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Aastha Community Services
01-12-2023

Selecting an NDIS SIL Provider: How to Make the Right Decision?

Supported Independent Living (SIL) is an NDIS-funded support that offers support and assistance to people with disabilities to live independently and improve their quality of life. Choosing the right SIL provider is a significant decision that can greatly impact the NDIS experience of individuals with disabilities. The NDIS aims to empower people w [...] Read More


Aastha Community Services
01-12-2023

The Importance of Choice and Control in NDIS Core Support

Choice and control empower individuals with disabilities to make decisions about their lives, just like anyone else. This autonomy and self-determination are fundamental aspects of human dignity and personal freedom. The principles of ‘choice and control’ are central to the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS), providing individuals with [...] Read More


Aastha Community Services
01-12-2023

Inclusivity and Accessibility in NDIS Short-Term Accommodation

The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is founded upon the fundamental principles of inclusivity and accessibility, ensuring that every individual, regardless of their disability, is able to lead a fulfilling and independent life. NDIS short-term accommodation, including respite, is one such support funded to promote independence and provi [...] Read More


Aastha Community Services
01-12-2023

Tailored Support for Unique Needs: Advantages of NDIS In-Home Support

The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) has always strived to accommodate the diverse disability experiences of its participants and provide personalised support. Each individual living with a disability is unique with their own set of needs, goals, and strengths. That is why one of the most impactful aspects of the NDIS is its emphasis on [...] Read More


Aastha Community Services
01-12-2023

Transport Assistance in the NDIS: Ensuring Accessibility and Independence

In today’s world, access to transportation is more than just a convenience – it’s a crucial aspect of living an independent and fulfilling life. For individuals living with disabilities, transportation is important to engage with their community and access essential services. The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) recognises the impo [...] Read More


Aastha Community Services
01-12-2023

Collaborating with Families and Carers in SIL: Strengthening Support Networks

Collaborating with the families and carers of people with disabilities is important in creating a strong and responsive disability support network. The journey towards independent living becomes seamless and more enriching because of the collaborative approach towards disability care. Additionally, it amplifies the benefits from various supports an [...] Read More


Aastha Community Services
01-12-2023

Embracing Inclusivity: Nurturing Social Connections for Individuals with Disabilities

The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) seeks to empower individuals with disabilities by providing them with the necessary support and services to enhance their quality of life.One of the fundamental aspects of the NDIS support is to promote inclusivity by helping these individuals to connect with their communities and nurture social conne [...] Read More


Aastha Community Services
01-12-2023

Enhancing Independence: The Significant Role of Assistance Animals.

Assistance animals are an important support for individuals living with disabilities, enabling them to lead more independent and fulfilling lives. The inclusion of assistance animals in the lives of people with disabilities can have significant positive effects like improved mental and emotional well-being. Assistance animals are not pets but speci [...] Read More


Aastha Community Services
01-12-2023

Encouraging Community Engagement and Social Inclusion through Short-Term Accommodation

Participating in social and community activities has the power to enhance one’s sense of belonging, connection, and inclusion, while simultaneously building confidence and promoting a sense of safety. The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) provides funding for personalised support and services that helps people with disabilities to acces [...] Read More


Aastha Community Services
01-12-2023

Your Path to Independence: Becoming Eligible for Supported Independent Living

Supported Independent Living (SIL) is funded by the NDIS to enable people with disabilities to live independently while receiving personalised support. SIL support focuses on building the independent living skills of the participants along with paid personal assistance to take care of their daily living activities. Supported Independent Living is a [...] Read More