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Partners in Recovery Gold Coast works alongside individuals with severe and persistent mental illness or mental health concerns who require assistance from multiple agencies.
PIR is an initiative of the Australian Government that works uniquely with the community and existing services to:
To access PIR there is an eligibility screening process which is undertaken initially by our intake team as well as our Facilitators.
Do you, or the person you are referring, meet all the PIR eligibility criteria?
As part of the PIR intake process, the following additional considerations will apply in relation to NDIS eligibility. The individual must be:
Moving into the space of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS), PIR will be supporting participants in their gathering of clinical evidence to support a functional impact and psychosocial disability for an NDIS application. To find out if you are eligible for NDIS, click here.
From January 2018, PIR participant’s will still receive the same care coordination, alongside support to gather sufficient clinical reports to support an NDIS application. This now means there will be two types of care coordination provided by PIR Facilitators:
If a person is not requiring care coordination at their commencement with PIR, but still meet the eligibility of PIR and NDIS, PIR can support them through the NDIS process and potentially provide care coordination down the track once the NDIS planning phase starts.
Click here to view the most recent stats collected from PIR referrals between Nov 2013 – October 2016.
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