Transparency of Information and NDIS Appeals

Do you know your rights when appealing an NDIS decision? It is important that you understand the Appeals Process and your rights.  I have provided the link to the main area on this for you below: Internal review of a decision One of the hardest pages to find on the NDIS website is the one […]

Self-Management Capacity Building

This NDIS Funded support is part of Core – Assistance with Daily Life. This support can be very useful to the participant/parent/primary carer as it given them the ability to be able to utilise services to assist in understanding how to read the NDIS Funded Plan in-conjunction with the Price Guides, and Service Providers. This […]

Changes to Core Support Categories

Assistance with Social, Community and Recreational Participation IS NOW Assistance with Social, Economic and Community Participation The newest section is the Economic, and this refers to Employment Assistance. Source: PB Price Guide 2020-21 v1.0.9 PDF.pdf “Supports in Employment While some participants, with supports offered through DES or employer reasonable adjustment, will successfully maintain work, others […]

NDIS & The Medicare Gap

Medicare Gap and the NDIS Funding I am quite often asked, can I claim the Medicare Gap, for instance if I use: – Occupational Medicare Care Plan – Physiotherapist Medicare Care Plan – Speech Pathologist Medicare Care Plan – Medicare Mental Health Plan The answer is “NO”. Reference the following from the NDIS. I’ve also […]

What is a Local Area Coordinator (LAC) / Planner and what do they do?

Local Area Coordinators / Planners Quite often I am asked what are the roles of an LAC. Role of Local Area Coordination (LAC) LACs can help you to: Understand and access the NDIS – This can include workshops or individual conversations about the NDIS. Create a plan – If you are eligible for an NDIS […]

Self Management Explained

Self Management Explained Self management is the most flexible of the funding types. As stated on the NDIS Self Management Page “It lets you think creatively about how you can use your funds to best meet your needs.”. There is often a lot of: Confusion, Questions, What can I spend the money on Does this […]

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