Tag: NDIS

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When funding is withdrawn | An NDIS case study

In 2013, the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) began its mission to optimize social and economic independence and full participation for people living with disability in Australia. The scheme promised to give people with disability control and choice; to be a financial sustainable system that the community could take pride and confidence in, with its…

16 May 2018, by Amy Sarcevic

Healthcare

Using NDIS funding to create a big life

The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) entitles 20,000 people living with disability in Australia to a portion of more than $1 billion funding. Applications are subject to a complex and strict review process, but can entitle people with significant, permanent disability to generous (often five figure) sums. This funding helps them get the appropriate inventions…

18 Apr 2018, by Amy Sarcevic

Healthcare

Disability housing and support for younger people with very high and complex care needs: Closing the gap through the NDIS

Luke Bo’sher, Head of Policy and Strategy, Summer Foundation will be speaking at the upcoming 2017 Younger People with Very High and Complex Care Needs Conference. At Informa Insights, we spoke to Luke about his work, current projects and presentation agenda prior to the conference.   Q: You are the currently the Head of Policy and Strategy…

18 Apr 2017, by Informa Insights

Healthcare

Supporting Younger People With Very High and Complex Care Needs

  We are delighted to have Meg Parsons, Director, Practice Implementation, National Disability Insurance Agency to present a keynote address at the 2017 Younger People with Very High and Complex Care Needs Conference. At Informa, we had an opportunity to interview Meg prior to the event. You are the currently the Director of Practice Implementation…

18 Apr 2017, by Informa Insights

Healthcare

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

Healthcare

Realising the Promise of NDIS: Using innovation to recruit, train and support an NDIS ready workforce

In the lead up to the 8th Annual National Disability Summit we have been joined by Dr Jodie Goldney from The Professional Practice Academy (PPA) to discuss the NDIS and other burning issues.    Jodie mentioned to me in the research stages that it is expected that the number of people employed in the disability…

4 Mar 2017, by Thomas Beauchamp

Healthcare

A Lived Experience of Mental Health Reform and the NDIS

With only a few weeks until his address at the 4th Annual National Mental Health Conference in Melbourne, we thought a brief word with Michael Burge OAM, Consumer Advocate / Wellness Warrior, National Mental Health Consumer & Carer Forum (NMHCCF) would be the perfect prelude to the event. Presenting  'A Lived Experience of Mental Health Reform and…

9 Nov 2016, by Informa Insights

Healthcare

Case Study | Facilitating Peace Education Programmes in a Women’s Correctional Facility in NZ

In lead up to the Correctional Services Healthcare Summit, at Informa Insights, we spoke to Catherine Gavigan, Director, National Centre for Training and Development regarding her international case study on "Facilitating Peace Education Programmes in a Women's Correctional Facility in New Zealand". You are the Director at National Centre for Training and Development -What have…

13 Sep 2016, by Informa Insights

Healthcare

The Importance of Increasing the Community Awareness of Aphasia

According to The Australian Aphasia Rehabilitation Pathway (AARP), 15 million strokes occur each year worldwide, and up to 38% of stroke survivors have aphasia. The effects of aphasia create significant implications for the quality of life and functioning of an individual. The AARP’s set of care standards for aphasia management, allows speech pathologists to create…

29 Aug 2016, by Informa Insights

Healthcare

The Federal Election, Medicare & You

With the Federal Election being held tomorrow, the issue of Medicare and (by extension) Private Health Insurance has once again been thrown into the spotlight with both the Coalition and Labor promising to keep Medicare public and ensure that our system and ensure that our system is free from privatisation. We spoke to Dr Paul…

1 Jul 2016, by Informa Insights

Healthcare

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

Healthcare

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