The Summer Foundation have published Support Coordination – A changing landscape, a report that looks at where support coordination stands in the NDIS. The document is written by Kate Fulton and Libby Ellis and aims to:
Outline relevant frameworks that assist people with disability to achieve their goals and build capacity
Provide practitioners with an overview of how the support coordination function is designed within the NDIS
Reflect on the development of the support market, including the types of providers in the market, the ideal skills base of support coordinators and market investments needed to support this emerging workforce
It is still early days for support coordination and this resource explores what functions support coordination is providing now and what could be improved into the future.
This report is the result of an extensive review of available literature and practice with regard to effective support coordination models. It provides information about support coordination within the context of the NDIS.
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.
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.
In the third instalment of our Revenue Revisited series, Evie tackles one of the most common challenges that Support Coordination providers face: understanding and increasing your organisation's billable hours. .
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.
The NDIA have made a very welcome change to their position on Support Coordinators in plan review meetings.
The NDIA has recently articulated its position on Support Coordinators attending plan review meetings, and you may not like what they have said. Evie discusses the implications and offers strategies for working within these guidelines.
Support Coordinators are critical to your organisation’s success. Sam Paior tell us how to make the most of the relationship with these people who matter.
Earlier this year, we wrote that we were disappointed to see that Peer Workers had been removed from the list of professions who could provide Support Coordination. But now, as Evie reports, that has all changed in the updated Guide to Suitability.
Bronwyn explores the Quality & Safeguarding Rules that will impact Support Coordination providers and practitioners.