for service providers

  • 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

  • Sample NDIS Plans

    01/06/2018 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

  • 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

  • ndis readiness – a toolkit for hospitals

    19/04/2018 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

    17/04/2018 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

    17/04/2018 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

    17/04/2018 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

  • a successful transition to more independent living

    21/02/2018 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

    16/01/2018 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

BUILDING BETTER LIVES FOR YOUNG PEOPLE IN NURSING HOMES