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Taking Care of Your Mind: A Journey Defined by Resolve

Mental health impacts almost every aspect of our lives. It affects our physical health, influences our thoughts, controls our behaviour, shapes our psychological, emotional and social well-being. Myriad studies have identified that people with disabilities experience more mental distress than those without disabilities. Living with a disability in [...] Read More

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Exploring New Avenues: Supported Independent Living and NDIS Funding

Supported Independent Living (SIL) is an NDIS funded support that enables differently-abled individuals to become more independent. This support helps people with disabilities to access assistance while living in a shared or individual space. Usually, when the NDIS participants express their desire to explore home and living options as part of t [...] Read More

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Enhancing Wellness: NDIS and Mental Health in People with Disabilities

People with disabilities are often disproportionately impacted by mental health challenges. Life can be even more challenging if the person has a psychosocial disability. In Australia, mental health services are available under ‘mainstream supports’ across all states and territories to everyone. These state-run mental health systems are usual [...] Read More

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Find Your NDIS Support in Western Australia

The beauty of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is the fact that any Australian citizen between the age of seven and sixty-four can start their NDIS journey by simply contacting their Local Area Coordinators (LAC) who will guide them in understanding the scheme and help them create and implement an NDIS plan. This government-f [...] Read More

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Navigating NDIS: Support Coordination is Here to Show You the Way

National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is an innovative disability support scheme introduced by the Australian Government. But a social reform of this magnitude comes with its complexities. It could be difficult for differently-abled people to understand the intricacies of their NDIS plan and make the most out of it. Support coordination  [...] Read More

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NDIS Benefits and Goals: Advantages of Registered Support

Australia’s National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is a government-funded initiative aimed at supporting eligible people with disabilities. Differently-abled individuals under the age of 65 can access customized support packages that will significantly improve the quality of their living. As part of their NDIS plan, participants can set ce [...] Read More

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Overcoming Disability Barriers: NDIS and Assistance with Daily Life

The everyday activities that seem effortless to a lot of people are often difficult for people with disabilities. When one fails to carry out simple day-to-day activities, their self-esteem could take a hit for no fault of their own. A little assistance with personal tasks can ease the burden and help boost the confidence of differently-abled i [...] Read More

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NDIS Psychosocial Recovery Coach and Its Impact on Existing Support Coordinator Role.

The Disability Reform Council of Australia approved a series of initiatives back in October 2019 to improve the accessibility and outcomes of NDIS services for people with psychosocial disabilities. Hence, in an endeavour towards focusing on recovery and mental health support, NDIS has introduced a new support item to help those participants primar [...] Read More

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Understanding NDIS: Things Made Easy with Support Co-ordination

Disability support services in Australia underwent a major revamp with the introduction of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS). But several community reports and user feedback available in the public domain suggests that the scheme can be too complex to understand for the newcomers. If you find yourself overwhelmed by the guidelines a [...] Read More

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Community Participation Services and Flexibility of Your NDIS Core Supports budget

National Disability Insurance Scheme introduced nationwide in Australia in 2016 aims to provide reasonable and necessary support to differently-abled individuals to achieve their goals in life. NDIS funding ensures that a person’s disability doesn’t stop them from exercising their choice and giving up their independence. Moreover, this sc [...] Read More