Health Talk: Knowing the Different NDIS Services

All Australians with disability have access to what we call as the “National Disability Insurance Scheme” or NDIS. Under the said reform, different NDIS services in Bundaberg will be provided to about 460, 000 Australians under the age of 65 with a permanent and significant disability.

In particular, the NDIS services fall into three categories: core, capital, and capacity building. Here, we will review what types of supports are included in each category.

Take a look:

  1. Core

The core category is mainly consisted of support programs that enable a participant to accomplish his day-to-day activities. This includes services such as:

  • Assistance with the person’s daily life:

This type covers accommodation or tenancy assistance, assistive products for personal care and safety, assistance in high intensity daily personal activities, assistance with daily life tasks in a group or shared living arrangement, and many more.

  • Transport

This provides assistance in a participant’s travel or transport arrangements

  • Consumables

This provides assistive products for personal care

and safety.

  • Assistance social and community participation

This consists of high intensity daily personal activities

  1. Capital

Capital support focuses on investing necessary equipment and modifications, as well as funding for capital costs. This includes services such as:

  • Assistive technology

This provides participants with assistive products for personal care and safety, Personal Mobility Equipment, Assistance with travel/transport arrangements, Vehicle Modifications, Home modification design and construction, Assistive equipment for recreation, and Vision Equipment.

  • Home modifications

Home modifications include different support programs, such as providing assistive products for personal care and safety, as well as assistance in home modification design and construction.

  1. Capacity building

Under this support category, services thatenable a participant to build independence and skills are provided. This includes:

  • Coordination of supports
  • Improved living arrangements
  • Increased social and community participation
  • Finding and keeping a job
  • Improved relationships
  • Improved health and well-being
  • Improved learning choice & control (improved life choices)
  • Improved daily living

It is never too late to take your old life back. With NDIS services, you are now only a few steps away from a normal and comfortable life.

What are you waiting for? Register now and experience these services firsthand.

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