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NDIS Coordination of Supports – What shouldn’t be happening

When a person receives support coordination funding in their NDIS plan, it is a sum of money to last the length of the plan. Sometimes more is needed, other times it is not all consumed. Sometimes, a crisis may arise,  and a huge amount will be used in a ...

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Keeping it Private – Our Tips for Sharing your NDIS Plan with Providers

A person’s NDIS plan contains some very private and personal information. It is very common for providers to ask for a copy of your NDIS plan for their records. Do you know that you do not have to share your NDIS plan with any of your providers, apa...

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Believe in Yourself

I have been spending the last few months ensuring our policies and procedures are up to standard, and I am happy to announce that I passed Stage 1 of our NDIS Certification Audit with flying colours! The auditor made the comment that my policies were s...

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Mark Pietsch – Support Coordinator

Mark has a passion for equity. He has been involved in the Community Services sector for over 10 years; with a great deal of that time spent helping young people and people with a disability to find their voice. Throughout his career Mark has worked in sc...

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Homelessness Resources

Unfortunately the rate of people who are homeless, or at risk of becoming homeless, is a real crisis around Australia. In the Hunter, there are some great organisations that can provide support. Please reach out if you, or anyone you know, might nee...

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Our Top Tips for Plan Reviews

Make sure that YOU choose a date, time and place that suits YOU. Do not be pressured into thinking that you have to have it right then on the phone, or in a day's time. This is YOUR meeting, take control. If you are feeling overwhelmed, bring someo...

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The Benefits of Using an Independent Support Coordinator

Defining Independent Coordination of Supports Independent Coordination of Supports means that your support coordinator, is from a separate organisation to your other supports. Just like you might have a therapist who is separate from your community acc...

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We Have Capacity!

We know how challenging it can be to navigate the NDIS, and understand an NDIS plan. We can help you! Our Support Coordinators are experienced, knowledgeable and friendly. Get in touch with us today and learn about why we are different, and how w...

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Support Coordination Fact Sheet

Download the Support Coordination Fact Sheet here We see a lot of confusion out there, especially within the health sector, and amongst allied health professionals and service providers, about the role of a support coordinator. So we put together a ...

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A Day in the Life of a Support Coordinator – Carrie Gibbs

Today I visited a new participant who had a stroke about 5 years ago. This affected the left side of his brain. He is unable to speak and barely communicate, other than to nod his head yes and no and through body language. The stroke also affected the rig...

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