Tag: disability care


How did Yooralla become organisational ready for the NDIS?

In the lead up to the 8th Annual National Disability Summit we have been joined by Jennifer Morgan, Director of Health and Wellbeing at Yooralla to discuss the implementation of the NDIS. Jennifer will be facilitating a post conference half day workshop on Wednesday 10th May with Cathy Willmot, Senior Clinician and Speech Pathologist and…

7 Apr 2017, by Informa Insights


How To Solve Some of The Biggest Issues With Client-Centred Care For People With Multiple Disabilities

Greater choices and control for people with disabilities is a key to delivering client-centred care and in the lead up to the 7th Annual National Disability Summit 2016, we had the chance to speak with Renée Heaton and DUO’s Cheryl Pollard (CEO) and Cathy Clifford (Support Worker) on the importance of the relationship between carers and…

8 Mar 2016, by Informa Insights


Report highlights increased use of disability services in Australia

An increasing number of Australians are making use of a wide range of disability services, according to a new report from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW). The institute's 'Disability support services: services provided under the National Disability Agreement 2012-13' report reveals that an estimated 312,539 Australians made use of disability support services…

14 Jul 2014, by Informa Insights


NDIS rollout continues with trials in three states and territories

A year after the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) first launched in Australia, three more states and territories across the country have jumped on board with the program, continuing its successful nationwide rollout. On July 1, the NDIS confirmed the establishment of three new trial states in the ACT, Northern Territory and Western Australia. These…

7 Jul 2014, by Informa Insights