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Checklist: Mental Health Carers NDIS Checklist

18 November 2015

A monitor, with a checklist, 'ndis', and a person's head with cogs in it.Mental Health Australia and Carers Australia have developed a Checklist for Mental Health Carers on the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS), to prepare for NDIS assessment and planning meetings.

 

Booklet - NDIS: Your questions answered

7 September 2015

A monitor, a booklet, and 'ndis'.Every Australian Counts has made an information pack about the NDIS. It answers questions about how the NDIS will work, what supports will be available, and how to access it.

 

Website - Reasonable and Necessary

7 September 2015

A monitor showing someone working on a painting, with 'ndis' above it.Reasonable and Necessary is an art project that people with disability can participate in. It is meant to help you with the first stage of planning in the NDIS, where you have to think about your needs and goals.

 

Contact list for making complaints

7 September 2015

A monitor showing a sad face, and a hand held up to mean 'stop'. The hand has a cross in it to reinforce the idea of 'stop'.This is a list of contacts for people around Australia that want to make a complaint about a service used through the NDIS.

 

Information, Linkages and Capacity Building (ILC) Policy Framework

14 August 2015

A monitor with a hand holding a symbol that represents 'information', and 'ndis'.An important part of the support the NDIS provides has to do with help from the community, families and carers. They want to make sure that people have access to the information they need, and they want to create better connections and networks between people with disability and the community. They would also like to help people gain the skills and types of knowledge that are needed to help support people with disability. They call this level of support Information, Linkages and Capacity Building, or ILC. In the past people called this "Tier 2".

 

Fact sheet - How do I make my plan happen? Easy English

13 July 2015

A monitor with a booklet, and 'ndis'.How do I make my plan happen? is a four-page fact sheet that is in Easy English. That means it is easy to read. It has pictures and big, clear writing.

It tells you about what to do after your NDIS plan is finished.

 

Fact sheet - Can I get the NDIS? Easy English

12 July 2015

A monitor with a booklet, and 'ndis'.Can I get the NDIS? is a five-page fact sheet that is in Easy English. That means it is easy to read. It has pictures and big, clear writing.

It tells you about who can get the NDIS.

 

Report - NDIS Progress Report: Year Two

1 July 2015

A monitor with 'ndis', a document, and a graph.The NDIS Progress Report is a document which talks about all of the things that the NDIS has done in the past 12 months. It talks about the big goals that the NDIS has, and then for each one it asks "what are we doing?" and "what have we learned?". 

 

Meeting highlights - COAG Disability Reform Council - April 2015

23 June 2015

A monitor, and a group of people at a meeting talking about the NDIS. The government ministers in charge of disability across Australia come together sometimes to talk about the NDIS. This is called the Disability Reform Council.

They met on 24th April 2015. After the meeting they let everyone know some of the things they talked about.

 

Facebook - NDIS and Me

19 June 2015

A monitor showing the Facebook logo, the stylised "D" from the Down Syndrome Australia logo, and a conversation with 'ndis' in it. NDIS and Me is a closed Facebook group just for Australians with Down syndrome and their families. The aim of the group is to help its members to get ready and get the best outcomes they can from the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).

 

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