NDIS Updates – Release of Framework and Program Guidelines for Information, Linkages and Capacity Building (ILC)

The National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) have recently released the updated Information Linkages and Capacity Building (ILC) Commissioning Framework.  Click here to access.  This version incorporates the feedback received as part of the ILC consultation sessions held earlier in the year.

The ILC Commissioning Framework explains how the ILC Policy will be implemented by:

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2016-11-15T23:32:16+00:00November 15th, 2016|

WSCF “Roadmap to Aged Care Reforms” Video

WSCF developed a video resource to assist aged care providers, particularly those funded under the Commonwealth Home Support Program (CHSP), in unpacking proposed reforms.

The Aged Care Sector Committee released the aged care “Aged Care Roadmap” in April 2016, to provide advice on future directions for aged care. The Roadmap’s aim is to generate discussion across

2016-12-15T23:00:56+00:00September 19th, 2016|

NDIS – Framework for Information, Linkages and Capacity Building Just Released

Information, Linkages and Capacity Building (ILC),  previously known as Tier 2, is the component of the NDIS that provides information, linkages and referrals to connect people with disability, their families and carers, with appropriate disability, community and mainstream supports.  ILC will also ensure the NDIS establishes and facilitates capacity building supports for people with disability, their families, and carers

2016-10-14T00:24:43+00:00November 8th, 2015|

Just released: CHSP Client Contribution Framework

The Commonwealth Department of Social Services (DSS) has announced the release of the Commonwealth Home Support “Client Contribution Framework” and the “National Guide to the CHSP Client Contribution Framework”.

The Framework will be consolidated in to the CHSP Manual. In the interim, the Framework and the Guide are being published as separate documents and can be

2016-10-14T00:24:43+00:00October 19th, 2015|

NDIS Full Roll Out in NSW Announced

It has just been announced that NDIS will become available in the Western Sydney and Nepean Blue Mountains districts from July 2016.

The Western Sydney district covers the local government areas of Auburn, The Hills, Blacktown, Holroyd and Parramatta. Nepean Blue Mountains district covers Hawkesbury, Penrith, Blue Mountains and Lithgow LGAs.

With so many people coming into the scheme in such

2016-07-21T03:55:22+00:00September 16th, 2015|

CHSP Manual, Guidelines and Good Practice Guide Now Available

On 1st July 2015, the Department of Social Services released the much anticipated final version of the Commonwealth Home Support Programme Manual, CHSP Guidelines and Living Well at Home: CHSP Good Practice Guide.  To access
these documents click on the following links:

2016-07-21T04:06:34+00:00July 2nd, 2015|

DSS announces extension of current HACC contracts

The Commonwealth Department of Social Services (DSS) updated its website on 18 December 2014. The update announced the extension of current funding for HACC services, with time variations for certain service types.

This is much-awaited and welcome news, as the HACC sector prepares to transition to the new Commonwealth Home Support Program (CHSP) by June 2015.

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2016-10-14T00:24:44+00:00July 1st, 2015|