• 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

  • A podcast series: Reasonable and Necessary with Dr George

    20/04/2018 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

  • 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


    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

  • Support Coordination – A changing landscape

    11/12/2017 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

  • Rights in Specialist Disability Accommodation Submission

    12/06/2017 Communications

    The Summer Foundation have made a submission in response to a consultation paper by the Victorian Government, which sought input on how best to transition from current models of disability accommodation to a range of new specialist disability accommodation... Read More

  • NDIS Connections – Project findings and proposed solutions

    12/05/2017 Communications

    Findings from our NDIS Connections project in the Barwon, Hunter, ACT and Perth Hills trial sites have reinforced the importance of ensuring active outreach is available for young people in nursing homes so that they can become active participants... Read More

  • NDIS Report Card – April 2017

    01/05/2017 Communications

    The Summer Foundation has released its first NDIS Report Card. It measures NDIS outcomes for younger people in residential aged care (RAC) against six critical outcomes. Read More

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