NDIS

  • 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

  • Joint Submission: Review of the NDIS SDA Pricing and Payments Framework

    03/07/2018 Communications

    The Specialist Disability Accommodation Pricing and Payments Framework is a new and innovative approach to encouraging high quality accessible housing in the market via incentive payments linked to individual participants. The Framework has been welcomed as an important form... 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

  • A podcast series: Reasonable and Necessary with Dr George

    29/06/2018 Communications

    Dr George Taleporos is hosting a new podcast series that aims to help make sense of the NDIS. Dr George talks about different topics including understanding the NDIS Act, how to go about making your NDIS plan and more. 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

  • NDIS Report Card June 2018

    12/06/2018 Communications

    This is the Summer Foundation’s second NDIS Report Card, which reports on the impact the NDIS is having for younger people with disability living in nursing homes. The NDIS Report Card measures this impact in six important areas. Read More

  • Summary of the NDIA’s SDA Provider and Investor Brief

    07/05/2018 Communications

    The National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) published a Specialist Disability Accommodation Provider and Investor Brief on 24 April 2018. The purpose of the Brief is to clarify the SDA Pricing and Payments framework for market providers. 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

  • Sample NDIS Plans

    01/03/2018 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

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