Better together: Andy & Stephen

‘The benefits of a healthy, positive mindset’ Supported Employee Andy is a bit of a Braemar icon, as he is well respected and liked by all of the customers and staff. Andy prides himself on an appreciation for the simple things in life and maintaining what he has. For five years now Andy and Employment […]

International Women’s Day – Celebrating the Women of DSA

For International Women’s Day and beyond, let’s all fully immerse ourselves in this year’s theme of #EmbraceEquity. Commonplace in society is the need to work towards true and long-lasting inclusion and belonging – a theme that is evident in the realms of gender equality as well as the disability sector. To celebrate and raise awareness […]

IWD: Helen leads a life of possibility

Working in DSA’s packaging solutions, Helen has grown her work skills, social circle and confidence and is now doing things she never dreamed she could. 8 March is International Women’s Day – to celebrate, this week we’re profiling some of the talented women across DSA. After completing a work trial four years ago, Helen decided […]

IWD: Bianca builds big things at Belmore

Growing up around people with a disability taught Site Manager Bianca to accept people for who they are and has informed her work in the disability sector. 8 March is International Women’s Day – to celebrate, this week we’re profiling the talented women across DSA. “I grew up with a family from school that had […]

IWD: Stephanie’s passion for positive participant outcomes

With lived experience in disability, being partially deaf, Stephanie Page aims to truly make a difference in the lives of people with a disability. 8 March is International Women’s Day – to celebrate, this week we’re profiling the talented women across DSA. Starting in the disability sector in 2009 as a support worker, Stephanie wanted […]

Chewbacca, Michael Myers and Harley Breen… oh my!

When Eddie and Daniel found out about ComiCon from one of their support team Terri, they knew they had to be part of the fun! Both participants sat down with us recently to share their experience.  Eddie: My support worker, Terri told me about ComiCon, she told me her daughter goes every year. It sounded so […]

Moments that matter

Life is made up of thousands of moments. Big moments. Small moments. Moments that make us laugh. Moments that make us cry, with laughter. Proud moments. Moments that help us grow. Moments we thought we couldn’t do. Moments that made us smile. Moments that just let you be you. Moments that surprised us. And just, […]

Q4 SLES Shoutouts – 2022

As we wrap up 2022, we’d like to take a moment to celebrate the amazing achievements and milestones from the last quarter from our DSA Employment community. Please see our DSA Employment Achievement Shout Outs for this quarter, and the incredible journeys taken by our number of our Support Leaver Employment Scheme (SLES) participants.

Better Together – Simple life lessons with big impacts – Larissa & Natalie

‘See what you can do with a bit of discipline’ Larissa has been gently encouraging Natalie (or as Natalie would say ‘bossily’ telling her) to have a look at her spending habits and find a better routine day to day. Natalie has recently started to focus on this. So far Natalie says saving and learning how […]

Q&A – Your Housing & Living Options with DSA

Every person is different – we have different things we like, different goals we want to achieve and different ways of living. With this in mind, DSA has a variety of Home & Living Supports that cater to the different needs and requirements of our participants and People With Disability looking for housing.  It’s a […]