Tag: disability healthcare


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


The Six Ps of the NDIS Scheme

Mambourin Enterprises CEO Rohan Braddy is one of the world’s leading advocate of the movement on recognising universal access to disability services as a human right. As a member of the National Disability Services Victoria Committee, the National Board of National Disability Services, Mr. Braddy continues to use his experience and qualifications in his professional…

7 Mar 2016, by Informa Insights


Eliminating Barriers: Supporting the Employment of People with Disabilities through Accessible Communications

Eliminating Barriers: Supporting the Employment of People with Disabilities through Accessible Communications For engagement, enjoyment and employment, accessing information and being able to communicate is essential and very empowering. In today’s working environment, this translates to being able to access information on mainstream technology, including web content, and the various digital platforms and mobile devices.…

13 Jan 2016, 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


Accessing high quality healthcare for people with disabilities – The challenges of the NDIS

The 5th Annual National Disability Summit 2014 convened in Melbourne on 17th and 18th March to discuss the roll-out of the landmark National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS). Based on the premise of putting people with a disability in the driver's seat to enable greater individual choice and control, the NDIS has been subject to both praise and scrutiny since…

24 Mar 2014, by Informa Insights