How We Can Help
Drake Medox has been a proud supporter of the NDIS since its inception in 2017. Whether you require 24x7 support through your Supported Independent Living Plan (SIL) to accessing the community with your Core Supports, we can help. Accredited Nationally through the NDIS, Drake Medox will tailor the supports to ensure you reach your service goals. Your program is developed around the foundation of knowledge, expertise, flexibility and of course our amazing staff. Your goals are our goals and we work closely with you to achieve them. We provide a range of supports services around daily living activities including the following clusters from the NDIS:
• Assist - Personal Activities
• Assist - Life Stage Transition
• Assist - Travel and Transport
• Behaviour Support
• Community Nursing Care
• Daily Tasks & Shared Living
• Development - Life Skills
• Household Tasks
• Participate Community
• Training - Travel Independence
Why Choose Drake Medox as Your NDIS Provider?
Dedicated local consultant
24/7 responsive support
NDIS approved provider (national)
Trusted name since 1961
Specialists in high & complex care
What is the NDIS?
There are around 4.3 million Australians who have a disability. Within the next five years the NDIS will provide an estimated 500,000 Australians aged under 65, who have permanent and significant disability with funding for supports and services. For many people, it will be the first time they receive the disability support they need. The scheme is run by the National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA).
Am I eligible for the NDIS?
Am I eligible for the NDIS? To qualify for an individual support package with the NDIS, the following requirements need to be met:
- have a permanent disability that significantly affects your ability to take part in everyday activities
- be aged less than 65 when you first access the scheme
- be an Australian citizen, live in Australia and hold a permanent visa or hold a Protected Special Category Visa. You can also use the Eligibility checklist to determine if you potentially quality for the scheme.
How do I apply?
If you meet the eligibility criteria you can ask to become a participant by completing an Access Request Form. If you are already receiving disability support services, the National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) will contact you when it becomes available in your area.
What can be funded?
The NDIS has been designed to suit the needs of every individual, and for our clients it can cover things like:
- Daily personal activities
- Transport to participate in community, social, economic and daily life activities
- Workplace support to gain or maintain employment
- Therapeutic supports, including behaviour support
- Help with household tasks
- Assessment of aids or equipment, including set up and training
When and where does the NDIS start?
The NDIS is available across Australia and is rolling out in Western Australia. Check your state and territory to find out about the NDIS in your area.
How is my NDIS plan developed?
Once the NDIS confirms you are an eligible participant, a planner will arrange to meet with you. Attending a planning meeting, either in person, or over the phone, is the best way for the NDIS to gather all your information to develop the best plan for you. During your planning meeting, make sure you discuss the goals/activities/tasks you want to achieve with your ECEI Coordinator, LAC or NDIA planner. They will undertake a full review of the supports and services you currently receive. Using the information discussed, your planner will then develop a support plan that best meets your needs and your goals. Drake Medox would also welcome any opportunity to talk throughout the planning process to discuss your goals and potential support requirements.
How do I select my NDIS service provider?
When you have an approved NDIS plan, you need to understand the different budgets and who can help you start using your plan, and how your plan is managed. It is now up to you to choose what supports and services you feel you need to achieve your goals, who provides them and when and where they are delivered. When you’re working on your support plan, you can nominate Drake Medox at any time as your service provider. Once your support plan and budget are approved, you then select your service provider. If Drake Medox is selected, in accordance with the plan, we then develop and implement your “person centred” support plan working closely with you and your team. You can contact the team at Drake Medox today about the services we provide on 1300 360 070, or email firstname.lastname@example.org or enquire online.
Like to Find Out More?
Whether you are looking for disability, homecare or NDIS support services or skilled healthcare or allied health staff, Drake Medox is a great choice. Contact our experienced team today to learn more about our services.