Earlier this month, the Senate passed legislation to establish a Commission to provide oversight of the NDIS. We're pleased to share that today, Social Services Minister, Christian Porter, has announced the appointment of Mr Graeme Head as Commissioner of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) Quality and Safeguards Commission.
Whether you're just starting to think about in-home support, or have had your ACAT assessment and are on the National Home Care Packages Queue, you probably want to know what the costs of a Home Care Package are. Carmen and Jon from the HenderCare team joined Chris Ilsley on Perth radio station 6PR to have a chat about these costs.
A diagnosis of a serious illness has a multitude of consequences. There may be significant symptoms related to the disease such as pain, breathing difficulties, nausea, fatigue and weakness. Such illnesses often limit a person’s ability to do the shopping and chores, attend the many medical appointments required, and can potentially lead to social isolation.
NOTE: This article was originally published by The Conversation.
The National Disability Insurance Scheme (Specialist Disability Accommodation) Rules were tabled in federal parliament in mid-March. The new rules offer the possibility of an inclusive Australian society that enables those people with the highest disability-related support needs to have equal access to mainstream services including housing.
NOTE: This article was originally published on The Conversation.