What is the NDIS and how does it apply to me? The NDIS is an Australian Government scheme that provides funding and support for eligible people with a disability.
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 to a chat about what you would like to achieve.
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Founded in 1885 by the Sisters of the Little Company of Mary, Calvary is a charitable, not-for-profit, Catholic health care organisation. Our mission is to provide quality, compassionate health care to the most vulnerable, including those reaching the end of their life. We're responsible for over 12,000 staff and volunteers, 15 Public and Private Hospitals, 15 Retirement and Aged Care Facilities and a national network of Community Care Centres.
We look forward to welcoming you into the Calvary community.