Making the NDIS Work for Young People in Aged Care – ProBono Australia

Young people in aged care are struggling to get onto the National Disability Insurance Scheme. Commonwealth and state governments, as well as the NDIA, need to take action, writes Luke Bo’sher from the Summer Foundation. Extract There are over 6,000 young people in aged care waiting to get onto the NDIS. These young people are … [Read More] Making the NDIS Work for Young People in Aged Care – ProBono Australia

How to Connect Young People in Nursing Homes to the NDIS: A practice guide – Summer Foundation

A practice guide for people supporting young people in nursing homes to gain access to the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS), and to achieve their goals through developing plans and supports and services that can build better lives. Extract This guide is intended as a helpful tool for anyone working with young people (65 and … [Read More] How to Connect Young People in Nursing Homes to the NDIS: A practice guide – Summer Foundation

Dementia News, May 2016 – Alzheimer’s Australia

Extract from the CEO’s report As the latest edition of Dementia News hits your inbox, we are digesting the 2016-2017 Federal Budget announcement and the implications for people with dementia and their carers. There were no new major policies or programs to support people with dementia. It is disappointing that at a time when dementia is … [Read More] Dementia News, May 2016 – Alzheimer’s Australia

New Housing Options For People with Significant Disability: Design Insights – Summer Foundation

The Summer Foundation is building housing demonstration projects with apartments designed for people with disability peppered throughout larger residential developments. There is a space onsite for disability support workers to provide 24 hour on call support. This 3 minute video demonstrates the smart home technology in our first housing demonstration project in inner Melbourne that was … [Read More] New Housing Options For People with Significant Disability: Design Insights – Summer Foundation

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