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National Disability Insurance Scheme

The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) represents a new way of providing community and individual support to people with disabilities and their families.

Northern Carers Network is an ' Approved Provider' for the National Disability Insurance Scheme.

As an NDIS provider we are pleased to be able to offer increased support to families in the Northern Region of Adelaide who are able to access the scheme.

What NCN Can Provide

We will provide a person centred approach to care for people with disabilities and their families.

We can provide support to children, young people and adults with a disability.

To achieve this our Disability Support Workers are skilled qualified workers providing the highest level of support to families.

All staff are screened in accordance with child and disability service legislation and undertake ongoing professional development to ensure the highest quality of care and support is provided to you and your family.

Supports Available

Northern Carers Network can offer a range of direct services and supports to clients and their families. The support clusters we are currently approved for are as follows:

  • Assistance in coordinating or managing life stages, transitions and supports (e.g. case management/coordination of support services)
  • Assistance with daily personal activities (e.g. respite/one on one support)
  • Household tasks (house cleaning and other household activities)
  • Participation in community, social and civic activities (group based activities in a centre weekdays and Saturday's, individual and group support out in the community.

Our services

Services offered by Northern Carers Network Inc include:

  • Saturday Kids – social, recreational centre based group activity program for children aged 0 to 10 years.
  • Tons of Fun – recreational centre based group activity program for school aged children (5-18)
  • Time Out – Community, social and recreational small group activities.
  • Respite – in and out of home to support daily personal activities.
  • Household Tasks – in home support with household tasks.
  • Coordination of Service – supporting linkages and connection to services
The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) represents a new way of providing community and individual support to people with disabilities and their families. The NDIS uses an insurance approach similar to Medicare, ensuring that individual disability costs are shared among the wider community.

Importantly, the NDIS support choice for people with a disability, Carers and their families. This is achieved by giving people control of the supports they receive, that best respond to their needs.

Northern Carers Network is now a registered provider with the NDIS. We are pleased to be able to offer increased support to families in the Northern Region of Adelaide who are able to access the scheme.

As a registered service provider, our focus is on working with people with a disability and their families, adopting a person centred approach, to support them to identify and achieve their goals.

With the roll out of the NDIS for children 0-14 we are able to support families with approved plans to access existing programs such as Saturday Kids and Tons of Fun along with other flexible respite options to maintain informal supports for families. Northern Carers Network can offer a range of direct services and supports to clients and their families.

The support clusters we are currently approved for are as follows:

  • Assistance in coordinating or managing life stages, transitions and supports (e.g. case management /coordination of support services)
  • Assistance with daily personal activities (e.g. respite/one on one support)
  • Household tasks (house cleaning and other household activities)
  • Participation in community, social and civic activities (group based activities in a centre) Weekdays and Saturday, individual and group support out in the community.

disability services


 For further information please contact us here or download and view our NDIS support brochure below.

disability services brochure


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contact us

 

phone   8284 0388

fax         8284 0399

email     office@ncnw.org.au

support groups

 

Northern Carers Network offers access to a range of Support Groups for Carers. Some are specialised and others are more general. Some groups meet monthly and some fortnightly. Some share coffee and a chat and others hear from guest speakers or go out and about. What they all have in common is they provide an opportunity for Carers to connect with people in similar circumstances to their own.

View the list of support groups here.