July 2018 brought news of the Quality and Safeguarding Commission. The Commission is a body that manages registration, renewal and quality standards. This changes the way service providers are audited and accredited.Read More
The growth and adoption of the NDIS by service providers and participants has once again increased. As at 30 June 2018, there were 183,965 Australians being supported by the NDIS, representing a 13 per cent growth on previous quarter. Of the 54,802 participants or almost 1 in 3, are new to the scheme and had not previously received State/Territory or Commonwealth support before the NDIS.Read More
It’s a potentially catastrophic mistake to treat the self-assessment elements of NDIS registration as a tick-and-flick bureaucratic chore. The self-assessment questionnaire that forms part of the application process is daunting and requires some homework and preparation, as you would expect from a Quality standard as rigorous as the NDIS has implemented.Read More
The future and present employment prospects of thousands of Australians are being transformed by the NDIS, figures show. Disability care is taking the crown that once adorned the mining boom.
Even with the NDIS fully rolled out in only two states (NSW and South Australia), more than 14,271 service providers are now approved to deliver disability supports. This is an increase of 64% since 30 June 2017.Read More
The long-cherished aspiration to have consistent quality in service standards Australia-wide in the disability sector, will soon start to become a reality.
The NDIS is hoping to provide a smooth transition for service-providers when its new Quality and Safeguards Commission (NDIS Commission) rolls out in NSW and SA after July 1.Read More