Terminally ill NDIS participant facing re-hospitalisation after funding cut for 24-hour nurse

“My particular concern is that I have a ‘deadline’ of around mid-January when the nursing funding runs out, at which point in the worst case I would have to go to ICU and wait for it to be resolved,” Haywood said.

‘We think it is reasonable for him to stay home – it’s cheaper for them if he dies’, says his partner

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Topics:
National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)

Author:
Luke Henriques-Gomes

Source:
The Guardian

Date published:
Mon 6th Dec, 2021