What is the NDIS?
The National Disability Insurance Scheme, commonly referred to as the NDIS, is a new way to help people under 65 with disability get care and supports. The NDIS also helps families and carers with information about services to support people with disability.
Who is eligible for NDIS?
To become an NDIS participant you must:
- Have a permanent impairment that significantly affects your ability to take part in everyday activities, or have a developmental delay;
- Be aged less than 65 when you first apply to enter the NDIS and meet additional age requirements if you live in SA or TAS;
- Live in Australia in an NDIS area on a specified date;
- Be an Australian citizen or hold a permanent visa or a Protected Special Category visa.
- The NDIS access checklist can help you work out if you are eligible to access the NDIS.
How Do I access NVC’s NDIS services?
An NDIS participant can access the NVC’s NDIS services by nominating NVC as their preferred service provider.
What NDIS services do NVC offer?
NVC is a registered NDIS provider for:
- Community Nursing Care
- Household Tasks
- Therapeutic Supports
Where can I find more information?
Understanding exactly how NDIS works and comprehending how it will impact you, or a loved one, can be challenging at times. To get more information about your options, and to find out what your next step should be, contact the friendly NVC team, or NDIS directly on 1800 800 110 or www.ndis.gov.au