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Following the completion of the Annual Price Review to determine NDIS pricing arrangements for the 2020-21 financial year, the NDIA has published the NDIS Price Guide and Support Catalogue 2020-21. 

At HenderCare we would like to remind people we have a zero tolerance policy towards abuse, neglect and violence of those in the disability sector.

NDIS: explained

February, 2020

If you have any questions about the NDIS, this short video should help fill in those gaps. 

"The truth is, when it comes down to it, it actually makes life worth living."

HenderCare's Disability Ambassador, Rachael Leahcar, recently met with inspiring client, Mandy, to talk about the impact HenderCare's services have had in her life since leaving hospital after an accident. 

October marks Down Syndrome Awareness Month, and with over 13,000 Australians living with the condition, HenderCare has recently forged a philanthropic partnership with Down Syndrome Australia to help support advocacy networks for those living with Down syndrome.

Mandy De Cesare is HenderCare’s National Allied Health Services Manager. As an Occupational Therapist herself, Mandy has 29 years’ experience in assisting people living with disability and older persons.

In this short Q&A Mandy sits down to explain why HenderCare is now offering allied health services and delves deeper into the range of services on offer.

Thomasina (Tommie) Williams is a member of HenderCare’s Allied Health team. Working as our Senior Play Therapist, Tommie sat down to explain what play therapy is and how it can benefit children with a disability. In this brief Q&A, she covers the basics of play therapy and provides parents and caregivers with some tips about what to look for when selecting a play therapist.

HenderCare's disability ambassador, Rachael Leahcar recently sat down with one of our fantastic clients, Liam and his mum, Gemma. Watch to learn more about the services HenderCare provides in the community. 

At HenderCare, we know the difference that Community Support Workers make in the lives of NDIS participants. We were thrilled when singer, Rachael Leahcar sat down with HenderCare client, Molly and her mum Michele recently to learn more about the positive impact that Community Support Worker, Jackie has had in Molly's life. An absolutely lovely story.

THE number of South Australians with NDIS packages has reached almost 25,000 – but only just over half are spending their money on services.The 59 per cent utilisation rate of approved funding lags behind the national rate of 69 per cent. Experts say the system is so confusing for many, they simply don’t know where to spend the money.