The in-kind Home Ventilation Program (Attendant Care) in NSW gives attendant care services to people who depend on a ventilator.
Level of support
Just like other supports in your NDIS plan, in-kind supports help you to pursue your goals.
If you get an in-kind support, its value should be included in your plan if it is reasonable and necessary.
If you already get attendant care supports through the Home Ventilation Program remember they have been pre-paid. You don’t need to pay for them with your NDIS plan funds.
The NSW Government pays certain service providers to deliver the Home Ventilation Program. If you use the program, one of these pre-paid providers will deliver your in-kind attendant care supports.
If you are unsatisfied with the level or quality of your attendant care, you should speak to your provider or NSW program manager.
You can also talk to your NDIS planner or LAC. They will help you resolve any support issues.
New participants and the NSW Home Ventilation program
Typically, new participants will not access the NSW Home Ventilation program. Contact your LAC or Support Coordinator for more information.