In this second article in our series on enhancing organisational revenue and Participant outcomes, Brent Woolgar details the ways so many organisations are being hamstrung by leaving money on the (SIL quoting) table.
Today, after many years of agitating and advocating we have finally received some VERY good news about SDA. Brent explores the exciting changes announced with the outcomes of SDA Framework Review.
The latest Quarterly Report has finally included some SDA data. Brent explores what we can learn from it!
The Agency has just released first of its kind data on the progress of Specialist Disability Accommodation (SDA). Brent dives into the numbers and analyses what they tell us about how SDA is tracking.
Participants with adequate funding in their Plans are critical to your success as an organisation. Brent explores what information providers need to ensure all Participants have before they step into a Planning meeting.
Over the last few months, Brent has witnessed an alarming number of confusing and extremely problematic response from the NDIA to requests for SDA funding. He explores what needs to be done to get SDA back on track.
As anybody involved in the process will tell you, NDIS housing can feel like jumping over one hurdle after another. But in this article Brent demonstrates what is possible and shares his secret to success.
Brent explores what Victoria’s new Disability Services Safeguards Bill will mean for the rights of SDA tenants.
This review presents an incredibly rare opportunity to influence SDA pricing policy. Now is the time to make your voice heard, writes Brent Woolgar.
The recent release of the Q&S rules have important implications for SDA providers, writes Brent Woolgar.
At long last, the NDIA has released SDA market data. But the picture it paints is not what we had hoped for, writes Brent Woolgar.
The long awaited SDA Provider and Investor Brief has finally been released and there is not much good news, writes Brent Woolgar.
SDA without a comparable Supported Independent Living (SIL) policy is useless, it cannot service the needs of people with disabilities. But, as Brent explains, they are currently not sufficiently linked in policy or practice, potentially having serious consequences for participant's rights.
Brent looks at how the sector is tracking against meeting its workforce shortage and what can be done to bridge the gap.
For better or for worse the NDIS is bringing the world as we know it to an end. Brent explores how other industries have responded to change, and how we, as a sector, can do better.
The Disability Reform Council (DRC) met last week to discuss a number of issues involving the SDA rollout. Here's what was said.
In this technical SDA article, Brent Woolgar explores what SDA classification is all about and its implications for SDA delivery.
Once upon a time Australia built a disjointed, complex railway system that would haunt it for years to come. Today, Brent Woolgar writes, we are in danger of making the same mistake with SDA.
The NDIA recently updated the Specialist Disability Accommodation Price Guide, increasing both New Build and Existing Stock prices by 2.1%.