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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...

Difference between Self-managed NDIS and plan-managed NDIS

What is self-managed NDIS? A self-managed NDIS allows the recipient to manage their funding. This gives you the choice and flexibility to decide how to spend your funding to achieve your own plan goals. You can think creatively and logically about how the funding can best be used to meet...

Can the NDIS assist you to find a job?

Can NDIS assist you to find a job? Many disabled people feel that their disability can get in the way of them finding and maintaining a job. However, the NDIS plan can actually help you to find and get a new job. The NDIS plan can be spent on work...

How does the NDIS cover buying Assistive Technology and Equipment

How does the NDIS cover buying Assistive Technology and Equipment? The National Disability Insurance Scheme, or NDIS, helps people living with a disability access funding for particular costs related to their disability. What is Assistive Technology? Assistive Technology, sometimes abbreviated as AT, includes disability equipment and systems that a person...

5 common myths about Support Coordination

5 common myths about Support Coordination Determining your eligibility for Support Coordination can be complicated, so in this blog, we'll be taking a look at 5 common myths about Support Coordination. 1 - You're not eligible for Support Coordination if you have friends or family If you have a large...

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,...

What is NDIS Core Support?

What is NDIS Core Support?​ The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) was founded with the aim of helping people with disabilities to pursue a fulfilling and successful life. In order for this to happen, beneficiaries of the scheme are provided with what are known as Core Supports, services designed to...