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Aastha Community Services
10-01-2024

STA Funding Explained: How NDIS Participants Can Access Support

The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) in Australia has been a pivotal step forward in supporting individuals with disabilities, empowering them with access to necessary support and services. Short Term Accommodation, including respite, is one of the many home and living support options available to people with disabilities through NDIS fu [...] Read More


Aastha Community Services
25-12-2023

Respite Care and Mental Health: Taking Care of the Caregiver

When caring for people with disabilities, the focus primarily concerns the person in need. Their well-being, health, and comfort take precedence, and rightly so. However, while tending to others, the caregivers often find themselves neglecting their own mental and emotional health. This is where the concept of respite care steps in, allowing people [...] Read More


Aastha Community Services
20-12-2023

Understanding Short-Term Accommodation vs. Medium-Term Accommodation

The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) facilitates independent living by tailoring plans to include home and living supports for people with disabilities. NDIS home and living supports benefit individuals whose current living arrangements do not meet disability-related needs, those with mobility limitations impacting daily activities, and [...] Read More


Aastha Community Services
07-12-2023

Seeking SIL Vacancies in Canning Vale, Perth

Supported Independent Living (SIL), funded by the National Disability Insurance Scheme, is dedicated to assisting individuals with disabilities in their homes, typically in shared accommodations with other NDIS participants. Its primary goal is to provide personalised support and supervision for daily tasks, allowing individuals to live as independ [...] Read More


Aastha Community Services
01-12-2023

Respite Support for Ageing Individuals with NDIS Plans

The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) in Australia plays an essential role in providing comprehensive support to people with disabilities, including ageing individuals with disabilities. Among the variety of services offered, respite support stands out as an important factor in ensuring the well-being of elderly individuals within the NDI [...] Read More


Aastha Community Services
01-12-2023

Independent Living and Social Inclusion: Building Supportive Networks

Independent living and social inclusion are fundamental rights for all individuals, regardless of their abilities or disabilities. For people with disabilities, independence may take on a unique meaning, often requiring additional support and resources. Building strong supportive networks that promote social inclusion and enhance the quality of lif [...] Read More


Aastha Community Services
01-12-2023

Customising NDIS Short-Term Stays: Tailored STA Support for Unique Needs

Short Term Accommodation, including respite, is a type of home and living support option for eligible people with disabilities who are in need of temporary accommodation. The primary goal of Short-Term Accommodation (STA) funded by the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is to provide individuals with disabilities a safe and supportive envi [...] Read More


Aastha Community Services
01-12-2023

Invisible Disabilities: Raising Awareness and Understanding

Invisible disabilities are conditions that are not immediately apparent to others, making them particularly challenging for those who live with them. Sometimes referred to as hidden disabilities, these are conditions that don’t always exhibit clear physical or visible signs. A person may appear perfectly healthy, yet they may be dealing with seve [...] Read More


Aastha Community Services
01-12-2023

Independence Redefined with NDIS Supported Independent Living in Perth

Supported Independent Living (SIL) is an important home and living support option funded by the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) that helps people with disabilities to live independently. Supported Independent Living involves creating support plans based on the specific needs, goals, and preferences of eligible NDIS participants and prov [...] Read More


Aastha Community Services
01-12-2023

Exploring NDIS Short-Term Accommodation Options for People with Disabilities

The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) in Australia recognises the importance of providing respite to primary caregivers of people with disabilities. Family members and carers of individuals with disabilities often experience significant physical and emotional fatigue. NDIS Short-Term Accommodation, including respite, (STA) support allows [...] Read More