Orchestrating a relocation and move with a disability can be challenging, but not entirely impossible. Here at Mooving Matters, we aim to take the hassle out of NDIS and disabled removalist jobs. Like other common relocation jobs, it simply takes a combination of advanced planning, professional help and care. We aim to not let the gravity of the task overwhelm the customer. A solution of easy to follow, step by step solutions are provided to make the task run smoothly and efficiently.
Its always recommended you hire professional help when it comes relocating, and that’s definitely the case when it comes to NDIS and disabled customers. With the professionals we ensure that your treasured belongings will not see any damage, and we make sure those items get to the new destination in exactly the same state as it left.
Not sure what the term NDIS means? It stands for the National Disability Insurance Scheme and it has been designed to give people with disabilities the support they require to live as much as possible independent lives. The NDIS It is not means tested – so anyone with any level of income or assets can apply, as long as they meet the criteria of having a significant functional impairment. The scheme provides disability-related support, allowing people with disabilities to choose whom they organise and purchase such services from. For more information on this Scheme and applying go to: https://www.ndis.gov.au/understanding/what-ndis
Ensure The New Home Has Easy Access
Before you get started, you must first ensure the new home has easy accessibility for your needs and meets all safety checks in terms of getting your belongings in and out.
Start With a Checklist
Making your new home have ease of moving around is key here. Especially when dealing with essentials such as the bathroom and main bedroom as a few examples. This can be a daunting task at first, but by having a detailed list of things to do and check off can make the task much easier. Things such as establishing your living space can help. You should be covering everything from slopes for easy access, right down to details such as the entrance to certain rooms such as your bathroom and kitchen. Much of this will depend really on the level of your disability, but it’s a good idea to be prepared with a list ahead of time, so as to make it much easier for you in the end.
Seek Professional Help For Accessibility Aspects
Its possible you may need to make adjustments to your new home, in order for to suit your needs for your disability. Things such as handrails and modifications to slopes may be needed. If this is the case, it’s a good idea to contact professionals that can help with accessibility issues.
Declutter And Remove Anything You Don’t Need
Let’s be honest, all of us to some extent are hoarders. There’s always something you can find that you are keeping around that you will probably never ever use again. Ask yourself are you going to use that item in the next year or so? If the answer is no, you should bin and remove it. Getting rid of unneeded items will make the move go so much more smoothly and efficiently. And on top of that your new house will seem much more organised without the excess stuff.
Come Up With An Inventory List
You can absolutely lose track of what’s leaving your old house and going into your new house. In amongst all the chaos, this can get lost in the moment. It’s a good idea to come up with an inventory list that you can check off as going out, and then check off as going into the new places. This is especially important for the major items such as fridges and TV’s etc. it’ll give you that little bit of extra peace of mind when it comes to the move.
Don’t Pack Too Heavy
Getting the weight right when you start packing boxes is essential. In essence, you want to keep light. Don’t make the boxes too heavy, as it gets harder to transport later. This will help to make things go much faster with the move in the end. As a rule of thumb, the heavier the item, the longer it will take and will only add more time to your move.
Important Items Box
It’s a good idea to keep the smaller more important items together in one or two boxes. That way maybe in the end you can label it with an “extreme fragile” label. Or even you could personally oversee the move of that box to ensure it is ok. Another good idea is to have essentials on hand in a box, things such as toiletries, any medication you might need. Even things such as common clothes you might find handy when you are in the new home
Final Check Off With The Movers
Last thing to do before you start relocating the stuff is to check off with your professional mover if everything is in order. Get them to take you through a final walk through just to give you ease of mind that it will run smoothly. Its important all the major items are able to be looked after on the day. Especially big items such as the furniture and the fridge, these need to be covered by the professional mover to ensure a swift move. lastly make sure everything has been securely moved from the old place, before moving on to the new place.
Be Methodical In The Unpack
Once you have arrived at the new pace, its time to start unpacking. Its important to stay as organised as possible in this process. It’s a good idea to start with your important items first. A good idea might be to next organise stuff in the kitchen, as you’ll no doubt need that soon enough to cook. People generally go for the living room next, as the first thing you will probably do is turn on your TV in your lounge room to relax after the move.
Pick The Right Professional Movers
We strongly recommend you hire a moving professional for all your disability moving needs. Professionals are the way to go if you want to ensure it is a safe, quick and efficient move. let us take the hassle out of the move for you with our years of expertise in doing relocations for the disabled.
We have experience helping out people with wheelchairs, and things such as CPAP’s and lift chairs to name a few. We will provide the extra care needed to make your move stress free.
Contact us now www.moovingmatters.com/contact-us/ for a free quote regarding all your NDIS removalist and disabled moving services for Sydney’s Lower North Shore.