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Understanding the NDIS

The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) gives people with disability choice and control over the supports they receive. Altruistic Care Services is a registered National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) provider, we have an in-depth understanding of how NDIS works and our knowledgeable and friendly staff are available to assist you to make your journey smoother. We have listed some of the frequently asked questions, if you have any other questions, please get in touch with us.

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The National Disability Insurance Scheme is a scheme of the Australian Government that funds costs associated with a person’s disability. The scheme was legislated in 2013 and went into full operation in 2020. The National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) is an independent statutory agency. Our role is to implement the National Disability Insurance Scheme. You can learn more about the NDIS on the official federal government NDIS website.

Be an Australian citizen or hold a permanent visa or a Protected Special Category visa

Experiencing a permanent disability that significantly affects your ability to take part in everyday activities

Must be aged under 65 years or under 50 years for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders at the time you register for an assessment with the NDIA.

You will begin to receive NDIS funding once your NDIS plan is approved.

Goals describe what you want to achieve, develop, or learn. A short-term goal is something that you want to achieve in 12 months and a long-term goal is achievable in a few years. All the supports that the NDIS funds is directly linked to achieving your goals.

You might be eligible for funding by the Aged Care System, instead.

The NDIS participant portal is called myplace. It is a secure website for participants or their nominee to view their NDIS plan, request payments and manage services with providers.

If you are self-managing your NDIS plan then, you can Create and view payment requests. Set up and manage service bookings Upload documents

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