for service providers

  • ndis readiness – a toolkit for hospitals

    April 19, 2018 Communications

    The Summer Foundation has developed tailored resources for health practitioners. These resources cover the entire hospital journey for people with disabilities, from admission to discharge back into the community. Read More

  • SUPPORTING YOUNGER PEOPLE WITH DISABILITY TO LIVE IN THE COMMUNITY

    April 17, 2018 Communications

    This toolkit provides targeted information for staff working in Aged Care Assessment Services relating to the support of people aged under 65 years who are being assessed for admission to residential aged care. Read More

  • SUPPORTING YOUNGER PEOPLE IN RESIDENTIAL AGED CARE

    April 17, 2018 Communications

    This toolkit provides targeted information for staff working in residential aged care, relating to the support of residents aged under 65 years. Read More

  • DISCHARGE PLANNING FOR YOUNGER PEOPLE WITH COMPLEX SUPPORT NEEDS

    April 17, 2018 Communications

    This toolkit provides targeted information for hospital discharge staff, and staff in acute and rehabilitation hospital settings, relating to the discharge of people aged under 65 years who have acquired a disability. Read More

  • Housing Plan Tool

    March 13, 2018 Communications

    This tool has been created to help support coordinators prepare a Housing Plan for NDIS participants who are wanting to test their eligibility for SDA funding. The tool provides information about what support coordinators need to include in a... Read More

  • Sample NDIS Plans

    March 1, 2018 Communications

    The Summer Foundation has developed sample NDIS plans to share with people aged under 65 years living in, or at risk of entering, residential aged care (RAC) and their families, supporters, guardians or nominees. Read More

  • a successful transition to more independent living

    February 21, 2018 Communications

    This report sets out the current understanding of what is required to support a tenant with complex support needs to successfully transition to living in their new home, pursuing their goals and aspirations with as much independence and confidence... Read More

  • SEPARATING HOUSING AND SUPPORT SERVICES toolkit

    January 16, 2018 Communications

    We’ve created a toolkit to help providers understand why separation is beneficial and how it can work in practice. The toolkit also details the challenges involved in separating housing and support services and explains how to work through the... Read More

  • Support Coordination – A changing landscape

    December 11, 2017 Communications

    Support Coordination will play a critical role in ensuring that National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) participants are able to use their NDIS Plan to live a good life. This is especially the case for participants who are vulnerable and... Read More

  • The Pathway to SDA

    December 8, 2017 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

BUILDING BETTER LIVES FOR YOUNG PEOPLE IN NURSING HOMES