Handy downloads for people with complex disabilities.
Life can be complicated, especially with a complex disability. At Brightwater, we support adults with acquired or progressive neurological disabilities, including brain injury or stroke.
If you're applying for the NDIS or getting ready for your planning meeting, make sure you visit the NDIS Toolkit - your one-stop shop for pre-planning tools and resources.
Disability support brochure
Learn more about NDIS services, brain injury rehabilitation and transitional support.View brochure
Planning my NDIS journey workbook
This interactive workbook will help you get prepared for your NDIS planning meeting.Download workbook
Supported independent living flyer
Find out more about our 8 community housesView flyer
Rehabilitation for life
Learn more about the Oats Street model for acquired brain injury rehabilitationDownload booklet
Learn more about our Disability Access and Inclusion GroupView flyer
Learn more about our Carers Recognition Advisory GroupView flyer
Acquired Brain Injury
In partnership with the Uppsala University Hospital in Sweden, Brightwater has created fact sheets about living with an ABI. These are available below:
- Living with acquired brain injury
- Left-sided inattention
- Memory and brain injury
- Long term memory and brain injury
- Working memory and brain injury
- Compliments, complaints and suggestions
If you have a compliment, complaint or suggestion for Brightwater, this brochure explains the way you can get in touch with us.
- How we keep your information safe at Brightwater
- National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)
Supports Australians living with disability, as well as their carers and families. Phone 1800 035 544
- Brain Injury Australia
Provides information and advocacy for Australians living with brain injury.
- Carers WA
Provides support, education and counselling for carers.
- Carers Recognition Act 2004
The Act is a Western Australian law which recognises the role of carers in the community and provides a way of involving them in delivering services that affect carers and their caring role.
- Volunteering WA
Connect with a local volunteer or browse a range of opportunities. You can also register your interest with Brightwater.
- Disability Advocacy Finder
Disability advocates can take action on their own behalf, or can assist another person, or a group of people with disability – they may work in a paid or voluntary capacity.
- National Disability Abuse and Neglect Hotline
A free, independent and confidential service for reporting abuse and neglect of people with disability. Phone 1800 880 052. (If the case is an emergency, call WA Police on 000)
- Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission
The Commission is the national end-to-end regulator of aged care services, and the primary point of contact for consumers and providers in relation to quality and safety. Phone 1800 951 822
- Health and Disability Services Complaints Office (HaDSCO)
An independent Statutory Authority offering an impartial resolution service for complaints relating to health, disability and mental health services in Western Australia and the Indian Ocean Territories. Email [email protected] or phone 1800 813 583
- Translating and Interpreting Service TIS National
An interpreting service provided by the Department of Home Affairs for people who do not speak English and for agencies and businesses that need to communicate with their non-English speaking clients. Email [email protected] or phone 1300 575 847
- Elder Abuse Helpline
If you or someone you know is experiencing elder abuse, or has a question about elder abuse, please call the Elder Abuse Helpline. Phone 1300 724 679