Spinal Life Australia is a registered NDIS provider supporting people with spinal cord damage and other physical disabilities, permanent or temporary through a range of specialist services.
How Spinal Life Australia can support your NDIS plan
Navigating the NDIS can be tricky but you don’t have to do it alone.
Our Supports Coordination team can help you get the most out of your NDIS plan and plan reviews, giving you more freedom and independence to achieve your goals.
You can also use your NDIS plan to access funding for specialist services including*:
- Personal care at home and in the community
- Occupational Therapy for access to assistive technology prescriptions, aids, equipment and modifications
- Driving Assessments
- Exercise Physiologists
- Peer Support
- Short-term accomodation
Contact us to find out more about using your NDIS plan to access our services.
*Service availability may vary by location
The NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commission
The independent NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commission works to improve the quality and safety of NDIS supports and services.
It is available in New South Wales, South Australia, Tasmania, Victoria, the Australian Capital Territory, Queensland, and the Northern Territory.
Western Australia will have access to the NDIS Commission from 1 July 2020.
Participants are encouraged to contact the NDIS Commission to raise a concern or make a complaint, with the aim of improving the quality and safety of NDIS supports and services.
Read about the NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commission by clicking here.
To find out more, visit www.ndiscommission.gov.au or call 1800 034 544.
Am I eligible to become an NDIS participant?
If you are between the ages of 7 and 65, have Australian residency, and have a permanent and significant disability such as spinal cord damage, you may be eligible to sign up for the NDIS.
You can access a NDIS eligibility checklist here.
If you live in Queensland and your disability was the result of a motor vehicle or work-related accident, you may be eligible for funding under the National Disability Insurance Scheme Queensland (NIISQ).
If you are over 65, you may be eligible to receive funding from My Aged Care.
How do I access the NDIS?
You can apply for the NDIS by contacting the National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) on 1800 800 110 and requesting an Access Request Form.
If you would like assistance with your NDIS application, feel free to contact us using the form below.