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Orange Plan is ready for PACE, but what is it?

The NDIS has recently announced that it is preparing to make changes to some key aspects of its systems and processes. These include the introduction of a new computer system called PACE, some updates to plan processes, and new support categories. We’ve compiled these changes into one comprehensive blog post, to help you understand the…
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Can the NDIS fund iPads and other assistive technologies?

Australia’s National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is a program that aims to offer much needed support and services to individuals living with disabilities. The NDIS can fund a number of services and products that are deemed reasonable and necessary for your disability. In some cases, this includes the provision of funding for assistive technology, such…
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Does the NDIS cover meal delivery services?

Does the NDIS cover meal delivery services? Meal preparation and deliveries can be a valuable and helpful service for those living with a disability. If you are unable to cook or source ingredients independently, these services may even be covered by your NDIS budget. It’s important to note that while the cost of ingredients is…
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Navigating the 2021-2022 NDIS Price Guide

At the beginning of each Financial Year, the National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) releases the latest Price Guide for the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS). The Price Guide outlines pricing arrangements and price limits for participants and providers within the NDIS. The purpose of this guide is to inform providers and participants about how price…
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Does the NDIS Cover Home Maintenance Services?

They say that a clean and organised home can help to reduce stress and anxiety, but if your disability impacts your means of keeping your home in top condition, this can cause more stress. NDIS Participants may be eligible for funding toward home and garden maintenance services, helping to alleviate some of the clutter and…
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Can the NDIS fund your holiday accommodation this Christmas?

Holidays can be a huge expense for any traveler, however travel costs can add up even faster if you require specialised support services or equipment. The good news is, if you are an NDIS participant or are eligible to receive NDIS funding, you may be able to get assistance for short-term travel or respite this…
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Who is eligible for NDIS plan management?

There’s a common misconception that plan management is only available for some participants or that it’s something you have to pay for. The truth is that almost everyone on the NDIS (National Disability Insurance Scheme) is eligible for plan management at no additional cost as part of their plan! While most NDIS participants are eligible…
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Is a Plan Manager the Same as a Support Coordinator?

Is a Plan Manager the same as a Support Coordinator? While they both play important roles in your NDIS journey, a Plan Manager is not the same as a Support Coordinator. It can be difficult to keep track of all of the different people involved in your plan and the services that each of them…
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International Day of People with Disability

What is International Day of People with Disability? International Day of People with Disability, or IDPwD, is a United Nations observed day that is celebrated annually. The day aims to increase public awareness, understanding and acceptance of people with disability, as well as to celebrate their achievements. IDPwD 2020 theme Each year, the UN announces…
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