NDIS participants like Alicia stuck in hospitals waiting for homes as specialist housing sits vacant, advocacy groups say

Ms Appleby doesn’t need to be in a hospital. The only reason she’s there is because of a dispute with the NDIS over the details of her care and housing plan — and she has nowhere else to go. The figures show she is not alone.   The median wait time is up to 200 days, and they say it is costing hospitals $800 million a year.

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Author:
Elizabeth Wright and Alison Branley

Source:
ABC News

Date published:
Fri 6th May, 2022