Category: Plan Management

Navigating the NDIS Maze: How Disability Plan Services Can Help

The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) offers a lifeline for Australians with disabilities, providing funding for essential support services.   However, navigating the NDIS system can sometimes feel like a complex maze. Disability Plan Services is here to be your guide, offering both NDIS plan management and support coordination services, to help you get the most […]

Three Ways to Manage Your NDIS Plan

You’re eligible for NDIS funding. Now what?  Accessing the NDIS and being approved for funding can be quite a rollercoaster! But now, you’ve collated the documents, submitted the evidence, and the NDIA has decided you’re eligible.  Congratulations, this is an exciting step!  Now it’s time to prepare for your planning meeting.    This is where […]

Making the choice – Plan managed vs self-managed NDIS

If you’re new to the NDIS, you might be exploring the benefits of plan managed vs self-managed NDIS plans. There is no ‘one size fits all’ approach when it comes to NDIS plan management, so it is very important to weigh up the pros and cons of both options before making your decision. In this […]

Building your support team

Just like how a professional athlete has a strong network of supports all working towards a collective goal, as an NDIS participant it’s important that you also build a team around you that you can trust and rely on. Although your team may look a little different to that of an athlete, the end goal […]

John’s journey to independence with Disability Plan Services

For most 30-year-olds, independence is a normal part of every day and participating in community activities is uncomplicated so it can be easy to forget that others don’t always have it so easy. John is one of three adult children to parents Craig and Alison Lambert and has been a client of Disability Plan Services […]

How an NDIS Plan Manager changed this family’s life

At Disability Plan Services, relationships are at the core of everything we do. We love hearing from clients who are now living more fulfilling lives due to the support they receive. We’re proud to have provided support for so many participants and their families as they navigate the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).  Recently we […]

What is an NDIS plan and how does it work?

If you’re an Australian citizen or permanent resident between the ages of 7 and 65 and you’re living with a permanent and significant disability, chances are you’re eligible to receive funded supports.  Called the National Disability Insurance Scheme, or NDIS for short, the nation-wide program aims to improve the lives of those living with disability […]

Should I choose to be NDIS plan managed or self managed?

You don’t have to be new to the NDIS to be considering your options for the management of your plan funds.  If you’ve found this article, chances are your current option is no longer working for you and you’re considering alternatives. Well, you’ve come to the right place! If you’re considering between NDIS plan managed […]

How To Find an NDIS Plan Manager

As an NDIS participant, you have complete choice and control of your NDIS funding and how it is managed for the duration of your plan. 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 […]

NDIS Plan Explained – Preparing for your first NDIS planning meeting

If you’re new to the NDIS, then you’re probably wondering what this upcoming NDIS planning meeting is and how it can help you. An NDIS planning meeting is conducted with an ECEI Partner, LAC or NDIA Planner, who will help you develop your NDIS plan.  Before attending your meeting, it’s important to know what an […]