The NDIS is the National Disability Insurance Scheme. The NDIS gives you the freedom to choose who supports you, and the flexibility to work with a range of service providers to help you reach your goals.
You might be eligible for the NDIS if you:
You can check your eligibility for the NDIS here. When you’re ready, you can apply to the National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) and they will get you started.
The NDIS funds necessary support services that are linked to outcomes identified in a participant’s plan. These support services must:
A lot of participants in the NDIS aren’t completely sure of their long-term goals. This is understandable, and your plan will focus on your immediate needs while offering you the chance to reflect on your longer-term needs and goals. The HenderCare team can work with you and your family to establish your goals.
The Early Intervention part of the NDIS has been established to help people who believe their impairment or condition is likely to be permanent. Early intervention can help improve your condition or delay its deterioration while assisting you with completing everyday tasks.
This is also granted for children under 6 years of age with a developmental delay that results in substantially reduced functional capacity in one or more of the areas of self-care, language, cognitive development or motor development. If your child needs special care and treatments for extended durations, checking their eligibility for the NDIS could grant you much-needed support.
Read the following brochures for more information:
As a registered NDIS provider, HenderCare can help participants receive the support they need.We can assist you with understanding your NDIS plan and making moves towards achieving your goals.
The NDIS is being introduced gradually. This way, a smoother transition can be made for people with disabilities and their support providers. It’s being rolled out in stages across Australia, so visit the NDIS website to stay up to date.