The benefits of NDIS Support Coordination

August 23, 2021

NDIS Support Coordination Qualifications

We could go on and on about the many benefits of working with a Support Coordinator NDIS for your plan! 

Not only does a Support Coordinator help with managing an NDIS plan, but their role also involves establishing and maintaining relationships with your service providers, mitigating any issues that may arise and generally improving your understanding of the NDIS.


Who is eligible? 

A capacity building support, Support Coordination is designed to help build your confidence and develop your skills, ensuring you get the most of your plan funds and achieve your goals. 

Unfortunately, not everyone will be deemed eligible to receive funding for Support Coordination within their plan. You’re likely to be eligible if:

  • Are likely to develop the skills and confidence needed to be able to navigate the NDIS independently. 
  • Don’t have an informal support network of friends or family that could otherwise provide a similar style of support. 
  • Are likely to gain a substantial benefit from having the assistance of a Support Coordinator.
  • Are new to the NDIS and receiving their first plan or going through a significant life change. 


Keen to learn more about Support Coordination? Here are just a few of the main benefits!


Connect you with the right supports

Finding the right service providers to deliver the supports within your NDIS plan may not always be as simple as it sounds. With so many service providers out there, connecting with providers that can deliver the supports you need, how and when you need them, takes careful consideration. As part of a Support Coordinator’s role in managing your NDIS plan, they will conduct a thorough assessment of your needs and carefully match you with service providers that will be best suited to help reach your goals. 

This support doesn’t stop once you have established relationships with providers. Your Support Coordinator will also ensure these relationships continue to serve you as you progress through your plan or start new plans. If you find that you no longer satisfied with your service providers, or your supports are not helping you achieve your goals, your Support Coordinator can assist to get things back on track! 


Develop your understanding of the NDIS

If you are new to the NDIS, understanding how to implement your plan funds may seem confusing at first. An NDIS Support Coordination qualifications and experience means that you have the right person on your team to help you understand the terminology within your plan and can answer any questions you may have.

Although you do not need to understand every in and out of the NDIS, your Support Coordinator does and can help you with even the most complex situations. This area of specialised expertise is really where our Support Coordinators at Disability Plan Services shine!


Work with your Plan Manager 

One major benefit of managing an NDIS plan with one agency for both your support coordination and plan management is that these two supports can work together and collaborate to achieve the best outcomes for you!

At Disability Plan Services, our team of Plan Managers and Support Coordinators work closely to ensure you have the appropriate funding required to receive the supports you need. If your current NDIS plan does not contain enough funding, the team at Disability Plan Services can help you to appeal to the National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) to have your plan reviewed and funding increased. We have helped countless families to achieve the best outcomes. 

Read John’s story here.  


Prepare you for success

Do you have an upcoming plan review? Are you considering requesting an early plan review? Are you currently in the appeal process of a plan review?

With an experience Support Coordinator on your side, your plan reviews are more likely to result in a positive outcome. We can help you to prepare for your plan review by collating reports from your service providers, reflecting on your goals, setting future goals and reviewing the disability support services you are currently receiving. We can also develop a list of support services that may be suitable for your next plan. 

To learn more about NDIS plan reviews, click here


If you’re interested in learning more about NDIS Support Coordination, or would like to get in touch with the team at Disability Plan Services, call us on 1800 312 870 or email