Meals on Wheels New South Wales

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NDIA/NDIS and Package Providers

Meals on Wheels works closely with NDIA and Package providers.  

Below outlines the benefits to Family Members, Package Providers and NDIA/NDIS clients:

​Benefits to Family Members:
Family members have peace of mind knowing that their loved one:
  • Receives regular meals
  • Has a trusted visitor to their home (daily/twice a week/weekly)
  • Has the opportunity to join in social lunches cooking classes or day trips (varies from Service to Service)
  • Part of a system that has a process in place if their client does not answer the door or telephone
Benefits to Package Providers:
  • Access a well-known and trusted brand in the community
  • Tap into a vast range of nutritious meals at minimal costs
  • Tailored meals (Puree, gluten free etc)
  • 'more than just a meal' to support your clients care plan
  • A rated Food Safety standards and procedures (NSW Food Authority)
  • Expert nutritional guidance (Eating Well Brochure)
  • Extras such as wine (selected areas)
  • Reduces impact on package provide service staff
  • Clients also receive regular contact from Meals on Wheels staff
  • Another level of support for Package Provider staff and clients
  • Have an advocate for your Services in the local community
  • Package providers will be able to provide more Services to their clients with the same package dollars, therefore making them the provider of choice
Benefits to NDIA clients:
  • Access a well-known and trusted brand in the community
  • Tap into a vast range of nutritious meals at minimal costs
  • Tailored meals (Puree, gluten free etc)
  • 'more than just a meal' to support your clients care plan
  • A rated Food Safety standards and procedures (NSW Food Authority)
  • Nutritional meals
  • Extras such as wine (selected areas)
  • Cooking classes may be available in your area
  • Bulk meals may be available in your area (meals for 2 or more)

Your dollars will go further (costing example highlighted below - cost will vary Service to Service).  Check with your local Service to get a quote and to discuss the service agreement in person.  Your Service can be located via our Find Us map.
  • MOW services will invoice: 7 x $7.50 = $52.50 per week or meal preparation and delivery
  • Client will pay 7 x $6.50 = $45.50 per week for meal ingredients
  • Compared with $$'s for support worker buying supplies and cooking a meal @$8 for food and $40 per hour: 7 x $48 = $336 per week

The client having a greater choice of meals plus an extra $238 per week in their budget makes partnering with Meals on Wheels services a great choice for clients.
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