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Joint Standing Committee releases report on NDIS Commission

After an inquiry that ran for almost 18 months, the report on the NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commission has been released, making 30 recommendations.
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New Support Coordination paper released

The long-awaited outcomes of a review of support coordination have been outlined in a new NDIA paper, Improving Support Coordination for NDIS participants.

Mind the gap!: A critique of the NDIA Disability Support Worker Cost Model

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The critique included obtaining cost data from a number of NDS members who, collectively, are delivering 5.5 per cent of the NDIA’s $23.5 billion in annualised core expenditure. These providers varied in size, geography and support mix types.

The providers supplied data on the costs associated with the delivery of non-SIL and/or SIL core supports as at 1 July 2021 for ordinary hours based on the categories within the DSWCM.The analysis indicates current NDIS prices for an hour of weekday, day time support fall significantly short of the costs experienced by most providers in the sector.

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