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Understanding your NDIS Plan

What is Functional Capacity in my NDIS application?

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"I have a permanent disability but my NDIS application was rejected because of my functional capacity" This is something we hear often at MyCareSpace. Before we explain what functional capacity means in the NDIS arena, let's take a step back and look at the eligibility requirements of the NDIS.

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How do I activate my NDIS plan?

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Has the NDIS sent you a message containing your Activation Code and you're wondering how on earth to get your NDIS Plan activated? 

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What is Social and community Participation Funding in my NDIS plan?

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This is part 1 in our series of upcoming resources related to Social and Community Participation funding in your NDIS plan and what you can spend it on!

So, What is Social and Community Participation in my NDIS Plan?

Social and Community Participation funding can be found in both the CORE and CAPACITY BUILDING parts of your NDIS Plan:

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WEBINAR: Organising my NDIS supports

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During the webinar our speakers, Andrea and Nicole will address the following key questions:

How do I use my different NDIS funds?
How do I find supports that will fit my needs and help me achieve my goals?
How do I best organise my supports?

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NDIS Goal Setting for your child

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Why set goals in an NDIS plan?

When we set goals we are aiming to achieve something. 

A common method for goal setting is to set SMART goals.

SMART goal is a goal that is:

  • Specific
  • Measureable
  • Achievable
  • Realistic 
  • Timely

For example, if I just say I want to lose weight, I’m unlikely to do it.  But if say I want to lose 5kg over 6 months by not eating after dinner and exercising 5 days a week, then I’m much more likely to succeed. 

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Disability Housing – Moving out!

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Are you ready? Most people feel nervous right before they move. This is where your goals can help you, even stick them on your wall to help you get past any nerves.

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Disability Housing – Find the house and get it!

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Once you know your needs and restrictions and have defined the type of housing that you want it is time to search and apply for the house and the funding

It can be a juggle getting the timing right as sometimes you need the housing first to apply for the funding and sometimes you need the funding to apply for the house.

Providers and Real Estate agents are aware of this juggle so the best thing to do is be honest and keep them up to date with where you are at.

When it's time to search and apply for funding, here are the options:

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