We acknowledge the traditional custodians of country throughout Australia and recognise their continuing connection to land, waters and community. We pay our respects to them and their cultures; and to Elders both past and present. We would like to acknowledge the traditional custodians of the land on which we work
Learning about the NDIS • Find out what the NDIS is, what support it provides and who you can contact for more information. • Understand the different roles of the NDIS, community and other government services. Deciding whether to apply for the NDIS • Learn about eligibility to become an
Understanding your current supports and preparing for your planning meeting • To get ready for your meeting, think about your current supports and who provides them, and what supports and services you may need to achieve your goals. • Complete this booklet on your own or with someone’s help and
The NDIA is releasing an updated NDIS Price Guide and Support Catalogue 2019–20, effective 1 October 2019, to include more than 90 disability-related health supports that will now be funded under the NDIS. https://www.ndis.gov.au/providers/price-guides-and-information?utm_source=Provider+Master+List+updated+September+2019&utm_campaign=b6fa2554e2-&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_9ca134f0b3-b6fa2554e2-50828573#ndis-price-guide-2019-20-effective-1-october-2019
Census data shows that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people have higher rates of disability than non-Indigenous people across all age groups. Our kids under the age of 14 are more than twice as likely to have a disability, and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people aged 35–54 are 2.7
The July 2018 update of the Guide to Suitability explicitly clarifies that the term “Disability Support Worker” includes Peer Workers and Mental Health Workers.
There are hundreds and hundreds of NDIS line items. In the Price Guide and in NDIS Plans, these are grouped into Support Categories (e.g. Assistance with Social & Community Participation) and Support Purposes (e.g. Core). Registration Groups are a different way of grouping the hundreds of line items. Rather than
The most recent version of the NDIS Price Guide includes a pretty good definition of the Support Coordinator’s roles: Connection: assist the Participant to develop knowledge, experience and connections with the community and broader systems of support. Support Design: works together with participant to understand Plan funding and its purpose.
Understanding what’s in your plan Learn what the different parts of your NDIS plan mean, who can help you start using your plan and how your plan is managed. Learning how to use your plan Learn how to start using it to achieve your goals. Understand what you can spend