New partnership to deliver significant increases in ICT capability
When reforms to the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) were implemented across the country, one of the biggest restructures for disability service providers came in the form of information and communications technology (ICT) service implementation. Small service providers now have to look outwards for creative and innovative ICT solutions for service delivery.
Non-profit organisation WA Blue Sky recognises the need to drive client-centric service delivery through ICT.
“WA Blue Sky is a small organisation initiated by a group of parents 25 years ago which offers flexible support options for people with disability to live in their own homes,” Former NDS WA Operations Manager and now WA Blue Sky CEO Frances Buchanan said.
“Our continued delivery of individualised support in an NDIS world will require new technology and systems to assist us to track what we’re doing and how it is working for people we support. Our systems will need to be easily accessible to our staff delivering services on the ground, and integrate information such as support plans, rostering, NDIA claims and the recording of achieved outcomes across all our operations.”
WA Blue Sky has turned to the consultancy agency Illuminance Solutions to ensure it receives the best ICT platform available to suit the needs of its clients.
“We at Illuminance Solutions pride ourselves on being a people-focused business, and it’s a great opportunity for us to pay it forward and help organisations benefit the most from innovative technology,” Illuminance Solutions CEO Nilesh Makwana said.
“We received a Cloud for Global Good Funding from Microsoft to assist in building client-centric care management software AvantCare, and we have a responsibility to pass on the benefits to the not-for-profit sector."
“WA Blue Sky has great growth potential and we are happy to be part of this journey, doing our bit by providing technology support.”
For more information, call WA Blue Sky on 9472 0550 or visit www.wabluesky.com.au
Published: Friday 22 June 2018, The West Australian lift out:
SUPPORTING PEOPLE WITH DISABILITY, Page 14