Scratching your head about these new NDIS Practice Standards? You’re not alone, get the lowdown here.
For most people, allied health telepractice is viewed as an incentive for people in far, far away places- a bit of a fairy tale. But Angela explores the top 5 reasons why telepractice is actually a leading, contemporary disability practice for people in all parts of Australia.
If there is one thing we know here at DSC, it is that providers have a lot of questions about service agreements. To help out, Jess explores what must go in them, what can’t be in them, who can sign them and more.
Every week, more than 40 younger Australians move into residential aged care. Rob explores what a future with the NDIS could mean for these people, and what work still needs to be done.
There is one crucial word that is often missing from conversations about the NDIS or quality and safeguarding. Leighton explores how if we are serious about our mission to support people with disability to live a good life, it is time to start using the f-word.
The NDIA have just released the hotly anticipated Price Guide update that follows on from COAG’s June decision that the NDIS should fund disability-related health supports. It’s a big update with a fair bit of important detail behind it. Here’s what you need to know.
It’s no secret that people living in regional and remote communities are not receiving the best outcomes in the Scheme, but it doesn’t have to be this way. We explore 11 solutions to one of the biggest challenges facing the NDIS.
In our Ask an Expert series, we examine the minefield that is guardianship, Plan nominees, and supported decision making. Lee explores how we can balance these legal mechanisms with supporting people to make their own decisions.
The ILC Grant Guidelines for the Mainstream Capacity Building Grant and the Economic and Social Participation Program have been released. Elizabeth explores the criteria, funding levels and more.
The Temporary Transformation Payment (TTP) is here, so why have new Participant Plans not seen the proportionate increase in funding that was promised? Evie investigates the disastrous impact this could have on both Participants and providers
With so much detail, agendas and posturing relating to the forthcoming Disability Royal Commission, it can be hard to know what’s what. We lay it out for you in inimitable DSC style.
The final Quarterly Report for Year 6 has just dropped, and it is jam-packed with things you will want to know. Sara has picked out the top 6 interesting, funny and enlightening takeaways.
Remember February 2018 when we were promised 7 new NDIS pathways for Participants? Well we can finally give you a comprehensive update on how that promise is tracking- what's changed, and where work has begun.
2019 has been a super busy year in the world of SDA, but it is about to get bigger. Brent gives you the lowdown into what has been happening and what we can expect in coming months.
There have been some BIG announcements from the world of ILC in the last few weeks. Elizabeth talks you through some of the exciting grants you could be applying for.
Many allied health providers find it difficult to grow their workforce, making it nearly impossible to grow their business. But as Angela explores, the untapped potential of allied health assistants might just be the solution.
Australian courts and tribunals have set no shortage of legal precedents when it comes to transports. Sara explores whether Agency policies align with these judgements, or whether they are getting transport all wrong.
The NDIA and Administrative Appeals Tribunal (AAT) have been denying people with significant disabilities access to the Scheme because they refused invasive, controversial or expensive medical treatments. Sara explores why this is happening and what it means for the principle of informed medical consent.
The Disability Reform Council has agreed that the NDIS will start funding some health-related supports later this year. Sally explores some of the complications that could arise when putting this deal to life.