NDIS Provider Central Coast

NDIS Provider Central Coast

NDIS provider on the Central Coast

Home Caring provides personal NDIS services on the Central Coast, so everyone gets the chance at a happy, healthy life. From learning new skills to personal care, mobility equipment and social activities, we’ll support you with everyday life, so you can achieve your dreams.

As a registered NDIS provider on the Central Coast, we offer the following disability support services:

  • Personal care
  • Assistance with daily living tasks (e.g. laundry and grocery shopping)
  • Help preparing healthy meals
  • Assistive technology and independent living aids
  • Mobility equipment to keep you moving
  • Allied health therapy, (e.g. occupational therapy, physiotherapy and speech therapy)
  • Support to manage challenging behaviours
  • Support for mental health conditions
  • Care for your wellbeing and self esteem
  • Community participation and social activities
  • Improving relationships with your families
  • Help finding meaningful employment
  • Support to learn well at school
  • Modifications to make your home comfortable and safe
  • Respite care to give full-time caregivers a break
  • Transport around the community
  • Support coordination to help you stay on top of your supports
  • Help planning recreation activities and day trips
  • Learning daily life skills such as catching public transport
  • 24/7 support and overnight support for high care needs
  • Clinical care for complex needs
  • Short-term and medium-term accommodation in supportive living arrangements
  • Specialist Disability Accommodation (SDA) in selected suburbs
  • Supported Independent Living (SIL)
  • Support for children with special needs
  • Dementia care for younger onset dementia

…and more.

Our NDIS Team

Looking for NDIS providers on the Central Coast? Our locally based teams are made up of qualified nurses, support workers and disability care experts. Through our years of experience and training, we provide personalised support that’s based on each person’s unique needs.

We aim to give you true choice and control over your support. You are in charge of your NDIS support plan, and our team will work with you to provide quality support that addresses your concerns, helps you meet life’s challenges, and makes a noticeable difference in your life.

As a Central Coast NDIS service provider, we are:

An experienced pair of hands – we use our extensive experience, training and knowledge to provide quality care for complex conditions, and effective solutions to life’s challenges.

Great customer service – we pride ourselves on providing excellent services that put you at the centre of your care, while taking feedback on board.

A dedicated team – we truly want what’s best for you, and work hard to ensure you have the supports you need, and provide solutions to everyday challenges families face.

Personalised support – we don’t just treat people like a task to check off a list, but take the time to get to know you, hear your story, and provide care that meets your needs.

Always in your corner – we focus on what you can do, encourage you to make decisions about your life, and help you work towards your personal goals.

Specialists in our field – with many health care professionals on our team, we provide professional, best practice support for a wide range of complex conditions and disabilities.

A flexible service – as a NDIS approved provider on the Central Coast, we understand that your time is important. We provide services when it suits you, in keeping with your lifestyle, with family involvement if appropriate.

Frequently Asked Questions

How does the NDIS work?
What makes you eligible for NDIS funding?
What’s the process of applying for NDIS funding in Australia?
What if I’m not eligible for the NDIS?
How do I choose a NDIS provider on the Central Coast?
I’m not happy with my current provider. Can I switch to Home Caring?
Under the NDIS, what is a service agreement?
What is a NDIS support coordinator?
What types of NDIS services does Home Caring provide on the Central Coast?
What ages do you provide NDIS support for?
Which Central Coast suburbs do you provide NDIS support in?

How does the NDIS work?

The NDIS (National Disability Insurance Scheme) is a government program in Australia intended to provide funding for supports for individuals who live with a significant and permanent disability. Those who qualify as NDIS participants are granted funding by the government to gain access to a range of support services catered to their individual needs. These services can include domestic assistance, clinical care, behaviour support, skills training, transport and 24/7 support. The aim of these supports is to enable individuals to lead a more independent life within their local community.

