Rain Tiligadis is a freelance journalist for The Quo and she is writing an article on mental health and the NDIS.
Closing date: January 11, 2019
The drowning of a carer could have been avoided if the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) had responded to requests for a second carer for an autistic boy, a South Australian MP has claimed.
My Health Record has been all over the news, with the federal government scrambling to allow extra time for consumers to deliberate over whether their privacy is at risk and to decide exactly how much of their personal medical information they want to share. The concept of privacy as a right for consumers and citizens of Australia isn’t always awarded the same seriousness for people with disability.
The much anticipated ILC Investment Strategy taking us beyond 2020 was released within a hair’s breadth of Christmas Eve.
The strategy remains true to its foundation principles outlined in the Commissioning Framework, particularly in relation to the importance of maintaining a strong outcomes focus and the balance between building individual capacity and creating broader opportunities for people with disability.
However, it is in the application of these principles that we see a different approach to previous years.
More than 7,850 Victorians living with disability will start receiving services from the NDIS as it rolls into Goulburn, Mallee and Outer Gippsland.
A failure to design the IT systems behind the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) around participants has resulted in “administrative burden and additional transaction costs”, a parliamentary inquiry has found.
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Australians with disability are set to benefit from a new approach to the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) Information, Linkages and Capacity (ILC) Building program.
The Australian Government and state and territory governments have agreed interim solutions to ensure people with dysphagia do not fall through cracks between mainstream health systems and the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).
The NDIA will today announce a new pricing tier for self-care, social and recreational support for Participants with “very complex” support needs. The long overdue new loading will be set at 10.3% and will be effective from February 2019. The Australian has reported that around 10% of Participants will be funded for supports at this level.
Closing date: January 31, 2019
The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) new test website has been launched for community feedback. The test version has been developed following extensive consultation and testing with participants, families, carers, providers and representatives from the disability sector.
If you are a person wanting 24 hour support for personal care, mobility support, health and well-being, and a vastly improved living situation, you would certainly care which came first- the SIL quote or having SIL in your Plan?
A pricing-arrangement shake up for National Disability Insurance Scheme service providers working with people with complex needs has been met with caution by some providers who say all the details haven’t been made clear.
The National Disability and Insurance Agency has sought to blame immature automated speech recognition technology for ongoing delays hitting it’s much hyped its AI-powered virtual assistant, dubbed Nadia.
In September, the Flemmings lost NDIS funding for speech therapy to help with Tanisha’s swallowing after only six months of treatment, which her mother and her specialist say is vital to help keep her safe and give her a decent quality of life.