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NDIS Key Role – Guardian

A Guardian is a person appointed to make legally valid decisions on behalf of a person with a disability who is unable to make decisions on their own or without support. A Guardian will usually be authorised to make decisions on behalf of another person in specific areas of a person’s life and for a […]

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NDIS Key Role – Public Trustee

When an administrator is appointed, they are required to develop and implement a financial management plan that ensures the effective and responsible administration of the adult’s finances. While a person is appointed a Public Trustee, they are welcome to co-sign documents however only the Public Trustee Officer’s signature is legally binding for legal purposes. Duties […]

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Support coordination is a capacity building support to implement all supports in a participant’s plan, including informal, mainstream, community, and funded supports. This is likely to include supporting the participant to: Identify mainstream, community, informal and formal NDIS service options. Choose preferred options or providers and provide recommendation to participant. Negotiate services to be provided […]

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Certain supports are required to be provided by people with specific qualifications and experience. Providers must ensure that they possess the relevant experience and understanding of working with people with disability in order to deliver high quality supports and to ensure that they are always able to act in the interests of participants. SOME tasks […]

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Agency Managed This is when a participant chooses to use the National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) to manage their NDIS funds. The NDIA will directly pay registered providers of relevant services on behalf of a participant. Self-Managed This is when a participant (or their plan nominee) manages their NDIS plan funds. The NDIS will reimburse […]

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SIL is help and supervision of daily tasks to help you live as independently as possible, while building your skills. SIL is the paid personal supports. It includes things like having a person to help with personal care tasks, or cooking meals, SIL can also help build skills too, so you can be more independent. […]