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Can I Get A Cleaner Through The NDIS?

The NDIS funds ‘reasonable and necessary’ supports for people with disabilities. This means if a participant can’t perform tasks like vacuuming and cleaning because of their disability, the NDIS will provide funds for a support worker to do these tasks instead. However, the NDIS won’t provide funds for specialist services, such as an electrician or

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Your Comprehensive Guide On How To Apply For NDIS Funding

Applying for the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) can greatly improve quality of life for individuals and families around Australia affected by disability. Like all government programs, there are certain bureaucratic steps that must be followed to access this funding. This article will investigate exactly what you need to do to apply for the NDIS.

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Can The NDIS Help With Rent?

The NDIS provides funding for a variety of supports and services which will help participants maintain independence and gain skills. When a person applies for the NDIS, they can create short-term and long-term goals for anything from accessing the community to finding a job or studying at university.  The NDIS also provides funding for home

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What Happens To My NDIS Plan When I Turn 65?

The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is Australia’s core support system for people with a disability. Participants apply for an NDIS plan, which outlines their short-term and long-term goals, and registered NDIS providers supply supports to help participants achieve these goals.  The eligibility criteria says you need to be aged between 7 and 65 to

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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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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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How To Access Home Care Packages

In-home care offers a great deal of benefits if you want to stay in the comfort of your own home while receiving extra assistance with day-to-day activities. It’s an ideal way to maintain your independence and the enjoy the lifestyle you want to have. You may also be eligible for government funded in-home care services

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How Much Does In-Home Aged Care Cost?

In-home care allows you to remain in the comfort and familiarity of your own home with regular support and assistance from a professional caregiver. For people who want to maintain a sense of independence and connection to their neighbourhood but need a bit of help with everyday tasks, in-home care can provide the best of

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7 Common Questions About Government Funded Aged Care

Government funded home care can be very confusing. People often wonder if they are eligible to receive it and how they can go about doing so. To make things a bit easier for you, here are some of the most common questions we get asked and our answers: 1. What is government funded home care?

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Your Guide To Understanding Home Care Packages

What are Home Care Packages and how do they work? Home Care Packages are a government funding programme designed to help people continue living independently in their homes. If you need support to continue living in your home independently, you may be eligible for a funding package to pay for professional care services. Apply through

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Private Vs Government Funded In-Home Care

Choosing between privately funded and government funded in-home care can be a complicated process. Through the Federal Health Department’s My Aged Care service, you can get access to a wide range of Government funded and a wide range of subsidised in-home care. Sometimes the process of applying and getting access to these services can be

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What is Consumer Directed Care?

Consumer Directed Care is a model of service delivery designed to benefit consumers of aged care services. In February 2017, the government deregulated and made changes to the way it provides and funds Home Care Packages thanks to the implementation of Consumer Directed Care. Consumer Directed Care gives aged care consumers more choice and flexibility with

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