Accommodation in a deluxe suite
  • Up to 6 hours per day assistance with self-care activities at a 1:1 ratio
  • Access to our therapist led and supported weekly activity program, and access to either Clinical Nurse Education/ Occupational Therapy/Vocational Services for 1 hour per day or access to a course being run at Sargood.
  • Access to adaptive equipment and onsite Gymnasium. (NO food, continence supplies or transport provided.)

Wellness Package

  • Accommodation in a deluxe suite
  • Access to our therapist led and supported weekly activity program and access to either Clinical Nurse Education/ Occupational Therapy/ Vocational Services for 1 hour per day or access to a course being run at Sargood.
  • Access to adaptive equipment and onsite Gymnasium. (NO food, continence supplies or transport provided.)

Additional Care

(above package inclusions)

  • Assistance with, and/or supervising personal tasks of daily living. (Should you require more than 6hrs per day provided in our Wellness and Support Package).

Out of pocket expenses

There may be some out of pocket costs during your stay. You will need to cover the cost of all meals and incidentals. Any activities, courses and events where the cost is not covered by the Wellness Package or the Wellness and Support package will need to be paid for by you, unless prior approval is arranged.

What do I need to do?

  1. Ask your case manager or coordinator if a stay at Sargood on Collaroy can be included in your My Plan.
  2. Discuss with your case manager or coordinator what funding can be approved for your stay at Sargood.
  3. Once you have approval from icare, they will give you an approval letter to use when making your booking at Sargood on Collaroy.
  4. Make a booking enquiry or contact us via phone: +61 2 8597 0600 or email: info@sargoodoncollaroy.com.au
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