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Understanding Your NDIS Plan: Capacity Building Funding

One important aspect of your NDIS plan is the funding allocated to different categories of support. Today, we will be looking at Capacity Building funding, explaining the purpose of capacity building and what you can use this funding for.  Capacity Building supports are used to support goals that focus on building independence and skills.   Predominately, Capacity Building funding is used for therapies such as Occupational Therapy, Speech Therapy and Physiotherapy and these come from the Improved Daily Living category and can usually be used flexible within this category to make sure you are receiving the correct therapies.  If you have…
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Unlocking NDIS Housing with Support Coordination

NDIS Housing Options There are many reasons why you might need a housing solution, just some of these include where an adult (under 45 years) resides in an aged care facility and wants to live with people of their own age, a decline in health, or upon discharge from hospital after having a stroke, an amputation or an acquired brain injury diagnosis. The NDIS provides a range of housing options for clients, these include: Specialist Disability Accommodation (SDA) Supported Independent Living (SIL) arrangements Buying your own property Living with flatmates or host arrangements Other mainstream housing options, including private rentals, public housing, and…
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Introducing Access 4000: Australia’s first disability access app

A revolutionary new smartphone app is helping people with disability navigate their way around Brisbane in an Australian first. Brisbane-based disability support service Carers Link, in partnership with Disability Support Queensland, has launched Access 4000: a smartphone app which provides disability access information on some of Brisbane’s venues and infrastructure. The app highlights access features like wheelchair and pram ramps, disabled toilets and parking, and support for low vision or blindness. Carers Link Director, Debby Brennan, said Access 4000 was an exciting step forward for people with disability, their families and carers. “For people with a physical disability and other…
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