Michelle Lensink

Moving On Program

A question put forward to the Hon. T.G. ROBERTS regarding the Moving On Program. More specifically enrollment numbers.

The Hon. J.M.A. LENSINK:

1. How many people were enrolled in the Moving On program in 1997?

2. How many of these people are still in the program?

3. How many additional people enrolled in the Moving On program in 1998?

4. How many of these people are still in the program?

5. How many additional people enrolled in the Moving On program in 1999?

6. How many of these people are still in the program?

7. How many additional people enrolled in the Moving On program in 2000?

8. How many of these people are still in the program?

9. How many additional people enrolled in the Moving On program in 2001?

10. How many of these people are still in the program?

11. How many additional people enrolled in the Moving On program in 2002?

12. How many of these people are still in the program?

13. How many additional people enrolled in the Moving On program in 2003?

14. How many of these people are still in the program?

15. How many of the total participants have transferred to Commonwealth supported employment programs?

16. How many of the total participants have passed away?

17. How many participants have left for other reasons and what are those reasons?

The Hon. T.G. ROBERTS: The Minister for Disability has advised:

1. In the 1997-98 financial year, 168 were enrolled in the Moving On Program.

2. 141 people enrolled in the Moving On Program in 1997-98 are still in the Program.

3. In the 1998-99 financial year, 79 additional people enrolled in the Moving On Program.

4. 72 people who enrolled in the Moving On Program in 1998-99 are still in the Program.

5. In the 1999-2000 financial year, 94 additional people enrolled in the Moving On Program.

6. 94 people who enrolled in the Moving On Program in 1999-2000 are still in the Program.

7. In the 2000-01 financial year, 34 additional people enrolled in the Moving On Program.

8. 30 people who enrolled in the Moving On Program in 2000-01 are still in the Program.

9. In the 2001-02 financial year, 52 additional people enrolled in the Moving On Program.

10. 47 people who enrolled in the Moving On Program in 2001-02 are still in the Program.

11. In the 2002-03 financial year, 58 additional people enrolled in the Moving On Program.

12. 55 people who enrolled in the Moving On Program in 2002-03 are still in the Program.

13. In the 2003-04 financial year, 62 additional people enrolled in the Moving On Program.

14. 61 people who enrolled in the Moving On Program in 2003-04 are still in the Program.

15. Approximately 10 people have transferred from Commonwealth supported employment programs.

16. 12 people receiving Moving On funding have died.

17. 26 people left the Program for reasons such as:

illness or frailty;

the family no longer wishes for their child to attend a day option program;

they have gained a place in a supported accommodation service or have been placed in a full-time grant-funded day options service; and/or the person has transferred to a 24 hour accommodation service and no longer requires a day options service.

Nine people left the Program because their allocation was rolled up as a grant to other organisations. These clients are still receiving day options programs through funded organisations, rather than through the Moving On Program.

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