Category: DAPA Newsletters

March 20, 2019 DAPA Editor

NDIS–Disability and Employment We mentioned in our November 2018 Newsletter that studies for service providers, carers, participants and support workers need to be analysed. From 626 service providers surveyed, over 50% of them reporting worse operating environment, and 80% showed sign of uncertainty (https://www.nds.org.au/news/state-of-the-disability-sector-report-2018).

March 20, 2019 DAPA Editor

NDIS–Disability and Employment We mentioned in our November 2018 Newsletter that studies for service providers, carers, participants and support workers need to be analysed. From 626 service providers surveyed, over 50% of them reporting worse operating environment, and 80% showed sign of uncertainty (https://www.nds.org.au/news/state-of-the-disability-sector-report-2018 

January 11, 2019 DAPA Admin

NDIS–Disability Work Has No Breaks Whilst NDIS service providers are having a break for the Christmas and New Year, the pressure has never been released in our work. This year, another independent and agency called the NDIS Quality and Safeguard Commission was setup and became operatonal in July. It was established to improve the quality…

November 16, 2018 DAPA Admin

NDIS–For Job Seekers with Disability If you care for a person with a disability who is in their final two years of schooling, or has left school and looking for employment, please contact the National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) 13 77 88. NDIA will help you understand about the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) and…

September 26, 2018 DAPA Editor

NDIS–Transition to Mental Disability Support Many mental patients have suffered disadvantage and/or withdrawn from their daily living and social activities. Sometimes they are prevented or discriminated from employment where support can be a remedy for them to be productive. It is this psychosocail disability that government’s Disability Inclusion Act should also address. Now NDIS has…

September 26, 2018 DAPA Editor

NDIS–Parent’s Choice or Client’s Choice The funding from NDIS is usually to be spent for achieving a particular goal listed in the client’s approved plan. When the approved plan has funding for a support coordinator, a client, or the parent in the case the client cannot make decision, can ask for advice from the support…

July 1, 2018 DAPA Admin

NDIS–Where DAPA can help DAPA, through our Stronger Forever Program, has been registered to provide the following services under NDIS: o Development – Life Skill o Group Centre Activity o Participate Community o Personal Activity High and Assist Personal Activities o Assist Access/Maintain Employment o Household Tasks o Support Coordination

July 1, 2018 DAPA Admin

NDIS–Plan Post Review Appeal Now many participants who live in the northern suburbs of Sydney have had their review done. NDIA expects a steady amount of expense claims for this immediate next period. . However recent examples show that support funding was found unnecessary or unused and therefore caused a reduction of funding in the…

April 11, 2018 DAPA Editor

NDIS–Plan Review Time Reviewing of plans are continuing which is another busy period for the NDIS Local Area Cordinator (LAC). The review is based on the initial approved plan and how it has been delivered.

March 16, 2018 DAPA Editor

NDIS – Where DAPA can help DAPA, through our Stronger Forever Program, has been registered to provide the following services under NDIS: Development – Life Skills Group Centre Activity Participate in Community Personal Activity :High, and Assist Personal Activities Assist Access/Maintain Employment Household Tasks