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making meal-time easier N orthside clients from the northern Sydney region will be able to incorporate tasty, healthy meals through their NDIS plans, thanks to a new partnership with Hit 100. Under the initiative Hit 100 can provide dietician-approved pre- cooked meals, advice on nutrition, meal planning and portion control. "We're excited to continue to is a bold step into the future." right service at the right time at the right price. Northside chief executive grow our positive impact on the Danielle Ballantine said Hit 100 was health behaviours of Australians an innovative health solution for the people with a disability are currently living with disability,” Hit 100 chief emerging NDIS market. navigating a complex system of executive officer Karn Ghosh said. 100 for a positive change as they very little integration or care for challenges, presents an incredible share a common belief in supporting the person’s life outcomes. Our opportunity for collaboration and individuals and communities that partnership with Hit 100 is an partnership to improve services and enable them to live their best life. important step in Northside becoming outcomes for consumers, and we Hit 100 sits well within Northside’s a total care solution for people with a believe our partnership with Northside service delivery model to provide the disability and their carers.” accessible brisbane and benefit from local government “The NDIS, while not without its B “We have partnered with Hit of how effective planning and “Highlights of the Plan include an accessible bus and ferry fleet, platform upgrades, together with enhanced open spaces and accessible shopfronts and the ‘braille trail’ in Brisbane’s city centre. “This is a great example Minister for Social Services Jane community engagement can achieve Prentice, the award highlights outcomes and I encourage all local innovative and resourceful solutions governments to develop meaningful that make a difference for people with plans to help improve the lives disability. of people with disability in their communities,” said Mrs Prentice. “The Brisbane Access and multiple service providers with services,” Mrs Prentice said. risbane City Council has received a Disability Access Award at the 2017 National Awards for Local Government for its work in implementing the Brisbane Access and Inclusion Plan. Presented by the Assistant "Northside recognises that Inclusion Plan 2012-2017 makes access easier around Brisbane, so commended for their commitment everyone can use public facilities to accessibility through the Inclusion Tweed Shire Cou ncil was highly Means Toilets project. linkonline.com.au news 09