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The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is the new way of providing support for Australians with disability (including Psychosocial), their families and carers.
The NDIS helps people with disability to:
The NDIS can pay for supports that are reasonable and necessary. This means they are related to a person’s disability and are required for them to live an ordinary life and achieve their goals.
Assistance from the NDIS is not means tested and has no impact on income support such as the Disability Support Pension and Carers Allowance.
There is a very informative NDIS website available which has the most update to date information, factsheets and success stories. For more information check out www.ndis.gov.au
For more information on upcoming NDIS Events across Queensland, click here.
*Source for all NDIS information is from www.ndis.gov.au
For more information on PIR transitioning to the NDIS, please click here to view the Transition Support Project website.
For other Gold Coast events and activities visit the Gold Coast Primary Health Network’s website: HealthyGC.com.au