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NEW! NDIS Recovery Coach for People with Psychosocial Disability

Intensive Support Recovery Coach What is a Recovery coach? A Psychosocial Recovery Coach (recovery coach) is a new NDIS support item for participants with a psychosocial disability who require support managing complex challenges of daily living. The aim is to increase participants’ social and economic independence and participation through the provision of capacity building supports. Recovery coaches …

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Your Well-Being during the Coronavirus Pandemic

Being exposed to large volumes of negative information can heighten feelings of anxiety. While it’s important to stay informed, you may find it useful to limit your media intake if it is upsetting you or your family. Access good quality information It’s important to get accurate information from credible sources such as those listed below. …

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Mental Health Support during the Coronavirus Pandemic

The next little while is going to be tough for many people’s mental health. We recognise and understand the feelings of anxiety, distress and concern many people may be experiencing in relation to the coronavirus pandemic. There are a number of ways Intensive Support is supporting community mental health during periods of self-isolation or quarantine. …

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Infection Control

INFECTION CONTROL As the transmission of COVID-19 spreads, it is increasingly important that support workers understand how to keep themselves and the people they support infection free. The Department of Health has developed an online learning module and webinar about infection prevention for COVID-19.  Some basics to remember are: Wash your hands frequently with soap …

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NDIS Planning

Understanding your current supports and preparing for your planning meeting • To get ready for your meeting, think about your current supports and who provides them, and what supports and services you may need to achieve your goals. • Complete this booklet on your own or with someone’s help and bring it with you to …

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NDIS Price Guide 2019-20 – effective 1 October 2019

The NDIA is releasing an updated NDIS Price Guide and Support Catalogue 2019–20, effective 1 October 2019, to include more than 90 disability-related health supports that will now be funded under the NDIS. https://www.ndis.gov.au/providers/price-guides-and-information?utm_source=Provider+Master+List+updated+September+2019&utm_campaign=b6fa2554e2-&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_9ca134f0b3-b6fa2554e2-50828573#ndis-price-guide-2019-20-effective-1-october-2019

Aboriginal People Experience Disability at a Greater Rate than Non-Indigenous Australians.

Census data shows that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people have higher rates of disability than non-Indigenous people across all age groups. Our kids under the age of 14 are more than twice as likely to have a disability, and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people aged 35–54 are 2.7 times as likely to have …

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