What is the NDIS?

The NDIS is a nationwide disability service system which provides funding for all eligible Australian to receive the care and supports they need to live a more independent life, and achieve their personal goals.

  • The NDIS is managed by the National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA)
  • The NDIA will assess your eligibility
  • The NDIA will determine what you can receive funding for
The scheme was launched in 2014 with an expected full rollout in 2018. The scheme has been designed to give people with a disability greater choice and control over the support they receive, providing eligible individuals with funding based on their personal needs, lifelong goals and aspirations.

Who Is Eligible for NDIS?

The National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) is the operational body of the NDIS and determines who is eligible to take part in the scheme.
You may be eligible for the NDIS if your:

  • An Australian citizen or permanent resident or hold a special category visa.
  • Under 65 years old (when you first use the scheme).
  • Have a permanent or lifelong disability or condition that stops you from doing everyday things yourself.
  • Your impairment affects your capacity for social and economic participation.
For further information, contact us: 
Or visit the NDIS website: www.ndis.org.au

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Email: info@directcareassistance.com.au