for health professionals

  • HOUSING NEEDS AND PREFERENCES TO SUPPORT DISCHARGE

    24/02/2021 Communications

    The Housing Needs and Preferences to Support Discharge Guide and Template are for health professionals to support a person with disability to describe the housing and support they want and need so that they can be discharged to suitable... Read More

  • QLD SDA AND HOUSING PROVIDER DIRECTORY

    03/08/2020 Communications

    This directory has been compiled as part of the Queensland Hospital Discharge and Housing project. The purpose of the directory is to provide information to hospital discharge teams and their patients about housing providers who may have suitable housing... Read More

  • Getting the language right

    07/07/2020 Communications

    How to write effective support documentation for people with disabilities and complex health and support needs seeking access to the NDIS. Read More

  • CAPACITY BUILDING FRAMEWORK TRAINING MANUAL

    29/06/2020 Communications

    In striving for best practice outcomes for NDIS participants, a health service may use this resource to provide a framework in the provision of information, training and mentoring to staff for practice change. Read More

  • Urgent Access Request Cover Letter

    10/06/2020 Communications

    How to request urgent NDIS access for your patient In some circumstances a person may be vulnerable to risk and need urgent supports. For example, they may be going back to live in a community setting with few supports of... Read More

  • Developing a safe discharge plan for people with disability in response to COVID19

    31/03/2020 Communications

    The purpose of this resource is to assist health clinicians who are supporting a person with disability who is being considered for discharge as a result of COVID-19. Read More

  • Guide to NDIS pre-planning

    30/03/2020 Communications

    Pre-planning is the process of developing a detailed plan that is individualised to the NDIS participant, prior to the planning meeting with an NDIS planner. This resource describes how to use NDIS language and descriptions for disability related supports.... Read More

  • Health Service FAQs

    30/03/2020 Communications

    All health services are building their capacity in working with the NDIS and people with disability aged under 65. This resource contains health’ frequently asked questions (FAQs), and answers relating to a number of different topics. Read More

  • ACCESSING THE NDIS – PROVIDING SUPPORTING EVIDENCE

    30/03/2020 Communications

    When making an access request to the NDIS, the NDIA requires supporting evidence about the person’s disability and how it impacts their everyday life. Supporting evidence can be in the form of an Access Request Form (ARF), or a... Read More

  • NDIS SECONDARY CONSULTATION FRAMEWORK

    30/03/2020 Communications

    This resource describes how an NDIS secondary consultation framework can guide health clinicians in sustainably building their knowledge and practice expertise, to achieve positive discharge outcomes for people eligible for the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS). Read More