Navigating the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)

Whether you’re someone with a disability, a carer, a family member, or just want to learn more about the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) – Primary & Community Care Services (PCCS) is qualified to help you.

PCCS is an Approved NDIS Provider offering specialist care and coordination services for:

  • Complex health issues
  • Social and welfare needs
  • Long term mental health issues
  • Psychosocial disability.

We are here to assist you in making a decision about whether you may want to apply for support under the NDIS. We can also help in managing, coordinating and supporting your plan – take a look at the brochure above to see our services or call us for a chat. If you want to learn more about the NDIS first, read on below.

To have a chat with one of our friendly team:

Call us on (07) 3186 4000, or email us at intake@pccs.org.au

The information following explains what the NDIS is; the role of the National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA); why you might want to apply for the NDIS; eligibility criteria for the NDIS, and what happens at various stages if you decide to apply for NDIS funding.

It also explains what happens if you decide not to apply for NDIS funding; what happens if your NDIS application is successful and what happens if your application is unsuccessful. We’ve included resources about who to contact if you need additional assistance at various stages.

Helping people adjust to unexpected changes beyond their physical health

''I was tired of being at home. I wanted to give something new a go.''

''PCCS are a more personalised service. They got through to what I wanted. They listen.''

Creating a personalised and holistic response

''The program shows injured workers that there are genuine people out there who actually actually do care about them and their social needs.''

Working with people to identify their unmet needs, and find a new way forward

''With PCCS I have gone places I didn't know how to get to.'''

''I've found the social prescribing program so beneficial in helping my recovery. It's been one of my only positive social connections during the week.''

1. What is the NDIS? Is it for me?

Included in this section:

  • What is the NDIS and who is involved?
  • Who is eligible?
  • Why might I apply for the NDIS?

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2. I think the NDIS may be for me. Useful things to know before I apply

Included in this section:

  • What can I apply for through the NDIS?
  • Will my current support be affected?
  • Compensation and insurance

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3. I’m ready to apply for the NDIS. What do I need to do?

Included in this section:

  • Yes, the NDIS could be for me. How it works
  • What evidence do I need for my application?
  • How do I know if and when I’ve been accepted into the NDIS?

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4. I have applied to the NDIS. What happens now?

Included in this section:

  • How do I know I’ve been accepted into the NDIS?
  • My NDIS application was successful, what happens now?
  • What is an NDIS Plan?

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5. I have a plan, now what?

Included in this section:

  • Which plan management option?
  • I want to self-manage my supports
  • Plan implementation

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6. I’ve completed my first year in the NDIS. 

Included in this section:

  • Review of my NDIS Plan
  • Measure progress and re-evaluate goals
  • What happens when there’s a gap between Plans

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7. Resources to help with the NDIS

Included in this section:

  • NDIS resources
  • Other useful resources
  • Advocacy services

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