NDIS Support Archives

Steve’s the man for disability support in country Queensland

Steve Scholten is dedicated to bringing quality disability support, with choice and control, to the people of country Queensland. And he’s got the mileage to prove it!  As part of his work as a support coordinator with Disability Plan Services, Steve is frequently on the remote roads of southern and western Queensland, for regular face-to-face […]

What does NDIS Funding Cover?

The NDIS offers life-changing support for Australians with disabilities.  Its main goal is to ensure that disabled people can make the same choices, and have the same control over their lives as anyone would want.  Whether that means modifications to your home to suit your abilities, assistance with household tasks, or support to develop job […]

What are the NDIS areas of support?

The NDIS delivers supports and services to people with disabilities, not only to meet their needs but to help them achieve their life goals. The different NDIS areas of support can fund anything from accommodation for a participant, right through to services that build their independence and skills. As an NDIS-registered provider, Disability Plan Services […]

Understanding which NDIS Support Services you can access

If you aren’t already familiar with every category of support under the NDIS, we don’t blame you – there are so many! However, getting to know the options available to you as an NDIS participant can be useful.  The more you know, the better informed you are when speaking to Local Area Coordinators (LACs) during […]

What is the difference between the NDIS and Disability Support Pension?

At Disability Plan Services, we’re often asked what the difference between the NDIS and Disability Support Pension is, and whether you can receive funding from both.   The good news is that yes, some people are eligible to receive funding from the NDIS and Disability Support Pension at the same time. However, there’s stringent eligibility criteria […]

How does the NDIS support individuals with a disability?

The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) was designed to empower Australians with disabilities to have more choice and freedom in their life. By funding individualised supports for people with disabilities, the NDIS can provide eligible participants the opportunity to curate a plan that meets their needs, wants, and overall goals. So, how does the NDIS […]

Your step-by-step guide to accessing NDIS support

The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) exists to provide individualised support for Australians with a disability. If you think you’re eligible to receive NDIS support, but haven’t investigated it further, we break down the steps you need to take to begin your NDIS journey. Step 1: Assess your eligibility for NDIS support While the NDIS […]