How can CARS help me with the NDIS?
The NDIS is an exciting new way of providing people living with disability the supports they need to achieve their unique goals and aspirations. As a registered NDIS provider, CARS can work with you to help you with the application process and provide a range of supports to meet your needs.
We can help you to:
- Understand what the NDIS is and how it could impact you
- See if you meet the eligibility criteria
- Identify and map out your goals and aspirations
- Register with the NDIS.
We are accredited to help you with the following core supports:
Assistance with self-care activities
Supporting you with personal tasks in daily life that enhance your independence.
Community, social and recreational activities
Support to help you access a range of activities in the community in line with your needs and interests.
Assistance with daily life
Providing a range of domestic activities to support and maintain your home environment.
Supported Independent Living
Assistance to support your complex needs within a shared living arrangement.
We are accredited to help you with the following capacity building supports:
We’ll help you make sure you’re getting the best possible supports to help you achieve your goals.
Longer term solutions
Supporting your complex needs and long term goals to improve your relationships and quality of life.
Social and community participation
Life skills, training and social skills development to build your pathway to active participation in your community.
When will the NDIS be rolled out?
Across Australia, the NDIS is being rolled out progressively. The NDIS rollout in Queensland will take place from 1 July 2016 to 30 June 2019. In Brisbane, the NDIS will be rolled out as of 1 July 2018.
The Queensland Government is delivering a range of activities to help people, providers in the disability sector and the community get ready for the NDIS.
What should I expect to happen as the NDIS is rolled out?
This video from the NDIS has more information on developing your first plan.
What can I do to prepare?
The most important thing is to begin thinking about your needs and goals, and the kinds of supports you want and need.
We’ve prepared a document that helps you think about your current situation – what’s working and what could be improved – as well as what you would like to achieve in the future.
Click the image below to download your copy.