This handy (free) online tool helps Participants work through the daunting task of Pre-Planning and get the most out of their NDIS Plan.
The secret weapon to excellent results in the NDIS is strong allied health reports. That is why we are always on the lookout for resources that make practitioners job a little easier. In this article, we look at VALID’s 10 Step Guide to Excellent Allied Health Reports.
The NDIA relies on the advice of allied health professionals to determine if people are eligible for Specialist Disability Accommodation and the extent of their funding. This guide developed by the Summer Foundation supports practitioners with the information, resources and templates they need to conduct a housing assessment.
The QLD Government recently released a set of NDIS transition resources. One we love is their guide to gauge non-financial impacts of adding or changing a services under the NDIS.
We are big fans of Design Thinking and Human Centered Design as techniques for service design. Here are some great resources for learning about how to implement Design Thinking in your organisation.
The NDIA has recently released a series of Market Position Statements which provide some fantastic data on the emerging NDIS marketplace, allowing providers to better understand areas of expected demand growth and the characteristics of particular markets.
Consultation on the NDIA's Quality and Safeguards Framework is now closed but looking through the comments will give providers a good insight into the hot topics for other providers around quality assurance and safeguarding, and the enormity of the size of the task the NDIA has in front of it.
Libby Mears is the CEO of Leisure Networks, an organisation in the Barwon trial site that has been going through significant NDIS driven growth. We sat down with Libby to find out how her experience has changed in the three years since the trial site was launched.
Talks That Matter is an online video project from Belonging Matters which brings together a range of interesting people with fascinating stories to tell about disability, community, diversity and social change.
NDS and the Curtin University Not-for-profit Initiative have developed a practical learning program aimed at increasing costing and pricing skills for disability service providers across Australia.
We believe collective impact has enormous potential to support ILC projects. For those of you who want to learn more about collective impact, here are some websites with fabulous resources.
Central to the viability of businesses is in the NDIS is identifying the true unit cost of service provision. One of the easiest and most effective ways of doing this is by developing a ‘calculation engine’.
The final ILC policy has just been been released. It details that funding will be available to organisations to undertake activities from capacity building to local area coordination.
The NDIA have just released their "Integrated Market, Sector and Workforce Strategy". It outlines the Agency's plans for the previously announced $146 million Sector Development Fund and initiatives to prepare and support Disability Service Providers
The Service Providers Accessibility Guide is designed to provide you with a practical, hands-on, step-by-step way to effectively prepare and deliver content to people with disabilities via computing and electronic devices.
The unpublished 2014 NDIA Housing Paper has been obtained through FOI. It does not add anything to knowledge that was already in the public domain but you may be interested to read the original.
The 8 Steps detail the organisational capabilities required to operate effectively in the NDIS. Developed from trial site experience and extensive NDIS consulting practice, the toolkit supports strategic decision making and priority setting.