Some NDIS participants worry if they don’t spend their annual funds, they won’t be offered the same support in their next plan – and it’s harder for some to use what they’ve been allocated.
Reports of large-scale NDIS fraud show it’s time to work with participants and involve them in oversight.
While public health measures in schools and hospitals aim to reduce COVID transmission, people with disability who have support workers in their homes have largely been forgotten.
Residential disability care faces many of the same challenges as aged care. Paying close attention to these could help us avert a COVID-19 crisis in Victoria's disability accommodation.