The NDIS has introduced a temporary measure to further support participants during the COVID-19 pandemic, with those in lockdown areas no longer needing to use their support funding to pay someone to cook and shop for them.
Minister for the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) Senator the Hon Linda Reynolds CSC today announced an expansion of financial payments available to providers supporting NDIS participants to attend COVID-19 vaccination appointments.
All NDIS participants aged 16 years and over and carers aged 16 years and over of NDIS participants of any age are eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine from Tuesday, 8 June.
The Australian Government is committed to ensuring the safety of NDIS participants during the current COVID-19 outbreak in Victoria.
The NDIA today has released two new reports which provide key insights into supports provided to NDIS participants during the COVID- 19 pandemic.
The NDIA is not cutting funding for support coordination, and it is incorrect to say funding is no longer available for support coordinators.