• 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


    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

  • Practice Guide

    31/08/2016 Communications

    The Practice Guide is for people supporting and advocating for young people in nursing homes, particularly when it comes to them securing access to the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS). Read More

  • NDIS Connections Year One Report

    04/12/2015 Communications

    In 2014, the Summer Foundation commenced Connections Projects in the Barwon and Hunter National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) trial sites. This report summarises the findings from the first year of the project (June 2014-2015). Read More

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