Insurance Scheme (NDIS)
Every NDIS participant has an individual support plan that lists their goals and funding. You are the focus of this plan, with all aspects designed to meet your needs, interests and aspirations. Glasshouse Country Care will support your choices and provide the guidance you need to get the most out of your NDIS plan.
NDIS participants use their funding to purchase supports and services to help them achieve their goals. Goals might include things like volunteering, getting a job, making friends or participating in local communities activities.
NDIS participants and their representatives control the support they receive, when they receive it and who provides it.
Types of support funded
The types of supports that the NDIS may fund for participants include:
daily personal activities
transport to enable participation in community, social, economic and daily life activities
workplace help to allow a participant to successfully get or keep employment in the open or supported labour market
therapeutic supports including behaviour support
help with household tasks to allow the participant to maintain their home environment
help to a participant by skilled personnel in aids or equipment assessment, set up and training
home modification design and construction
mobility equipment, and
If you are aged under 65 years and have a permanent and significant disability, you may be eligible for NDIS services. The NDIS provides support for people with disability to achieve their goals, participate in their community, and be part of the workforce. To become an NDIS participant you must satisfy each of the following conditions through an assessment that will be conducted by the National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA).
You have a permanent disability that significantly affects your ability to take part in everyday activities, such as dressing, showering, cleaning your house, or travelling around your community
You are aged less than 65 years when you register for the NDIS
You are an Australian citizen, hold a permanent visa, or have a Protected Special Category visa
What If I’m Not Eligible?
To ensure you receive the right support it’s important to find out if you’re eligible for the NDIS by completing your registration and assessment.
If you are not eligible for NDIS, aged under 65 years, and have a disability or other condition that restricts your ability to carry out everyday activities, you may be eligible for disability & health services through the Queensland Community Support Scheme (QCSS).
If you are over the age of 65 (or over 50 years for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders), you may be eligible for aged home care services through the Commonwealth Home Support Programme (CHSP).
an NDIS Participant
To start NDIS services, you need to become an NDIS participant by having your eligibility assessed and creating an NDIS plan with the NDIA for approved supports. To do this you need to:
Register with the National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA). Call us now on 5494 6948 for assistance to start your NDIS registration and find out if you’re eligible.
The NDIA will send you an Access Request Form that you will need to complete with your GP or specialist
If you satisfy the eligibility requirements, you will receive notification of your Initial Planning Meeting, which can be held over the phone or face-to-face.
Once you have received your approved NDIS Plan via post or the NDIA Participant Portal, you can contact Glasshouse Country Care as an NDIS participant to discuss the supports in your plan.
Glasshouse Country Care adheres to the price guide set by the National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA).
The NDIA updates prices on 1 July each year. If you self-manage your NDIS funds, you can negotiate the cost of the agreed service with your providers. For funds managed through the NDIA or a Plan Manager, NDIS registered providers cannot exceed the NDIS Price Guide.