for service providers

  • My Housing Preferences

    09/09/2020 Communications

    This tool helps you think about where you want to live, who you would like to live with and the type of housing that you would like to live in. You can use this tool to tell your housing... Read More

  • SDA Eligibility Criteria

    09/09/2020 Communications

    SDA is a costly support that will be provided to only a small number of NDIS participants, so the rules used to determine a participant’s eligibility are rigorously applied. Read More

  • GUIDE TO DEVELOPING A PARTICIPANT’S HOUSING STATEMENT

    01/06/2020 Communications

    In response to feedback from the SDA panel, the Summer Foundation has developed 2 new resources to help support coordinators and allied health professionals prepare an NDIS participant housing statement. Read More

  • The Community Integration Questionnaire-Revised

    20/04/2020 Communications

    Summer Foundation Researchers worked with Professor Barry Willer, author of the Community Integration Questionnaire (CIQ), to extend the original tool to include a measure of the use of electronic social networking for social integration. 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

  • Urgent Access Request Cover Letter

    10/09/2019 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

  • How to write a Housing Plan

    14/08/2019 Communications

    The How to write a Housing Plan – Guide (the Guide) and the Housing Plan Template has been created to help support coordinators write housing plans for NDIS participants who want to test their eligibility for Specialist Disability Accommodation... Read More

  • Allied Health Housing Assessments

    26/07/2019 Communications

    The aim of this guide is to assist support coordinators and allied health professionals collaborate on Housing Plans for National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) participants. Housing Plans rely on appropriately framed allied health assessments and reports to support the... Read More

  • Looking for Somewhere to Live

    07/07/2019 Communications

    This guide explains how you can access and make the most of NDIS funding to look for housing. It forms part of a series of information resources that the Summer Foundation has prepared about accessing housing. It is for... Read More

  • SDA Payments Guide

    07/07/2019 Communications

    This guide explains what specialist disability accommodation (SDA) payments are, who they are paid to and how they are accessed. For people who have SDA payments included in their NDIS Plan, it explains how to make the most of... Read More