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AusCare offers wide range of services for people with a disability under the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) package to support them and their family. These services focus on meeting the needs, goals, and aspirations of the person with disability.Here at AusCare, your needs, wants and aspirations are our priority. The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) helps AusCare to personalise care according to your current and future needs.

What is the NDIS?

The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is an initiative in which qualifying individuals are provided with access to a series of funded supports, based on individual need. This support enables individuals to lead a fulfilling independent life. Depending on eligibility, the types of support required, and the area you live in, NDIS includes funded community support in some of the following key areas:

  • Employment: Assistance in successfully obtaining and keeping employment.
    Health and well-being: Support with daily personal activities and care.
  • Education: Links with community education programs, or higher-level learning.
  • Social engagement: Community connections including therapeutic and behavior support and transport for social, economic and daily life activities.
    Living arrangements: Assistance with daily supported living, including group homes, home modification design and construction.
  • Mobility equipment, assistive technology and vehicle modifications can also be accessed.

To successfully access the NDIS, our designated support persons and proven team of specialists, are here to assist you in accessing all that the NDIS has to offer. As part of our ongoing commitment to access and equality, our caring team encourages you to understand all of your options, enabling you to make informed decisions and open doors of personal and professional opportunity.

Personal & Domestic Assistance

We offer consumers assistance with personal care such as showering, dressing, personal hygiene, grooming, beauty as well as cleaning, laundry, changing linen.

Hobbies & Pet Care Support

Carrying out activities like arts and craft, scrap booking, sewing, knitting, card games, board games and listening to music as well as looking after consumer’s pets while they are away or in hospital.

Shopping and Home Cooked Meals

We offer assistance with shopping and home cooked meals that caters to consumer’s special diets for health, religious, cultural, or other reasons.

Physiotherapy Support

AusCare has experienced physiotherapists to conduct assessments, prescribe , help with exercises and advice to assist with support in pain reduction and increasing mobility.

Gardening and Lawn Mowing

We offer assistance with veggie gardens, weeding, lawn maintenance, general cleaning such as vacuuming, sweeping, mopping, wiping surfaces and washing.

Occupational Therapy

Our Occupational Therapists will assess provision of minor home modifications, equipment, and tools to help the consumers to keep living the way they used to with ease.

Transport & Social Support

We provide assistance with getting to/from a doctor’s appointments, social activities, visiting family & friends, places of worship, banking, and shopping.

Technology Assistance

AusCare can assist with the emails, Facebook, online banking & shopping. Connecting the consumer with family and friends by showing them how to use a smart phone, tablet.

Who can access the NDIS?

Individuals who qualify for the NDIS are formally referred to as a participant. To qualify as a participant in the NDIS, the individual must meet certain criteria.

The NDIS criteria require that you are:

  • Under the age of 65
  • An Australian citizen, a permanent resident, or New Zealand citizen who is a Protected Special Category Visa holder
  • A person who identifies as having a permanent or significant disability that requires help from others, equipment or assistive technology

Have more questions about NDIS? Check out NDIS FAQs

What are NDIS funding options?

The funding available through the NDIS is varied according to need. The exact term used by the NDIS is that it will provide funds for the support that is reasonable and necessary. More specifically, the NDIS will assess and individuals qualifying for funds under the following circumstances:

    The service must be related to the participant’s disability
    Funding does not cover day-to-day living costs that are unrelated to a participant’s disability support needs
    t must represent value for money
    The service is likely to be effective and beneficial to the participant, and
    Considers informal supports given to participants by families, carers, networks, and the community

National Disability Insurance Scheme Pricing

AusCare currently uses the price limits as outlined in the NDIS price catalogue.  For an individualised, detailed quote for the cost of your required services, please contact one of our friendly team on 1300 455 322.

https://www.ndis.gov.au/providers/price-guides-and-pricing

AusCare Home and Community Care are currently compliant with the NDIA Temporary Transformation Payment (TTP) terms and conditions.

Have more questions about NDIS?

Check out our FAQs page for more information or reach out to us on 1300 455 322. 

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