New to Support Coordination?
Here are some resources for Support Coordination newbies to help you navigate the NDIS maze.
Learn about the NDIS
Welcome to the new world of NDIS, a consumer driven insurance scheme that enables people with disability to purchase services and supports to meet their goals.
Check out our webinar, NDIS in a Nutshell to understand the who, what, where and how of this massive change.
LEARN about Support Coordination
Support Coordination is a critically important NDIS support. Guidance from the NDIA on what it should look like has been remarkably thin on the ground. At DSC, we believe Support Coordination is one of the most important supports for facilitating the NDIS’ goals around choice and control for participants.
DSC has created some fantastic articles and resources to help you understand the basics of this new support type.
We urge the NDIA to rethink their bizarre decision to remove Peer Workers from the list of professions able to deliver Support Coordination.
Here are 10 of the most important questions and answers from our recent Investigating Housing with Support Coordination webinar.
The NDIA have made a very important change in the functionality of the Participant Portal, writes Sally Coddington.
The Summer Foundation have released a report examining the role of Support Coordination in the NDIS and how it can be improved in the future.
Sally Coddington explores what could the transfer of Support Coordination to LAC/ECEI partners mean for Participants and the Scheme.
Evie explores the policy and practice behind two key Support Coordination challenges: its time-limited nature and the role of Local Area Coordinators.
We meet a lot of organisations who are confused about what Support Coordination should look like. This article goes beyond the basics to demonstrate what Support Coordination should look like – and what it should not.
Leighton Jay explores some of the tensions arising from the NDIA’s approach to “conflicts of interest”.
This article answers some of our most frequently asked questions about NDIS Support Coordination.
What do you say to participants and their families about how the NDIS can help overcome the housing problem? Luke Bo'sher and Libby Ellis explore four key questions for Support Coordinators, service providers, advocates and families to be looking at with participants.
For those of you wanting to deepen your understanding of the ins and outs of the role, you may wish to watch our webinars.
DSC frequently runs training sessions for organisations with teams of 5 - 30 people. For more information of the in-house training DSC offers, check out the workshop links below:
Understand the fundamentals of this new, important support type, including expectations of the roles and best practice.
Go beyond the basics to understand and develop the resources needed to deliver best practice Support Coordination.
This workshop looks at the future of Support Coordination practice.