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.
The NDIA have released an update to the 2019/20 Price Guide with some changes to group prices and some more clarifications.
With the Quality and Safeguards 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.
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.
With the new Price Guide comes a whole heap of changes for allied health services working in the NDIS. Angela explores the 7 developments that all allied health service providers need to know.
That time of year is here again! The NDIA have released the new Price Guides, which will come into effect as of 1 July.
With a Support Coordinator still being a relatively new role, many Support Coordinators are finding that any and every task is landing on their desk. Evie explores what the job of Support Coordinator actually is, and what task sit firmly outside its boundaries.
Changing IT systems can be one of the biggest stresses that providers in the disability sector will face. Rob explores what you need to consider before taking the plunge.
The Administrative Appeals Tribunal (AAT) has just released a mind-blowing judgement that could fundamentally alter the types of supports funded by the NDIS. Sara explores the implications of this groundbreaking verdict.
It has been widely reported that the NDIA is knocking back appeals that a Support Coordinator has assisted in lodging. But how legal is this approach? Lee explores the potential implications.
The Quality and Safeguarding Commission has announced some pretty significant changes that signal a more proportionate approach to auditing. Jess explores the implications these could have for providers.