for service providers

  • 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

  • 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

  • Making a training video for your support worker

    11/06/2019 Communications

    It can be hard to explain to your support worker how you want to be supported. Making a video for your support workers can be a good way of helping them to understand anything you want them to know. Read More

  • NDIS Housing pathway

    16/10/2018 Communications

    If you can’t live in mainstream housing because of your extreme functional impairment or very high support needs, the NDIS may pay for the cost of your housing, through funding known as Specialist Disability Accommodation (SDA) payments. But the... Read More

  • Briefing Paper – Royal Commission into Aged Care

    20/09/2018 Communications

    The Summer Foundation have compiled a briefing paper to outline the opportunity presented by the Royal Commission into Aged Care to directly address the issue of young people living in aged care. We wholeheartedly welcome this Royal Commission.... Read More

  • RESIDENTIAL AGED CARE COSTS FOR NDIS PARTICIPANTS

    05/07/2018 Communications

    The aim of this fact sheet is to describe these line items and to provide RACFs, NDIS plan managers and financial intermediaries with tailored information and guidance for the smooth implementation of this reform. Read More

  • Insight into Design Issues in the Health and NDIS Systems Interface

    29/06/2018 Communications

    The implementation of the NDIS requires significant changes to the way state-based health systems operate within the new national system. Recreating an effective interface between them has been difficult as inter-system policies and operational guidelines were not established prior... Read More

  • ndis and aged care fees

    27/06/2018 Communications

    This information is for people with complex support needs, eligible for the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) and who are preparing to move into a residential aged care facility (RACF), or are currently living in aged care – as... Read More

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