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UpSkill resources


This page contains resources for support coordinators and allied health professionals working with people with disability.

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October 2022

Completing a Home and Living Supporting Evidence Form in relation to a person requiring Specialist Disability Accommodation (SDA)

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If an NDIS participant has a home and living goal, they need to complete an NDIA Home and Living Supports Request Form. This resource provides tips for support coordinators and NDIS allied health professionals who are completing a form in relation to a person requiring Specialist Disability Accommodation (SDA).


May 2022

Moving to a new home checklist

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This checklist is written from the perspective of a person with a disability who is wanting to move to a new home. We know moving is a big task. There are many things to do, and many people may be involved in assisting a person with disability to move to a new home. This form might be completed by the person with disability and/or a trusted person such as a family member or support coordinator

 

Support coordinators and allied health professionals can learn more about supporting someone to move into a new home by attending our UpSkill workshop on this topic.


March 2022

Collaborative Support Approach: Working together to help young people leave aged care 

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The Collaborative Support Approach Tool outlines the cooperation between Residential Aged Care staff, Support Coordinators, Allied Health Professionals and other stakeholders, working together to assist a younger person leave aged care.

 

This tool details the tasks and responsibilities – the “who does what” when assisting a younger person to leave RAC and live in the community.

 

This resource will be useful to RAC, NDIS providers and other stakeholders working at this interface.


November 2021

ILO & Beyond Webinar – Individualised Living in Action

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Individualised living arrangements are as unique as a fingerprint – at this recorded webinar we discuss how they can work to give people the opportunity to live the way they want.

 

At this webinar, you hear from Ned, who recently moved out of his family home and is living with 2 supportive housemates. You learn about Ned’s home, his living arrangement and learn about how NDIS participants and their supporters can get started with their own unique arrangements.

 

Many people with disability need support to live independently in the community, but don’t want to live in a group home. At this webinar you can build your understanding of individualised living, learn how the principles of person-centred planning together with the opportunities of the NDIS help create a way forward.

 

This webinar was delivered live on Monday 11 October 2021.


October 2021

Good practice guide

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This guide has been written for support coordinators and specialist support coordinators who are working with people with complex needs. Throughout this guide we refer to the support coordinators’ role.

Participants with complex support needs usually require a more focused and skilled approach to connecting and coordinating supports and building capacity. This resource has been developed to provide practice guidance to support coordinators for purposeful and meaningful impact whereby participants with complex support needs have the opportunity to enjoy their rights and responsibilities as full and contributing citizens.


UpSkill podcast

July 2021

UpSkill – Best Practice podcast series

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This podcast series features conversations with support coordinators who share their experiences of supporting people with disability and working alongside other sectors such as health, aged care and housing.

It also includes conversations with people with lived experience of disability who share how their support coordinators focused on them as individuals and supported them to achieve new goals relating to exploring housing options and moving to their own homes.


March 2021

UpSkill NDIS and housing resources

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A series of resources that the Summer Foundation has prepared about accessing housing; they are designed for people with disability, their families and supporters, support coordinators and allied health professionals.


September 2020

Specialist Disability Accommodation (SDA) Fundamentals

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This short video about Specialist Disability Accommodation (SDA) and the accompanying flyers can be used by support coordinators to explain what SDA is to the people they are working with.


July 2020

UpSkill Fundamentals resources

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The UpSkill team have produced the following videos to capture the fundamentals of what you need to know when you are a support coordinator or private allied health professional. If you are attending any online or face-to-face UpSkill training, you should watch the UpSkill Fundamentals videos beforehand.


July 2020

UpSkill x Ablelink resources

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Ablelink, an independent provider of support coordination, has produced the following 3 videos and a podcast to assist people working as a support coordinator and those interested in setting up a support coordination business.


Centre for culture, ethnicity and health

May 2020

UpSkill x CEH resources

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The Centre for Culture, Ethnicity and Health (CEH) has produced these 3 videos and a podcast to help those working with NDIS participants from culturally diverse backgrounds.


April 2020

Collaborative discharge approach – Practice guide

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The CDA Practice Guide details the steps involved in effective discharge planning for younger people under 65 with disability or complex support needs in hospital. It steps out collaborative actions between the NDIS, health, support coordination and housing, to facilitate timely discharge through access to necessary NDIS supports. Links to resources that align with specific actions are embedded within this guide.


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