The WA National Disability Insurance Scheme (WA NDIS) and the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) provide individualised support for people with disabilities, their families and carers. You must meet eligibility criteria to access these schemes.
Currently, the NDIS is well underway in many areas across Perth including the Hills and surrounding areas, Cockburn-Kwinana, Armadale, Serpentine and Jarrahdale and the Lower South West. The NDIS will be available to all eligible Western Australians within three years of the state-wide roll out which will start Saturday, 1 July 2017.
The roll out will begin on Saturday, 1 July 2017 in the Kimberley-Pilbara region, the remaining South Metro region and the Perth Hills.
Continuing in 2018, the NDIS will roll out on Sunday, 1 July 2018 in the Goldfields Esperance communities, North Metro and the remaining Wheatbelt, South West and Central South Metro.
In 2019, beginning Monday, 1 July 2019 the NDIS will roll out into the Midwest Gascoyne, Great Southern, Central North Metro and South East Metro.
The WA NDIS and NDIS provides increased choice and control to the person with disability, their family and carers.
Senses Australia is registered WA NDIS and NDIS service provider and can provide a comprehensive range of disability services to individuals with disability, their families and carers.
National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) in WA – Information Sessions
From Saturday, 1 July 2017 the NDIS in WA started rolling out across Western Australia. In preparation for this a series of information sessions are being held across Western Australia for people with disability, their families and carers.
As part of these series of information sessions, Senses Australia and the NDIS in WA are hosting sessions specifically for people who are deaf and hard of hearing, people who are blind or have low vision and people who are deafblind.
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