Hoops Capital co-owner and chairman Paul Smith echoed Chapman’s sentiments, saying his organisation were extremely excited about the new partnership.“Our partnership with What Ability is an exciting milestone for Hoops Capital, the Sydney Kings and Flames, as we endeavour to hero inclusivity, diversity and raise awareness for the disability sector,” Smith said.
“As a governing body, we hope to lead the charge for positive change in the space and champion inclusion as a key pillar of our sport.”
What Ability Founder Steve Dresler, is thrilled about the partnership, commenting on the synergies between the organisations, “To have Sydney Kings and Sydney Flames players on board with What Ability makes this partnership so special. Players like Shaun Bruce, Kiera Rowe and Emma Clarke have embraced our mission, vision and are very passionate about putting happiness first for our participants. We can’t wait to see what opportunities and awareness this partnership brings this year.”
What Ability provides extensive training to ensure support workers are capable, fit and confident in their role. Their training includes the following qualifications; Epilepsy Essentials, First Aid/CPR certificate, NDIS Orientation Module, NDIS Worker Check, Police Check, Water Rescue, Working with Children Check, two professional references, and where applicable, Safety Interventions, Medication administration training and Emergency Medication administration training.