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Core Supports - Assistance with Daily Life

Updated: Aug 9

This is the first installment in our NDIS Funding Categories series where we discuss what plan categories are available and what they can be used for.


The first 4 blogs in the series will cover our Core Supports.

What are Core Supports?


Core Supports help you with everyday activities, your current disability-related needs and to work towards your goals. Your Core Supports budget is the most flexible, and in most cases you can use your funding across any of the following four support categories. However, there are instances where you do not have flexibility in your funding, particularly for transport funding.


Assistance with Daily Life

Assistance with Social & Community Participation

Consumables

Transport



Part 1 - Assistance with Daily Life


This support category relates to assistance with or supervising personal tasks of daily life to enable the participant to live as autonomously as possible. These supports are provided individually to participants and can be provided in a range of environments, including in the participant's home.


Examples of supports that can be funded under this category are:


Support workers to assist with self-care activities or domestic activities

House cleaning

Linen service

Yard maintenance

Short & medium-term accommodation

Respite

Meal preparation & delivery (if specified in the participant's plan)

Assistance in supporting independent living

Capacity building & training in self-management and plan management

Delivery of disability-related health supports by an enrolled or clinical nurse or by a nurse practitioner


It's important to note that while the above are the most common claims that are made from this funding category, not all participants will require all of the above, it's up to the participant along with their team to determine what supports are reasonable & necessary and what fits within their budget.


Questions? Contact us at admin@hbplanmanagement.com or on 07 4334 0002.

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