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The division of responsibilities between the NDIS and the Health system is marked by misinformation and inconsistencies. It's an incredibly complex area with lots of hidden possibility. Our Subject Matter Specialists understand this interface better than anyone.
DSC is supporting a range of Australia's most progressive health and allied health practitioners with the very significant growth opportunities emerging in the NDIS.
NDIS SUBJECT MATTER SPECIALISTs
DSC's Subject Matter Specialists are sector leaders in their fields.
Passionate, persistent and pugnacious. Lee’s a long standing pioneer of the NDIS, having worked at the NDIA between 2013 and 2017 on scheme design, governance, LAC contract management and engagement. Lee has a truckload of experience working across NFPs and government, in the advocacy, compensation, health, justice and disability areas.
Lee has unique knowledge of the grey areas at the intersection of the NDIS and justice systems with unique insight into catastrophic injury, ABI, evaluation of capacity for decision making in disability, litigation, and guardianship. Lee has lived experience of disability, including support of family members with psychosocial disability.
INSIGHT IN ACTION
It is vital that the health system and the NDIS work together to ensure participant receive the support they need in all domains of their lives. This Summer Foundation resource helps bridge the gap between these often divided services.
The time between getting accepted into the NDIS and receiving your first plan can feel like forever. This handy tip sheets examines supports available for participants whilst they wait.
Reports written by health and allied health professionals have a lot of power in the NDIS, but often the people writing them are not disability natives. This handy toolkit supports practitioners to get the best outcome for participants.
The division of responsibilities between the NDIS and the Health system is marked by misinformation and inconsistencies. In this article, Kylie highlights three key problem areas that have the potential to undermine cooperation in service provision.
The Victorian State Government has developed an interim practice advice to support Victorian Health and Aged Care services in preparedness for and throughout transition to the NDIS. This is a great resource for organisations and professionals in these spaces to understand the NDIS and its interface with Health & Aged Care.
This is fantastic guide from COAG that delineates the principles that determine the responsibilities of the NDIS vs other service systems, including health, mental health, employment, early childhood development, child protection, education, housing, transport, justice and aged care.
What we do
DSC is where NDIS expertise lives. Check out the links below to find out more about our specialist NDIS work.