What is the NDIS?
NDIS stands for National Disability Scheme. It is a new way of providing care for people with a disability, their carers and familes.
Who is eligible for NDIS?
NDIS provides care to people under 65 who have a permanent and significant disability with necessary and reasonable support needed to live an ordinary life. You also need to be an Australian citizen or be a permanent resident.
What care can I access with NDIS?
When you contact NDIS a local area coordinator will help you to understand the NDIS, how to access the NDIS and will help make a plan.
What is an NDIS plan?
An NDIS plan will define for you what your goals are and how much money you get for services and supports. You can have a say in what suppoorts you want, when you get support and who you get the support from.
How do I ask for an NDIS Plan
What is Support Coordination?
Some NDIS plans have funding for support coordination. This person assists in getting your care plan started and helps with decision making on who you want to provise the support for you.
Is the NDIS plan flexible and can I change the plan as needs change?
Yes. Your support plan is adaptable to your changing needs. Your support plan has regular scheduled reviews and can be changed if your circumstances change.