Last year, we called out for nominations for the DSC Annual Provider Award for NDIS Transition. We are excited to award it to a provider who tackled the challenges of NDIS transition with creativity and fantastic stakeholder engagement.
What would you do differently if you could start your NDIS journey from the beginning? Two years after his original hit blog, Rob explores what he would change about his transition if he could turn back time… for a second time.
Registering as an NDIS provider is complicated. Here is a free guide to the process and some resources to help you through the journey.
This handy (free) online tool helps Participants work through the daunting task of Pre-Planning and get the most out of their NDIS Plan.
Everyone is looking for the magical IT solution which will solve all their problems. But as Shiung explains, the problem is rarely ever about technology.
Sara explores Most Significant Change, a helpful tool for investigating your organisation’s impact on the lives of the people it supports.
Sara profiles Enhanced Lifestyles, an SA-based organisation who took out our 2017 Award for Pioneering Organisational Adaptation.
The more you engage the experts - people with disability - in your service design, the more your services will reflect desires and aspirations of your customers. This handy co-design toolkit includes foundation principles, practical examples and engagement strategies.
Sara Gingold profiles The Art of Human Connection, a standout program for NDIS staff engagement that is an exemplary model for the sector.
In the first of our series profiling exceptional organisations, Sara Gingold details a a strategic and segmented approach to NDIS staff education.
The NDIS and Education sectors meet at a complex and confusing intersection. Jessica Stubbins explores how the mainstream and disability services divide their responsibilities to students with disabilities.
Some recent advice to leaders in the disability space specifying a reduction in service quality as a strategy to survival has caused a stir amongst participants and their families. And rightly so. Sally Coddington explores some of the many alternatives providers have to reduce costs and improve quality.
2016 was a huge year for DSC, with over 200,000 reads of our NDIS news and analysis pieces. We've picked out three hidden gems from the archives to get you back into the NDIS mood.
Twas the night before Christmas and all through Australia
People were praying the scheme would not be a failure
Christmas in July had lacked some finesse
The launch of full scheme proved quite a mess...
Rob Woolley questions many organisations' approaches to service design, delivery and systems within the seismic change the NDIS will bring.
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.
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.
Regardless of how successful you have been in the past, the ambiguous and uncertain NDIS environment is likely to require a vastly different leadership approach. Vanessa outlines the best available models for assessing your business environment and responding appropriately.
If the NDIS has taken away the barriers to offering the services that people with disability need, why haven’t we seen the development of radically new services? Luke outlines the four key barriers to innovation and what you can do about them.