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New COVID funding reaches Be clients

August 20, 2020
care staff and client deliver fruit tray

As we navigate our way through these unique and challenging times we are continuously exploring ways to further support our clients. With our social events on hold and changes to the way we deliver our services, our team have been able to implement new programs and services to provide our clients with connection, support and reassurance.

Here at Be we have recently received additional Government funding due to coronavirus, to support our existing clients through providing food and meal delivery. Our Consumer Directed Care model provides our clients in different regions with the flexibility to receive either prepared meals, hampers, fresh produce or food that would most benefit them.

Delsie has been a Be Bundaberg client since 2017 and lives an active social life and had been enjoying regular dancing at the CWA, Be social events and local markets until the coronavirus pandemic. “My three grown up children live across different regions in Queensland so I very much rely and appreciate the local support Be provide me,” said Delsie Sherratt.

Local Community Coordinator Jodie Beck had organised to have regular prepared meals delivered to Delsie. She recently spoke to Delsie and discovered that she had been unwell and unable to eat the prepared meals and had turned to making fruit smoothies.

“I jumped at the opportunity to ensure Delsie was still receiving nutritious foods and prepared a tray of fresh fruits perfect for juicing,” Said Jodie.

Jodie arrived at Delsie’s door and surprised her with the tray of fruits to see her through the week. Delsie was so touched by Jodie’s thoughtful and caring gesture she was moved to tears.

Jodie shared “Its such a rewarding experience to know we are making this kind of positive difference to our clients lives.”

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