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Understanding the NDIS
The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is a new way of providing support for people living with disability and takes a whole-of-life approach. It is designed to provide the right support according to each person’s needs and goals.
The NDIS will provide about 460,000 Australians under the age of 65 with a permanent and significant disability with the reasonable and necessary supports they need to live an ordinary life.
As an insurance scheme, the NDIS takes a lifetime approach, investing in people with disability early to improve their outcomes later in life.
The NDIS helps people with disability to:
- Access mainstream services and support
- Access community services and supports
- Maintain informal support arrangements and
- Receive reasonable and necessary funded supports
Assistance from the NDIS is not means tested and has no impact on income support such as the Disability Support Pension and Carers Allowance.
The NDIS rolls out in the Goldfields- Esperance region 01 October 2018
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