We are passionate about empowering people and the community
Our extensive training means Ascend is able to give health professionals a high level of autonomy, trusting them to decide how best to care for our members. With the assistance of our custom built cloud technology, we've eliminated many of the manual administrative tasks that prevent information flowing between your support workers and your therapist.
Team Karrinyup covers the suburbs of City Beach - Claremont - Cottesloe - Crawley - Daglish - Dalkeith - Doubleview - Floreat - Glendalough - Gwelup - Herdsman - Innaloo - Jolimont - Joondanna - Karrakatta - Karrinyup - Mosman Park - Mount Claremont - Nedlands - Nollamara - North Beach - Osborne Park - Peppermint Grove - Scarborough - Shenton Park - Subiaco - Swanbourne - Trigg - Watermans Bay - Wembley - Wembley Downs - West Leederville - West Perth - Woodlands
Our mentors coordinate a team of local support workers to ensure we deliver high-quality support to our mentors. Their role includes training new support workers, communicating with the members in their areas, providing weekly training, and sharing information with out therapists.
Core to Ascend’s unparalleled standards of service is a commitment to employ only university students dedicated to studying health therapies as disability support workers/carers. Our experienced mentors support these dedicated young students to bring a higher standard of care for people with disabilities.
My name is Sophie Waddington and I have just completed my third year of Occupational Therapy at Curtin University. I work part time as a support worker at Ascend and I am also the mentor for Karrinyup and Ellenbrook teams. In my spare time, I enjoy being outdoors as much as I can, whether at the beach, playing sports, or seeing my friends and family.
Our team of support workers look for ways to help our members become more active in their community and to build their social networks. This is all part of our goal of helping people to become more independent. Our team in Karrinyup know their local area well, and based on their members interests, will regularly take day trips to places like:
If you're interested in learning more, then contact Ascend Health Group on (08) 9468 5595.
Your support services are designed to address your unique goals and want you to feel comfortable with your ongoing support needs. We arrange an initial meet-and-greet between all our new clients and potential students until you find the right support worker for you.