National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)
How will the NDIS affect you?
The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is a new way of delivering services and support to people with permanent disability in Australia.
The National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) is the independent agency responsible for implementing the NDIS. The NDIS will be rolled out progressively in Victoria over a three-year period from 1 July 2016.
The National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) is the independent agency responsible for implementing the NDIS.
Latrobe Community Health have been funded by the NDIA to act as the Local Area Coordinator and provide support to residents who may or are accessing the NDIS.
Some people who are 64 and under who currently receive Home and Community Care (HACC) services may transition to the NDIS if they are eligible.
Those aged 65 and older would continue to receive services as part of the Commonwealth Home Support Program (CHSP).
Visit www.ndis.gov.au or call 1800 800 110 to find out how people with disability, providers and the community can get NDIS Ready, or call Latrobe Community Health on 1800 242 696.