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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 Specialist consultants understand this interface better than anyone.
DSC is consulting to a huge range of Australia's most progressive health and allied health practitioners with a focus on the very significant growth opportunities emerging in the NDIS.
NDIS SUBJECT MATTER SPECIALISTs
DSC's Subject Matter Specialists are sector leaders in their fields.
BA., Disability Studies
Vanessa has extensive disability leadership experience including roles at the NDIA as Director Early Childhood Early Intervention (ECEI) and Director Mainstream Interface and Practice Frameworks. Vanessa managed stakeholder relationships across all levels of government, non-government and community sectors and has a firm grip on the complexity of the NDIS approach to ECEI and the many grey issues at the intersection of the health system and NDIS. Vanessa is a highly skilled and committed operator in disability leadership, service delivery, strategic thinking and policy development
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
Last Friday’s meeting of COAG’s Disability Reform Council has radically redefined the division of responsibility between NDIS and health services. Sara explore which health-related supports the NDIS will now be funding.
NDIS & Insulin: Who Cares? The AAT’s recent ruling that sets a groundbreaking new precedent on NDIS responsibilities are for Participants managing health conditions.
In our second edition of the Rumour Has It series, we delve into everyone’s least favourite policy intersection- Health and NDIS. Sara explores why, if dietary supports are supposed to be considered on an individual basis, so many Planners telling Participants differently.
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 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.
What we do
DSC is where NDIS expertise lives. Check out the links below to find out more about our specialist NDIS work.