FAQ

Understanding

The NDIS

The NDIS is being introduced progressively across all states and territories. Disability: The NDIS provides support to eligible people with intellectual, physical, sensory, cognitive and psychosocial disability. Early intervention supports can also be provided for eligible people with disability or children with developmental delay.  The NDIS gives all Australians peace of mind if they, their child or loved one is born with or acquires a permanent and significant disability, they will get the support they need. Scheme: The NDIS is designed to help people get the support they need so their skills and independence improve over time.

Aussie Angels Nursing Services is currently in the process of becoming a registered NDIS approved service provider in Queensland. We are one of the fastest growing disability service providers in Australia. We are committed to providing exceptional care and service to people with disabilities, and/or people in the aged care community and their families.

Our team members are trained in first aid and basic life support and are able to assist you until an ambulance arrives. Our afterhours service can respond to any situation that may occur overnight or on weekends.

Yes. We can arrange overnight or 24-hour care, and provide services 24×7.

We can assist family and other caregivers to take a well-deserved break. We assist by taking over some of their duties while they choose to work, study or take a break.

The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS ) is a federally managed and funded scheme that provides support and funding to people with permanent disability, their families and carers. We work with you to figure out a plan that is suitable to your needs and aspirations.

The NDIS  (National Disability Insurance Scheme) scheme is the first scheme of its kind in Australia that delivers support and services to people with disabilities.

The NDIS  provides ongoing funding for all ‘reasonable and necessary’ disability equipment, care and support services. Generally, the supports and services provided to you assist you to achieve your goals and live as independently as possible. Services also include community participation and assistance with gainful employment.

If you are over the age of 65 years, you will not be eligible to participate in the NDIS. You might be eligible for funding by the Aged Care System, instead.

The NDIS designed to work in association with the health, education and other universal services. It is a universal insurance scheme that is paid through tax contributions like Medicare.

The NDIA is tasked with assessment of your eligibility to participate in the NDIS. The following are the eligibility criteria: 

  • Be under the age of 65 years of age 
  • Be a resident of Australia (Australian citizen, or Permanent Visa Holder or a New Zealand citizen who holds a Protected Special Category Visa) 
  • Have a condition or an impairment that is permanent and prevents you from participating in everyday activities.