for service providers

  • 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

  • Making a training video for your support worker

    11/07/2018 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

  • 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

  • Hospital Discharge Planning – Literature Review

    25/06/2018 Communications

    The Hospital Discharge Project aims to bring about better coordinated discharge planning processes that enable younger people to leave hospital earlier and move back into the community, ultimately leading to fewer young Victorians entering residential aged care (RAC). Read More

  • Housing for people with disability: evidence review of post occupancy evaluation instruments

    13/06/2018 Communications

    AHURI and the Summer Foundation (SF) have collaborated to review and analyse the available evidence on post-occupancy evaluation (POE). The aim of the evidence review is to inform a rigorous framework to evaluate the built design of housing projects... Read More

  • SDA Eligibility Criteria

    27/04/2018 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

  • Allied Health Housing Assessments

    26/04/2018 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

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