We can help you better understand NDIS
The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) gives you full control over how your support funds are spent. We can help you navigate the NDIS and understand how this significant change will impact you.
WHAT IS NDIS?
The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is the new way of providing support for Australians with disability, their families and carers. The NDIS will provide about 460,000 Australians under the age of 65 with a permanent and significant disability with the reasonable and necessary supports they need to live an ordinary life.
The NDIS helps people with disability to: Access mainstream services and supports These are the services available for all Australians from people like doctors or teachers through the health and education systems. It also covers areas like public housing and the justice and aged care systems.
Access community services and supports These are activities and services available to everyone in a community, such as sports clubs, community groups, libraries or charities.
Maintain informal support arrangements This is help people get from their family and friends. It is support people don’t pay for and is generally part of most people’s lives.
Who is eligible?
To be eligible, you need to meet the following requirements: • Have a permanent and significant disability that affects your ability to take part in everyday activities • Be aged less than 65 when you first access the scheme • Be an Australian citizen, a permanent resident or a New Zealand citizen who holds a Protected Special Category Visa
The NDIS Access Checklist can also be used to asses if you are eligible to receive assistance from the NDIS. NDIS enables you to choose the services of your choice. in control of your life to gain the full potential and freedom it offers to choosing
Planning Support Bloom Care, care management will with you and your family to create a straight forward service plan that outlines and prioritises with your budget. Our care managers and service coordinator teams are well equipped and will communicate with the alied health services that is available to you to advocate on your behalf so you or your loved one can get the best care available. We will discuss with you about your goals whether it’s social/ personal or vocational
Our NDIS staff will assist you with daily life at home and in the community it may include: • Case management • Service Outline, planning, assessment facilitation advocacy. • Coordination and connection with supports • Engaging service providers to meet your needs. • Personal care • A range of grooming, hygiene activities including continence support. • Financial management/ Planning • Transport to and from hospital/ doctor appointments and community functions to better encourage participation. • Daily living skills • Transportation to and from hospital visits/ GP/ Community activities and participation • Financial planning and management for the NDIS budget • Assist Integrate School/ED • Therapeutic support/Holistic care
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