What is Supported Independent Living?

What is Supported Independent Living? Supported Independent Living (SIL) is a shared accommodation residence that enables people with disability (including mental illness) to live on their own or with family while receiving the type of support that they require on a...

What is Respite and How Does It Benefit You

What is Respite and How Does it Benefit You Respite is a benefit filled opportunity for a carer and the recipient to have a well-earned, temporary, break from the duties of care and being cared for. Respite can last anywhere from a few hours to several days. There are...

How the NDIS Helps Children with Developmental Delays

How the NDIS Helps Children with Developmental Delays Meet Sammy. Sammy is four turning five before Christmas. He lives in Brisbane. Like most boys his age he loves trains, trucks, dinosaurs, and has gotten heavily into the Christmas spirit. He simply cannot wait for...

How to: Choose an NDIS Plan Manager

How to: Choose an NDIS Plan Manager Now that you’ve been accepted for an NDIS plan, it’s time to decide on how you want your plan managed. You can opt to manage your own plan, have the NDIA manage it for you, select an independent NDIS plan manager or have a...

How to: Manage Your NDIS Funds

How to: Manage Your NDIS Funds It is important to understand how and why you want your NDIS plan to be managed. There are three primary options when managing your plan and you even have the option of having different parts of your plan managed differently to others....

How to: Get the Most from the Planning Process

How to: Get the Most from the Planning Process If you’re reading this blog about getting the most from your NDIS planning process, then it may mean that you have successfully applied. If so, congratulations on being accepted into the NDIS. Now it’s time for the hard...
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