Entries by Gail Blandford

Friday Movie Nights will keep on going this February!

After the great success of the January movie nights, we are going to continue this great event during the month of February as well, and we are planning to go bigger as well so make sure that you do not miss out on these! Come and join us and get comfy on our oversized bean […]

Don’t miss out on our Friday Movie Nights this January!

Independent Support Solutions will be hosting a series of movie nights in the month of January 2023. What better way to start the year than with some socialising, and comfortable bean bags all the while watching some great top-notch movies! Our schedule is as follows: All movies will kick off at 18:00 sharp so make […]

Voluntary Assisted Dying Commenced in Northern Queensland

As of Sunday, 1st January 2023, Voluntary assisted dying has commenced in Northern Queensland. Voluntary assisted dying (VAD) is an additional end-of-life choice that gives eligible people, who are suffering and dying, the option of asking for medical assistance to end their lives. There are legal obligations that all medical practitioners must comply with, even […]

Attending the Expo for Atherton Community

If you would like to come and talk to us or see what we can do for you or your loved ones, we will be more than thrilled to do so during the Expo for Atherton Community. On Wednesday 18th January 2023, we will be attending the Free Services Expo for Atherton Community, to connect […]

Independent Support Solutions donates to the Special Children’s Christmas Parties

We are proud to have donated to a local charity, the Special Children’s Christmas Party. This great organisation helps special needs children as part of the celebrations for the International Year of the Child. Every year, their aim is to make as many dreams come true in three or four hours.  To that end, they […]

Tracey Hale – a new social worker who joined our team

Tracey Hale is a social worker who is committed to supporting families to strengthen their relationships. Tracey has extensive experience in the completion of psycho-social assessments from her work with Queensland Health and Disability Services. Tracey offers therapeutic interventions for families with presenting problems including grief and loss experiences, trauma, parental mood (anxiety & depression), […]

Our Managing Director has been nominated for the Businesswoman of the Year Award!

We couldn’t be more proud of our Managing Director, Gail Blandford, who has been nominated for the Businesswoman Of The Year & Small Business Owner Of The Year at the Cairns Business Women’s Club Businesswoman Of The Year Awards!  Gail is a vibrant person to work with and an incredible driving force within our company […]

NDIS COVID-19 Pricing Update – January to June 2022

As the world commences opening from COVID lockdowns; there is an increased need to ensure we are all doing what we can to ensure the safety and wellbeing of Independent Support Solutions (ISS). One of the ways in which ISS works to ensure we are achieving this has been ensuring we are well stocked and […]

Fundraiser in aid of Beyond Blue to raise mental awareness

The man in the photo is none other than Trevor Beck.  He might be a scary looking critter at the moment, but it’s for a great cause. Trevor is raising money for Beyond Blue and commits to doing something to raise awareness for those facing the challenges associated with mental health, and this year his commitment was to not harm […]