Professional disability support services play a significant role in ensuring that differently-abled individuals stay connected to mainstream society. These support services focus on capacity building and skill development so that people with disabilities could become as independent as possible over time.
People with psychosocial disabilities often face stigma from society due to the episodic nature of their condition. Moreover, psychosocial disabilities can often be invisible to the eyes leading to the discrimination of persons suffering from it compared to other disability conditions. In an effort to improve the lives of people with psychosocial disabilities, the NDIA has developed a Psychosocial Disability Recovery-Oriented Framework. It includes information and principles that will make
Disability service providers are an integral part of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) as they are the conduits through which the participants are accessing the supports and services that they need.
Providing care and support for people with disabilities keeps the carers occupied all
the time with numerous responsibilities. Though they are the most compassionate people who
readily and happily provide the required support for people with disabilities, long hours of exertion can cause burnout.
People with disabilities require support and services to overcome bodily and behavioural challenges. They often struggle with complex and impulsive behaviours including self-harm, withdrawing from others, not cooperating with treatments and various other actions of concern.
Supported Independent Living (SIL) is a type of support that helps NDIS participants over the age of 18 to move out of their parent’s home and live with other housemates who
also have the same type of funding.
The mental health of people with disabilities is as much of a priority as their physical health, not to mention the fact that there are those suffering from specific psychosocial
disabilities as well.
Taking care of people with disabilities is a job that requires immense patience and
responsibility on the part of their carers and family members. The majority of the time, it is a
family member who is providing crucial care for differently-abled individuals instead of paid
One of the primary goals of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is to
help people with disabilities to live independently and build their capacity to take care of
themselves and become active members of their community.
The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is a government-funded social reform
that changed the face of disability care in Australia forever. However, getting access to the
scheme for people with severe mental health problems has always been a tough battle.