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What Are The Core Supports In An NDIS Plan?

As part of applying for the NDIS, applicants need to work out where they want to spend the money allocated to their plan. To make the process easier, the NDIA has split the services it offers into three budget categories: Core Supports Capacity Building Supports Capital Supports It’s important to remember your funding is always

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Does The NDIS Cover Psychology?

The National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) has supports specifically designed for those who have been diagnosed with mental health conditions which resulted in long-term disabilities. However, it is important to distinguish that not everyone with a mental health condition will experience disability. The type of disability the NDIA provides NDIS supports for is classified as

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What Kind Of Disabilities Does The NDIS Cover?

Since it first formed, the NDIS has changed immensely. It can be challenging for those seeking its services to understand the eligibility and requirements. Who qualifies for an NDIS plan? Which disabilities does the NDIS support? At Absolute Care & Health, we specialise in providing daily supports for those with an NDIS plan. Whether you need

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What Happens To My Centrelink Payments When I Receive An NDIS Plan?

Navigating Centrelink can be a complex process. Centrelink assistance is in high demand, and finding the answers you seek online, via phone, and in person, can be difficult and frustrating. Not knowing how the system works can be stressful, especially because Centrelink is very strict about compliance. It’s important to report to them if your

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How To Choose The Right NDIS Provider For You

500,000 people will be receiving funding from the NDIS by 2025. With many new and different providers in a growing industry, it can be difficult to work out which NDIS provider will be the best fit for you. In this guide, we examine the things you need to look for to make sure you’re working with the

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What Are The Eligibility Requirements For NDIS?

The NDIS makes sure that everyone who needs support, gets support. Subsequently, the eligibility criteria is quite broad. Of the estimated 4.3 million in Australia living with a disability, an estimated 500,000 will receive funding from the NDIS by 2025. Specifically, an applicant to the NDIS meets the eligibility requirements when they satisfy: Both the age and

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5 Tips To Prepare For Your NDIS Planning Meeting

There are many moving parts when it comes to getting an NDIS plan. You need to think about how to get the most out of your budget allocation, and whether the supports will meet your goals and what you want to achieve. And, because it’s still relatively new, there is a tonne of information to

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How To Claim Through NDIS

Quickly and easily managing NDIS claims is crucial for people with disabilities. The easier the claims process, the more they can focus on what matters most — building their skills and maintaining their independence. After all, that’s why the NDIS was founded.  What are the ways to claim? There are three ways to claim through

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What Does The NDIS Pay For?

The NDIS has helped more than 250,000 Australians with disabilities increase their participation in the education system, community, and workforce. It pays for a range of additional services and equipment that empower people with disabilities to build their skills and independence.  Specifically, the NDIS allocates funds for people with disabilities in three areas: Core Supports – to

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Can You Have A Home Care Package And An NDIS Plan?

Understanding Home Care Packages and the NDIS can be confusing. Both are government programs, so it is easy to get lost in complicated jargon and legalese when looking into the finer details. Put simply, Home Care Packages and NDIS plans are government programs designed to help people who have complicated needs.  Depending on your particular

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The Virtues Of Art As Therapy

Suzie, 49, has been drawn to arts and crafts since she was a child — it’s always been close to her heart. She’d spend her days making dolls clothes, Christmas decorations, and drawing alongside her sisters. After high school, Suzie took a pottery course and fell in love with ceramics and, later, mosaics. Living with a

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Educating The Next Generation Of Carers

Lyn McBain loves people, and their stories. After almost 50 years providing nursing, aged, disability, and palliative care, Lyn’s touched many lives — those that she’s cared for, and those she’s trained. “When I see the people I care for, I see their stories,” she says. “At times, it makes me very emotional to see

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Home Care Assistance For Intellectual Disability

Everyone develops at different rates and has different abilities. We all have our own strengths and areas of difficulty, but some people find it more difficult to learn new information or skills and could be living with intellectual disability.  People living with intellectual disability may need some extra support with daily tasks so they can

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Filling The Gap For Disability Support

The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) was first introduced in 2013. The government-backed scheme provides funds for people living with disabilities. Prior to the NDIS, there was a shortage of services and supports – meaning many people were experiencing difficulties in their day-to-day living, and often experienced loneliness as they were unable to connect with

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National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) Explained

The introduction of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) was a major change to the way disability care supports and services are delivered and funded.  There is a lot of information about the NDIS, so we’ve written this guide to give you a clear overview of: What the NDIS is What types of services it

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