A guide on working as a support worker

A guide on working as a support worker Whether you’re looking for a new job that allows for more flexibility or you have a passion for helping others, choosing to be an independent support worker is a rewarding job. No matter what your reason is for wanting to be a support worker, as is the […]

How does NDIS funding work?

How does NDIS funding work? The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is Australia’s first nationwide scheme that provides funding to eligible Australians aged under 65 who have a permanent and significant disability. The National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) is the Commonwealth government agency responsible for implementing and administering the NDIS. More than 270,000 Australians have […]

What are NDIS therapeutic supports?

What are NDIS therapeutic supports? It is quite common to receive funding for NDIS therapeutic supports in your plan. There are a wide range of therapeutic supports available for eligible participants and each service must be delivered by a qualified provider. The qualification required by each service provider will vary depending on which support is […]

What to look for when choosing a Plan Manager

What to look for when choosing a Plan Manager If you are already receiving NDIS funding to access reasonable and necessary supports for your disability, you’re probably aware that you have multiple options when it comes to the management of your funds. You can choose for your budget to be agency managed by the National […]

Understanding NDIS Support Coordination

Understanding NDIS Support Coordination When deciding how to manage your NDIS plan funds, it can be overwhelming to weigh up all the options available to you. If to date you have been self-managing your plan or the National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) is managing your plan for you and you think you may be eligible […]

Understanding NDIS Funding Packages

Understanding NDIS funding packages The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is Australia’s first nationwide scheme that provides funding to eligible Australians aged under 65 who have a permanent and significant disability. The National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) is the Commonwealth government agency responsible for implementing and administering the NDIS. Introduced by the Federal Government at […]

How to Apply for NDIS Funding

How to Apply for NDIS Funding   If you have a disability, you may be eligible to receive funding through the NDIS to access supports you require. Before completing your NDIS funding application, the NDIS requires you to first assess your eligibility. To check if you’re eligible, visit the NDIS website. After establishing your eligibility, […]

What is NDIS Plan Management?

What is NDIS Plan Management? As an NDIS participant, you have complete choice and control over how your approved plan funding is managed. You have three options for the management of your NDIS funding. You can choose for your budget to be managed by the National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) which is also referred to […]

What happens to your NDIS plan during coronavirus (COVID-19)?

During these uncertain times, it’s normal for you to have questions about how new Australian Government restrictions and business closures may affect your NDIS plan and supports. It’s important that you understand some changes may be required to the way you are currently interacting with your Plan Manager, Support Coordinators and service providers but these […]

Debunking Common Myths about Supports the NDIS will fund

Since the NDIS started to roll out across Australia in 2016, there have been a lot of myths surrounding what supports the NDIS will fund, who is eligible and what options participants have with plan reviews. It’s completely normal for you to have a lot a questions when it comes to the NDIS. Even participants […]