Get­ting NDIS ready

Central and North Burnett Times - - NEWS - Jack Lawrie jack.lawrie@cnbtimes.com.au

A SE­RIES of Na­tional Dis­abil­ity In­surance Scheme in­for­ma­tion ses­sions will take place in the North Bur­nett this month.

An NDIS spokesper­son said these ses­sions would pro­vide res­i­dents and car­ers with in­for­ma­tion to un­der­stand how the scheme would ap­ply to them.

“With the July 2018 com­mence­ment of the Na­tional Dis­abil­ity In­surance Scheme (NDIS) in the North Bur­nett re­gion, the Na­tional Dis­abil­ity In­surance Agency is host­ing in­for­ma­tion ses­sions to en­sure all po­ten­tial par­tic­i­pants and their fam­i­lies and car­ers as well as ser­vice providers are NDIS ready,” the spokesper­son said.

“These in­for­ma­tion ses­sions are for peo­ple with dis­abil­ity within the com­mu­nity, their fam­i­lies and car­ers and ser­vice providers and will pro­vide an over­view of the NDIS and how to ac­cess the Scheme, as well as guid­ance on how to be­come a regis­tered provider.”

The en­gage­ment co-or­di­na­tor for Cen­tral Queens­land con­tacted Monto Neigh­bour­hood Cen­tre seek­ing rec­om­men­da­tions for times and venues for the ses­sions.

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