At the core of the NDIS is choice and control for people living with disability. This person-centred approach puts you in charge of selecting your supports, as well as who delivers them. Once you've chosen your NDIS provider, you’ll establish a service agreement and work with them to develop a personalised plan that outlines your supports, according to your needs and goals.

Researching NDIS service providers on the Central Coast’s suburbs? Home Caring’s teams of professional support workers offer a wide range of NDIS supports tailored to individual needs. To learn more, please get in touch with our friendly team for a free consultation.

What makes you eligible for NDIS funding?

You might be eligible for the NDIS if you have a disability that significantly impacts your ability to carry out everyday tasks and participate in community life. You must be:

  • be an Australian citizen, permanent resident, or hold a Protected Special Category Visa
  • be younger than 65 years old at the time of your application
  • have a permanent and significant disability or impairment that substantially affects your ability to undertake everyday activities
  • Need support from the NDIS to reduce the impact of your disability and enables you to achieve your goals

To determine your eligibility, NDIS assessors use evidence such as medical reports, functional assessments from healthcare professionals, and information from other service providers. If a person is found to be eligible for NDIS funding, they will meet with a NDIS planner or Local Area Coordinator to develop a support plan in line with their goals.

What’s the process of applying for NDIS funding in Australia?

If you think you may be eligible for NDIS funding but aren’t sure where to start, here are some basic steps to guide you through the process of applying for funding.

  • To determine your eligibility for NDIS funding, start by completing the checklist available on the website. This brief questionnaire is a simple and efficient method for evaluating whether you meet the criteria for NDIS funding.
  • If you think you or your loved one might meet the eligibility criteria, you can apply for NDIS funding in two ways. The first is by making a verbal application over the phone by calling the NDIA on 1800 800 110. Alternatively, you can complete an Access Request form online, which will require you to provide identity confirmation, consent to collect your information, and your contact details. If necessary, you can also authorise someone to apply for the NDIS on your behalf.
  • As part of your application, you will need to provide proof of your Australian citizenship or permanent residency, your age, and details about your disability. Your treating healthcare professional – who can be a GP, paediatrician, occupational therapist, psychiatrist, psychologist, speech pathologist, or neurologist – will also be required to provide adequate evidence of your disability. This evidence should comprise of your diagnosis, its impact on your daily life, details of past and future treatments, and anticipated outcomes.
  • After submitting your application, the NDIA will review it to determine your eligibility for NDIS support services. If you are deemed ineligible, you can reapply in three months' time, as a degenerative disability or recently acquired traumatic injury can cause changes in your functional abilities over time.
  • The next step is looking for NDIS registered providers on the Central Coast. There are many options available, and each provider offers different services, fees and approaches to care.

Need help to access NDIS support services on the Central Coast? If you’d like guidance with the application process, please get in touch. Our friendly staff are available for a free consultation, and can assist you with the process. As a NDIS approved provider in Newcastle, we can also provide you with local supports once you are eligible, so you can get the care solution you need as soon as possible.

What if I’m not eligible for the NDIS?

The NDIS is designed to support people with disability in the community, but there may be instances when a person is not eligible for support. If you are in this situation, here are some options that may be available to you.

  • Explore other options – the NDIS website has many supports and services provided the Government and community sector. This may be applicable to you, if you are not eligible for the NDIS. This includes services for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, advocacy services, crisis support centres, CALD supports, education and employment assistance, and housing supports.
  • Contact your Local Area Coordinator (LAC) – even if you are not eligible for the NDIS, they may be able to connect you with other supports in your community that can help.
  • Pay privately – you can still book a support worker and pay privately for their services. Many providers offer affordable support that can help you with everyday tasks.
  • Review the decision – all eligibility decisions by the NDIA can be challenged through a review. If your application has been rejected, you can request a review of that decision.

How do I choose a NDIS provider on the Central Coast?

