At DSC, we are always on the lookout for practical tools that can support the work you, as providers, do with Participants. That is why we are quite excited to share the NDIS Support Calculator, developed by Partners in Recovery and Wentworth Healthcare.
Pre-Planning can be a daunting concept for Participants, especially when they are going through it for the first time. Many Participants are unsure what they are entitled to, let alone how to translate that into a dollar value. This free calculator allows them to consider what support they need on a weekly basis, which it then converts into an annual sum. It also includes definitions of the support areas, to help Participants understand what all the words mean (let’s face it, it isn’t always obvious).
One caveat is that it is based on the VIC/TAS/QLD/NSW Price Guide, so anyone not on the east coast might have to sit this one out (sorry guys!).
Try it out and let us know what you think. Also, a reminder that if you have developed a super-cool resource that you think people should know about, we would love to see it. Please send it to: firstname.lastname@example.org
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