NDIS News

The National Disability Insurance Scheme was launched in the Barwon area in Victoria in July 2013. The great news is that there is now noone on the waiting list in the Barwon area!

All Disability funding is set to become individualised over the next several years. That means that if you are receiving an ISP (Individualised Support Package) or AQA Respite package you will be able to choose a provider that best meets your needs.  This roll out begins on July 2016.

The regions below transition during the following periods. 

1 July 2016 - 30 June 2017 

  • North East Melbourne
  • Central Highlands
  • Loddon

1 July 2017 - 30 June 2018 

  • Outer East Melbourne
  • Inner East Melbourne
  • Ovens Murray
  • Inner Gippsland
  • Western District
  • Bayside Peninsula
  • Hume Moreland

1 July 2018 - 30 June 2019 

  • Southern Melbourne
  • Brimbank Melton
  • Western Melbourne
  • Goulburn
  • Mallee
  • Outer Gippsland

AQA Qualcare is a registered service provider with the National Disability Insurance Agency which means that you are able to continue to receive the services that you know and trust from us. Exisiting clients can contact your Service Coordinator with any questions about the NDIS.

For more information about the NDIS go to: National Disability Insurance Agency

What's in the 2015 Federal Budget for the NDIA?

The 2015-16 Budget includes measures to support the delivery of the NDIS as it rolls out across the country and a measure for early transition beyond the trial in New South Wales.  Find out more by following the link below:

http://www.ndis.gov.au/federal-budget-2015-and-ndis 

FAQs for existing clients

Follow the link below to find out about how your current support needs will be met under the new NDIS.

http://www.ndis.gov.au/document/501

Planning for the Transition to NDIS

Now is the time to start thinking about your current support package and whether it is meeting your needs.  When you meet with your National Disability Insurance Agency Planner it will be important to identify your goals and any service gaps so that they can be included in your future package of supports. The attached Planning Booklet is a step by step guide to planning your services under the NDIS.

NDIS Planning Workbook

New to Qualcare?

New Clients can contact the Intake Worker on 9482 4373 or click on the link below:

Getting Started