Is ILC taking one step forward, only to go two steps back? Roland and Elizabeth explore the implications of the NDIA’s recent non-competitive, ‘invite only’ ILC Remote Grants.
As anybody involved in the process will tell you, NDIS housing can feel like jumping over one hurdle after another. But in this article Brent demonstrates what is possible and shares his secret to success.
In this series dedicated to examining discrepancies in the Planning process, Sara and Evie explore why so many Participants are being told that Plan Management comes out of their Plans and what can be done about it.
Brent explores what Victoria’s new Disability Services Safeguards Bill will mean for the rights of SDA tenants.
With ILC still a work in progress, it is important to concentrate on what we do know. Elizabeth examines what we know for certain at this stage and how providers can get ILC ready.
With the Quality and Safeguarding Frameworks comes new complaints management and resolution rules. Bronwyn explores the expectations on providers.
What are your organisation's pictures saying about you and the people you work with? Sara and Evie examine what many providers get wrong when representing the people they support, and how you can avoid making the same mistakes.
A quiet yet noticeable revolution is shaping the NDIS landscape. Gillian McFee examines the role mutuals and cooperatives can play in increasing choice and control for NDIS Participants.
Earlier this year, we wrote that we were disappointed to see that Peer Workers had been removed from the list of professions who could provide Support Coordination. But now, as Evie reports, that has all changed in the updated Guide to Suitability.
There are few words that stir up more stress and emotion in NDIS Providers than ‘Portal.’ That is why we are pleased to announce that some long-awaited changes have finally arrived in Portal world.
The Administrative Appeals Tribunal (AAT) recently took the extraordinary step of publicly reprimanding the NDIA and calling for ministerial intervention. Sara explores how it came to this, and why being forced to appeal is detrimental to Participants.
The Quality and Safeguarding Commission officially opened its doors on 1 July. Bronwyn marks the occasion with an update on what else has changed.
One of the most exciting promises of the NDIS was that it would lead to an increase in employment opportunities for people with disabilities. Faye explore why the number of plans with employment supports is so low and what we can do to ensure participants understand their options.
Everyone is looking for the magical IT solution which will solve all their problems. But as Shiung explains, the problem is rarely ever about technology.
Shadow Minister for Families and Social Affairs and one of the key NDIS architects, Jenny Macklin has announced her resignation from politics.
The mental health community is buzzing with understandable concern about the impact that the NDIS will have on people who use their services. This guide produced by Flinders University aims to guide providers into supporting people onto the NDIS.
The announcement that ‘mental health’ was going to be included in NDIS was met with a mixture of excitement and worry. However, as Kylie explores, gaps between the health system and NDIS are beginning to emerge.
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.
As NDIS participants become more market savvy, allied health providers are going need to make some conscious decisions about how to differentiate themselves. Sally provides guidance with the 5 things she always looks for in allied health providers.
That time of year is here again! The NDIA have released the new Price Guides, which will come into effect as of next Sunday, 1 July.