Depression Care & Support
Maple Community Services prioritises getting to know you in order to identify and achieve your goals. We help you set a course for greater independence with reliable support. There is no better NDIS provider than Maple Community Services in support of patients living with depression.
Depression and Depressive Disorders are some of the most overlooked health concerns in Australia. Depression can cause significant disabilities and severely impact the lives of people affected by this serious illness. If you are affected by prolonged or disabling Depression, our Depression Support Specialists are highly skilled and trained to provide the expert assistance you need to live your life to the fullest.
Our extensive experience, capacity for 24/7 support, and strong community spirit set us apart when it comes to Depression Support Services. Our pervading family values and friendly specialists give you and your loved ones peace of mind and exceptional support to pursue a happy, fulfilling, and independent life.
Introduction to Depression
Depression is a mental illness that can cause serious disability. People living with Depression may experience a range of symptoms that affect their physical, mental, and emotional well-being to varying extents.
Thankfully, there are effective therapies and medications that help patients living with Depression manage their illness, reduce episodes of Depression, and function on a day to day basis. Maple Community Services is well equipped to assist patients with Depression in order to help them manage any disabilities they live with and improve their functional, mental, and emotional well-being.
What Can NDIS Fund for Depression?
The NDIS aims to provide better access to high quality, personalised, and innovative supports and services to enhance the independence, and social and economic participation of people with disabilities and their carers.
The NDIS funds several critical services for people with Depression. These include personal care support, community access support, nutritional support, skill development, transport, household tasks and behavioural support. Plan Management and Support Coordination Funding are almost always offered to NDIS Participants when they receive their plan. The types and amounts of funding available are determined partly by the extent of disability.
By partnering with Maple Community Services, together, we can help you identify your priorities and develop a support plan that provides the specific services you need, enabling you to lead a fulfilling life.
Types of Depression Support Services
Our team works one on one with you to help you with day-to-day activities, connect you with high quality treatment and therapy services, and, if necessary, we can guide and support you through social interactions.
Our supports includes a range of different services for you and your needs. Options include any or all of the following:
Is Depression Covered by the NDIS?
If you suffer from a long term disability resulting from a mental health condition, also known as a psychosocial disability or PSD, it is covered under the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS), and you may be eligible for funding to benefit from our support services.
It is estimated that 3 million people in Australia suffer with mild to moderate mental health issues and around 700,000 people have severe and persistent mental health illnesses that demonstrate complex needs and thus require support due to their disability.
Psychosocial disabilities can be crippling if not addressed properly. At Maple Community Services, we can walk you through the assessment process to see if you qualify for NDIS Depression Benefits. If you or your loved one meets the criteria, we can facilitate the process and have the full capacity to provide any support services you need.
To become an NDIS participant, you need to provide evidence of your mental health condition but a specific diagnosis is not required. NDIS support is contingent on how the condition impacts you and your daily activities, rather than the diagnosis itself, and that’s where our Depression Support Workers can help you.
What Does Our Depression Support Involve?
We have four major categories of Depression Support Services. Each type of Depression support contributes to your overall well-being and expands personal options to live a life that is most fulfilling.
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