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Total Funded Supports is the total of all funding over the various Support Categories.

The goals to which the funding attains too, “In this case Core Supports”.

If the services, supports, consumables and low cost assistive technology you wish to fund falls within the goals, then basically providing it meets the NDIS Act 2013’s criteria, the funds should be able to be used to purchase said support/ service, etc.

Core Supports, include the following categories of funding:

  • Core – Assistance with Daily Life
  • Core – Transport
  • Core – Consumables
  • Core – Assistance with Social, Economic and Community Participation
  • Low Cost Assistive Technology

 

If you wish to know for certain what funding was approved within the plan, you could always request “transparency of information” which will detail out exactly what services, supports, etc that have been approved.

In the case below, the funding has been approved for spending in the following areas:

  • Low to Mid cost Assistive Technology
  • Minor Repairs to Assistive Technology.
  • AT to assist in achieving goals and outcomes.
  • Assistance with Social, Economic and Community Participation
    • Assistance to Access Community, Social and Recreational Activities
    • Participation in Community, Social and Civic Activities
    • Community, Social and Recreational Activities
    • Group and Centre Based Activities
    • Centre Based Group Activities – Standard
    • Reports from service and supports to be provided 6 weeks prior to review date.