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National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)

Frequently Asked Questions

 What is the National Disability Insurance Scheme NDIS

Q: What is the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)? 

The NDIS is a new way of providing funding and support for (eligible) people with a disability. Designed to provide greater choice, independence and control, funding is allocated (based on an assessment) to individuals.

Q: When will the NDIS be available?


The NDIS will be rolled out in phases across the country. The exact timing will depend on your state, location and age.

Q: Who can access the National Disability Insurance Scheme?


Eligible NDIS participants will need to:
· Live in a region where the NDIS is available;
· Meet the age and residency requirements; and
· Meet either the disability or early intervention requirements.

Q: How can I access support under the NDIS?

To become a NDIS participant you will need to complete an Access Request Form. The Access Request Form is available by contacting the NDIS. 

Q: Will Home Care Experts by Calvary offer services through NDIS?


Yes! Home Care Experts by Calvary is an approved NDIS provider in Victoria and South Australia.

Q: What can I do to prepare?


Consider your lifestyle goals, personal support needs and what you look for in a provider. Visit the NDIS website or call one of our Home Care Experts on 1300 66 00 22 to a chat about what you would like to achieve.

Helpful Contacts

  • Home Care Experts by Calvary 1300 66 00 22
  • National Disability Insurance Scheme or 1800 800 110

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