Collaborative Support Approach: Working together to help young people leave aged care
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.
UpSkill Provider Directory
Find support coordinators and allied health professionals who are right for you.
The UpSkill Provider Directory gives you access to profiles of support coordinators and NDIS allied health professionals with a wide range of specific skills and experience. Each provider has completed UpSkill training with the Summer Foundation on topics such as how to help you navigate the NDIS, specialist disability accommodation, housing, leaving aged care and leaving hospital.
Housing Needs and Preferences to Support Discharge
The Housing Needs and Preferences to Support Discharge Guide and Template are for health professionals to support a person with disability to describe the housing and support they want and need so that they can be discharged to suitable housing.
Capacity building framework training manual
In striving for best practice outcomes for NDIS participants, a health service may use this resource to provide a framework in the provision of information, training and mentoring to staff for practice change.
NDIS foundations training videos
These videos for health services are part of the NDIS Capacity building framework training manual.
- Embedding Practice Change: Health Services and the NDIS
- Introduction to the NDIS (Webinars 1–4)
- NDIS Foundations (Modules 1–3)
- Streamlining Health & NDIS for Better Discharge Outcomes
NDIS secondary consultation framework
This resource describes how an NDIS secondary consultation framework can guide health clinicians in sustainably building their knowledge and practice expertise, to achieve positive discharge outcomes for people eligible for the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).
Internal and external escalation sample guideline
This guideline is relevant for health services staff working in a health setting with people with disability aged under 65. When assisting people with disability, there may be circumstances where internal and/or external interface practice issues occur that require escalation. Download a Word document version of the flowchart
Health service FAQs
All health services are building their capacity in working with the NDIS and people with disability aged under 65. This resource contains health’ frequently asked questions (FAQs), and answers relating to a number of different topics.
Health services may choose to download the Word version of this resource and add their own FAQs to maximise local relevance.
NDIS readiness – a toolkit for hospitals
This toolkit includes tailored resources for health practitioners that cover the entire hospital journey for people with disabilities, from admission to discharge back into the community.
Discharge planning toolkit
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:
Vicki Wilkinson: Pathway into a Nursing Home
If Vicki had more health support at crucial times following her injury her four year stay in a nursing home could have been avoided.