NDIS participants say their funding — and taxpayer money — is being tied up in unnecessary bureaucracy

But replacing her worn-out cushion was far from a simple process.  “I was accepted onto the scheme for my cerebral palsy. The NDIA knows I have cerebral palsy. They know I use an electric wheelchair,” Ms Lamb said.   It started with a two-hour assessment by an occupational therapist who then had to complete an 18 page report which took her 6 hours and cost Lamb over $1,000 before her replacement cushion  was approved.


Read full story... (off-site)Watch associated story... (off-site)
Adaptive aids, NDIS

Nas Campanella, Evan Young and Mary Lloyd


Date published:
Fri 5th May, 2023