Choosing the right NDIS provider is crucial to ensuring you receive the supports that you truly need. Here are some tips that can help you make a decision you’re happy with

  • Consider what types of services you need, what kind of support you want, and what your goals are. Your LAC or support coordinator will help you develop a support plan that clearly outlines what you require.
  • Once you have a clear idea of your needs and priorities, research NDIS providers that specialise in the services you require. Look for providers that have a track record of delivering high standard of care, have a good reputation in the community, and align with your values and preferences.
  • Chat to other people about who they would recommend – often your friends and family may be in touch with providers who they have had a positive experience with. You can also research providers in your area by using the online search tool on the NDIS website.
  • Write a list of questions to take with you when you meet with providers, so you can find out the information you need to make a decision. Also consider the expertise and experience of the staff members who will be delivering your care, and find out about their qualifications and training.
  • Don't be afraid to ask questions and seek feedback from other clients who have used their services. Ultimately, the right NDIS provider is one that you’re happy with! They should be able to help you achieve your goals and live a fulfilling life, while providing quality of care.

I’m not happy with my current provider. Can I switch to Home Caring?

Yes, absolutely. To switch providers to Home Caring, you will need to get in touch your current provider and let them know that you would like to switch, according to the process outlined in your service agreement (this could include giving a notice period before being able to make the switch). Our team is here to guide you through the process, if you need any help. Please contact us for assistance.

Under the NDIS, what is a service agreement?

When you start receiving services from a NDIS provider, you will both need to sign a legally binding document called a ‘service agreement’, which specifies the services that you will receive as a NDIS participant.

The service agreement guarantees that you receive the necessary services from your provider, while outlining the terms and conditions of your relationship with them. This typically includes details regarding the support services offered, the associated costs, and the duration of the agreement. Additionally, the agreement may outline cancellation policies, service delivery schedules, and any other terms and conditions that you have mutually agreed upon with your NDIS provider.

To give you control over your NDIS plan, it's crucial that any service agreement you sign has a transparent and concise explanation of the services they will provide, along with the expectations and obligations of both parties. Remember to review the agreement thoroughly before signing, since it is a binding legal contract with your NDIS provider. If you are unsure about anything, it's important to seek clarification so you know exactly what you are agreeing to.

What is a NDIS support coordinator?

Under the NDIS, a support coordinator helps you understand your plan, and implement your funded supports effectively. Here are some of the tasks they take care of:

  • Explaining the funded supports in your NDIS plan to you
  • Helping you choose NDIS care providers on the Central Coast
  • Negotiating with providers about what services they will provide and the cost
  • Ensuring your service agreements and bookings are completed correctly
  • Helping you prepare for your plan review
  • Making sure you are getting the most value out of your funded supports
  • Helping you use the NDIS myplace online portal
  • Working with you to develop goals and how you can achieve them
  • Organising assessments for home support on the Central Coast
  • Putting you in touch with community services
  • Increasing your capacity to direct and manage your own support

What types of NDIS services does Home Caring provide on the Central Coast?

As NDIS home care providers on the Central Coast, we offer a wide range of services to suit different needs, for the fullest life. This includes:

  …and more.

To learn more about accessing NDIS care on the Central Coast, please get in touch with our caring team of disability support staff.

What ages do you provide NDIS support for?

As NDIS accredited providers on the Central Coast, we support people of all ages – from young children to teenagers, young people and older adults. We also have expertise in providing support to children with disability, enabling them to thrive each day through clinical, educational, social and personal care services that build their capacity for life.

For a free consultation from our disability care experts on NDIS home help on the Central Coast, please get in touch with our dedicated support staff.

Which Central Coast suburbs do you provide NDIS support in?

As we have more teams of professional support workers and health care workers ready to provide support, the areas where we provide Central Coast NDIS home care services is growing. To find out whether we provide professional care in your local area, please get in touch with our customer care team of disability care experts. As a NDIS approved service provider on the Central Coast, we’re ready to chat and assist with your needs.

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