Reasonable and Necessary podcast series
Reasonably and Necessary: Making Sense of the NDIS is a podcast series by the Summer Foundation, hosted by our very own Dr George Taleporos.
Each podcast episode aims to simplify the NDIS for participants, their families and anyone supporting NDIS participants to work their way through the system.
UpSkill NDIS and housing resources
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.
UpSkill Fundamentals resources
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.
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.
UpSkill x Ablelink resources
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.
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
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.
Making a training video for support workers
These resources can help you make a training video about what your support worker should know about you, how your support worker can support you to do something, or how your support worker should act with you.
Start by watching the ‘How To’ video and reading the Workbook. If you need someone else to help you make your video, there is also a guide.
There are 5 resources to help a person make their training video. Some of these are for the person themselves and some are for other people or organisations.
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: