The NDIS is making it hard to access funding if you don’t detail out the following:

  • Benefits
  • How is it related to the disability
  • Risks if not funded

 

This is not always easy to do.

The following are examples of Benefits:

  • Independence
  • Increased skills
  • Improve my communication at home and within the community to become as independent as possible
  • Improved cholesterol, lower blood pressure, stronger bones and muscles, reduced risk of heart attack and many other positives can all stem from regular exercise.
  • Personal care, including showering and dressing
  • Daily life skills such as cooking, cleaning, gardening and doing laundry
  • Support in budgeting and household management
  • Development of social and communication skills
  • Quality of relationships
    Management and understanding of finances
  • Improved Health and wellbeing
  • Improve my communication skills
  • Decreased Isolation
  • Able to go to the grocery store for groceries from a list
  • Increase ability and skills with fine motor
  • Increase ability and skills with gross motor
  • To be in control of life choices and decision making
  • Increase confidence and independence
  • Increased mobility through the use of an electric wheelchair
  • Able to reach things in above counter cupboards, with the electric standup wheelchair
  • Ramps give access to the back and front yards
  • Home modification has improved safety and decreased risk in the bathroom