Living with Down Syndrome—Maddie lives life to the full.

You know those kind of people who walk into a room and just fill it with light? Well that's Maddie. She's bubbly, warm and full of positivity. Maddie's energy and zest for life is truly infectious. She may be living with Down Syndrome, but Maddie lives a life full of...

What is the difference between SIL and SDA?

What is the difference between SIL and SDA? If you or a family member have an NDIS plan, you may have heard these two terms: SIL and SDA. But what's the difference between them? SIL stands for Supported Independent Living, while SDA stands for Specialist Disability Accommodation. While the two...

What is SIL under the NDIS?

What is SIL under the NDIS? If you or a family member have an NDIS plan or have been looking into NDIS plan options, you may have heard about SIL. But what is SIL? SIL stands for Supported Independent Living. In short, SIL involves the help or supervision of daily...

How does the NDIS plan support people with Autism?

How does the NDIS plan support people with Autism? For people diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), the National Disability Insurance scheme (NDIS) can give them the opportunity to receive a level of support that they would not normally receive. In this blog, we'll be taking a look at a...

Can I buy personal protection equipment (PPE) with my NDIS plan?

Can I buy personal protection equipment (PPE) with my NDIS plan? As the coronavirus pandemic continues to impact communities all over the world, more and more people are choosing to invest in high-quality PPE to reduce their risk of contracting the virus. In this blog, we'll explain what PPE is...

Gary’s Journey with InstaCare

Gary's Journey with InstaCare. Hi Readers, I’m Gary Covington, a long-term survivor of motor neurone disease (MND) who was diagnosed in May 1993. I was only 38 and had, up to that point, been enjoying life with my two lovely daughters, aged only 9 and 7 at the time. Today,...

Who is Emma Gee?

Who is Emma Gee? - Author of Reinventing Emma Emma Gee is one of Australia's most critically acclaimed inspirational speakers due to her unique insight into solutions to person-centred care and resilience. Emma is a stroke survivor with a background in occupational therapy, with personal experience of what it truly...

Instacare NDIS Price Guide – 2020

Instacare NDIS Price Guide - 2020 NDIS have recently released their Price Guide for the 2020/2021 financial year where price limits have changed and may affect your supports and how much we can pay for your services. New price limits are applicable for services provided after July 1st 2020, these...

How mindfulness can change your everyday life?

How mindfulness can change your everyday life? There’s no question about it - we’re living in unprecedented times. Nobody could have predicted the impact COVID-19 would have on the world. Whether culturally, physically, economically or mentally, we’ve all been affected in some way. Such sudden, serious lifestyle changes can be...

What is NDIS?

What is the NDIS? The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) gives people with a disability greater choice and control over the support they receive. It provides eligible people with funding based on their personal needs, goals and aspirations. The NDIS recognises that everyone is different and gives people with disability choice...