Did you know that 80% of the NDIS workforce are women? Or that only three quarters of allocated NDIS funds are being spent? In this interactive Q&A, Sara Gingold picks out 20 nuggets of NDIS insight. Click on a number for the question and the forward arrow > at the bottom for the answer.
Sara is our go-to Content Specialist and the Editor of DSC's NDIS Resource Hub. She personifies the voice of DSC in her own passionate style and prides herself (quite rightly) on her research skills and fact-finding ability. Diagnosed with ME/CFS in 2012, Sara's lived experience of disability shines through in her work and she is a highly skilled, authoritative NDIS commentator. She began her career overseeing innovative Cambodian education projects and has quickly become an indispensable part of the DSC team.
With the Quality and Safety Commission and associated audits rolling out across the country, providers need to get on top of non-compliant service agreements ASAP. To help, Evie has created an essential free resource to help providers work out what they can and cannot say in a service agreement.
The federal budget: boring to read, but very important to the disability sector. Sara summaries what it says about the royal commission, mental health funding, new disability pension reporting requirements and the famous NDIS underspend.
DSS recently announced new funding to assist providers and organisation to grow into the NDIS market. Rob Woolley explores the details.
The Commission’s NDIS Orientation Module will be formally launched in May.
Which Brad Pitt film has the most relevance to NDIS providers today? Rob gives you the answer, along with some essential tips on how to measure success in the New World.
The Federal Government has morning announced a long awaited increase in the prices for NDIS funded therapy, attendant care and community participation.
Support Coordination is a job that requires heart, soul, sweat and tears (hopefully of joy). That is why we are pleased to celebrate a group of exceptional Support Coordinators through our 2018 DSC Provider Award.
We often hear providers complain about the hefty cost of implementing a new quality and safeguarding system, let alone annual audits! In this article, Jess shares the secret to keeping auditors away for longer.
It recently occurred to our superstar Sally that there are many NDIS warriors out there fighting a battle on two fronts. But what could these seemingly completely different things possible have in common? Turns out, quite a lot.
Late last year, we collect nominations for the 2018 DSC Provider Award for Leadership. We are now pleased to be able to announce the winner...