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The Best Government Initiatives Recently Introduced for National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) in Australia

by Melissa Bell
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The turns of 2012 through to 2018 have seen some impressive developments in national policies in several aspects under the current government. Many of these are focused on presenting disadvantaged people, such as refugees, minorities and disabled people a better leg to stand on under the Australian morale of providing everyone with a ‘Fair go’.

The initiatives undergone have allowed disadvantaged Australians and refugees alike to further make use of the country’s resources. With these policies both having been put in place and, looking ahead, in the process of being implemented; Australia is looking at a brighter future for the generations of tomorrow to live, grow and build upon the country’s standing in the world.

Currently, there are many implementations being out in place to advantage disabled Australians who otherwise have no means of supporting themselves without the help they are required.

The NDIS is just one of the government organisation that seek to provide this help through supporting disabled people in a number of ways. One such way is the providing of individual cases with the means for help through structured assistance.

NDIS therapy provides disabled Australians with much easier access to information that will point them in the direction of suitable support options, help to build and provide an individual capacity through things such as diagnosis, peer support, development of skills and a wide range of other admirable supports for those in need.

After it’s initial introduction in 2012 by then prime minister Julia Gillard, the bill to begin funding was passed in March, 2013; the NDIS has since supported thousands of disabled Australians across the country.

Going ahead into the new year, the NDIS seek to help more and more people as operations expand across Australia to reach those in need who were previously unable to be helped.

Currently, they are working on providing more access to social environments so that these people may be integrated into a more healthy, happy way of living. Some such ways this is being done is the arrangement of sporting events, study, communal activities and other interests taken by the individuals requiring such support.

If eligible, this organisation is working around the clock to provide support in developing individualised plans to fully optimise the help received by each person’s case. These plans are based around the goals and aspirations of each individual case and how they may be achieved.

Helping disabled people achieve these goals is done by providing them with proper functional support that is required for each person to effectively participate in the fields they wish to be a part of.

On top of this, people who are receiving this help are offered the opportunity to properly plan their goals out so that they can structurally set out to achieve them.

Each case receives a lifetime commitment guarantee that there will always be support for those who need it the most. Working with friends and family of the individual requiring help is just a simple one of the steps taken to ensure a full support circle for not only the affected individual but their family and friends, as they realise the strain such cases can put on families.

If an individual has a disability that is likely to be permanent and affect basic every day tasks, they will be provided with this support as well as the possible eligibility to receive funding.

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According to Transforming The Nation, another important aspect of support that is covered and respected as an important issue is the query of affordable housing. They will assist in providing a stable housing for individuals in need of such support, however are not responsible for the housing needs of the participants.

There are many ways in which disabled people can now receive support within Australia and NDIS therapy provides an excellent service for these people. Perhaps one of the most incredible supports provided for the disadvantaged citizens within Australia, they seek to ensure that everyone and anyone living in a disadvantaged lifestyle due to disability receives the opportunities that they deserve as human beings.

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All in all, Australia is certainly heading in the direction of a very bright future in which people from all walks of like can truly feel accepted in such a vast, loving community. The government has been doing their best to ensure this for years now and, as recent developments go, have successfully pointed this great country into the right direction.

The day that everyone in Australia can feel loved and supported is only just around the corner.

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