The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is an Australian Government program that is dedicated to helping to provide funding and access to a range of programmes that provide care services to Australians living with disabilities.
Finding and choosing the right NDIS service provider is a crucial step for any person who has had their application for NDIS funding approved.
But how do you go about finding and choosing the right NDIS service provider for you?
What is the NIDS?
A disability affects around 4.3 million Australians.
The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) will give more than $22 billion in annual payments to an estimated 500,000 Australians with permanent and serious disabilities over the next five years. It will be the first time for many people to obtain the disability assistance they require.
What Are NDIS Service Providers?
A person, corporation, or an organisation that delivers sponsored services is known as a service provider. Different areas of experience and skill are represented by service providers.
It’s critical to figure out what you want and then select the best providers to fulfil your requirements. Large corporations, charities, tiny non-profits, sole traders, and other types of businesses can all be providers. NDIS registered providers are those who have registered with the NDIS. They meet all of the government’s quality and safety standards.
All persons with disabilities can access the NDIS for information and connections to local services such as doctors, sporting clubs, support groups, libraries, and schools, as well as information about the support given by each state and territory government.
Finding exceptional providers and negotiating agreements with them to ensure you get quality services is an important aspect of the NDIS’s operation.
Putting a clear agreement in place before you start any interaction or trade with an individual or organisation that involves services or goods helps everyone understand what to expect.
The what, how, and when of the assistance and services you will receive are all spelt out in a service agreement. It helps to safeguard everyone and can even help to improve a good connection.
Finding The Right Provider
To find the right provider for you, it’s important to consider some important points:
- Make sure you know exactly what you want (how often do you need services, where do you need them, what time of the day or week)
- Make it crystal clear to them what you expect from their services (your preferences about the way their staff work with you)
- Inquire about their services – how do they deliver them, and what other services do they provide?
- Inquire about how they handle changes, such as when it comes to scheduling services, cancelling shifts, or rearranging shifts. Do you have to pay for changes?
Easecare: An NDIS Provider You Can Trust
Easecare offers a comprehensive selection of in-home care and disability assistance services to suit your needs throughout Melbourne and Victoria. Our assistance includes everything from a few hours of respite to overnight shifts. Easecare Support Services is an NDIS-approved service provider.
Our services are designed with the goal of helping you live independently.
Once we have a thorough knowledge of your needs, we will assign you to a skilled support worker who will assist you in achieving your objectives.