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The NDIS is a lot more than just a social responsibility – See how it makes economic sense

In Queensland, the level of annual expenditure is estimated to grow from $1.8 billion to $4.3 billion in 2020. This significant economic growth provides opportunities for current and new providers. The NDIS is a national scheme where people with disability have choice and control over how their supports are delivered and who delivers them. As […]

Quick Summary of NDIS Rules

There are certain rules set out by NDIS (Quality and Safeguards Commission), which directly affect providers. It is merely important to go through these once you have made up your mind to go for it. Are these rules specifically for provider only? The set of rules is a balanced approach to ensure that it covers […]

Mark the date providers – The NDIS is on its way to Victoria & Queensland

From 1 July 2019, the NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commission will start managing quality and safeguards in Queensland. Since 1st March 2019, Victoria ceased taking any new ‘pending state approval’ applications for the NDIS registration purposes. Now, providers intending to achieve the NDIS registration for services in-scope of the Victoria’s quality and safeguards arrangements will […]

What is an NDIS Audit Cycle?

An NDIS audit cycle is the repeated process in which NDIS-approved auditors review your organisation’s compliance with the Commissioner’s Practice Standards. These are carried out at regular intervals. The number and frequency of your audits vary according to how new your organisation is as an NDIS-registered provider and whether you qualify for a certification or […]

New centralised NDIS database – Disability workers are now all set to have portable screening credentials

As per rules already set by the NDIS commission, disability workers are required to be screened to ensure that they do not pose a risk to people with disability. As of now, whoever has applied for a disability worker screening check are all set to have portable screening credentials in an online centralised clearance database. […]

What is Version Control and Why Do I Need It?

With all the changes and updates made to your documents over time, you’ll soon lose track of who did what and when. That’s when version control comes in. Version control is a system of managing different versions of a document through a process of file naming and revision record keeping. Managing and organising your NDIS […]

New NDIS Price Guide – a Move Towards a More Sustainable NDIS

The latest changes to the NDIS Price Guide came into effect on 1 February 2019. There is now a three-tier price level for providers delivering supports for self-care activities and community, social and recreational access as opposed to the previous two levels. The three levels are as follows: Level 1 – for standard supports (as […]

Certification vs Verification – Understanding NDIS Registration

The NDIS registration process consists of a Stage 1 and Stage 2 Audit in which NDIS providers are to present evidence of outcomes against the relevant modules of the NDIS Practice Standards[. The NDIS Commission will determine the auditing type to be used based on the information you provided in your application. This will either […]

What is a Stage 2 Audit in the NDIS Registration Process?

The Stage 1 and Stage 2 Audits form part of the assessments against the NDIS Practice Standards that NDIS providers have to undertake when they renew or register under the National Disability Insurance Scheme. The scope and complexity of supports you deliver, the size of your organisation and your registration groups will determine if a […]

What is a Stage 1 Audit in the NDIS Registration Process?

The Stage 1 and Stage 2 [Audits form part of the assessments against the NDIS Practice Standards that NDIS providers have to undertake when they renew or register under the National Disability Insurance Scheme. The scope and complexity of supports you deliver, the size of your organisation and your registration groups will determine if a […]

What are the NDIS Practice Standards?

If you’re an individual or organisation registered under the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS), you should be familiar with the outcomes of the NDIS Practice Standards by now. For those thinking of registering to become an NDIS provider or simply curious about the benchmark for assessment, here’s a quick overview of the NDIS Practice Standards […]

What are the NDIS Commissioner’s Core Supports?

The NDIS Commissioner’s core supports are the standard requirements set out by the NDIS Commission in order for a provider to be qualified for NDIS registration. These consist of the outcomes and responsibilities for NDIS providers and are detailed within the core module of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) Practice Standards. The core supports […]