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International Day of People with Disability

Today is International Day of People with Disability, a United Nations sanctioned day that is observed worldwide. The aim of the day is to increase public awareness, understanding and acceptance of people with disability and to celebrate their achievements and contributions. The theme for IDPwD 2019 is ‘Promoting the participation of persons with disabilities and … Read more International Day of People with Disability

Social Inclusion Week: Connect, Celebrate & Collaborate

This week is Social Inclusion Week – a week that “is about encouraging communities to reconnect and be inclusive of all cultures, age groups, nationalities and abilities.” The theme this year is to: CONNECT CELEBRATE AND COLLABORATE It is important that we acknowledge that there are many people, living in every community, that feel marginalised, … Read more Social Inclusion Week: Connect, Celebrate & Collaborate

Proactive, Responsive & Outcome Focused Support

Auscare Support – we have stated our mission. But how do we make sure that we achieve it? For those of you who missed our previous article, we described the origins of Auscare Support and reaffirmed our mission statement. To quickly recap, the mission statement of Auscare Support is (** Drum roll please **) “To … Read more Proactive, Responsive & Outcome Focused Support

Empowering Great Futures

Auscare Support… who are we, and what do we stand for? Auscare Support was established in 2015 by my wife and I. We saw an opportunity to bring our combined skill set into the new National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS). We had family experience of a variety of disabilities…including mental illness and psychosocial. What we … Read more Empowering Great Futures

NDIS Quarterly Report – details of the report. Inc SDA stats.

As always –> DSC deliver the goods…. for the full article please see www.disabilityservicesconsulting.com.au NDIS Quarterly Report – Now With Exciting SDA Data The latest Quarterly report (Quarter 1, 2019/20 FY) has finally included some detailed data about Specialist Disability Accommodation (SDA). This is a further encouraging development following the market data release in October. The … Read more NDIS Quarterly Report – details of the report. Inc SDA stats.

Auscare’s Specialist Disability Accomodation Submission in response to the SDA Pricing and Payments Framework Review

This response to the SDA Pricing & Payments Framework Review ( the ‘Review’) has been developed by Melanie Southwell (Independent Consultant, specialising in NDIS housing supports) to highlight some key current cross-sector implications of the current SDA Pricing & Payments Framework (the ‘current Framework’), and recommendations to address that are amenable to all respondent parties. … Read more Auscare’s Specialist Disability Accomodation Submission in response to the SDA Pricing and Payments Framework Review