Jim's story

With a variety of interests, Jim is one of the busiest clients on the Programmed Care roster! When he is not at home listening to the ABC radio, or keeping up to date with politics and other current affairs, you can find Jim fishing with his friends at Princess Pier.

Receiving assistance with community access, personal, domestic and clinical care, Programmed has been working with Jim for the past four years to help him achieve his goal of becoming more active in his social life and setting up an ongoing system to ensure his personal and household documentation is well maintained. Suffering a small set back when he became unstable on his feet, Programmed Care helped coordinate regular appointments with the orthopaedic practitioner to ensure this was only a temporary impediment. With a new pair of shoes, Jim is looking forward to getting back to fishing with his mates.

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