How to Build a Great Team of Support Workers

Instead of relying on a single Support Worker alone, it is much better to have a great team of Support Workers who will be available to take on extra hours to ensure there are no gaps in supporting you. However, building your support team can also be challenging. In this article, we will offer some […]

Chris discovers the freedom to live an independent life full of passion and purpose

Chris Campbell - Member Story

Nothing can stop Chris from taking the path of independence and seizing every moment – not even quadriplegia. At age 19, Chris tragically suffered a diving injury to his neck. This has left Chris in a wheelchair for almost 32 years now, making his cherished hobbies and daily activities challenging – but also more fulfilling […]

Key Differences between NDIS Plan Management and Self-Managed NDIS

Key Differences between NDIS Plan Management and Self-Managed NDIS

An NDIS participant will have to decide how they should manage their NDIS funding. And decide which is the best option between Plan Management and Self-Management? Your situation, personality, and how much time you have are some of the factors that you will need to consider when choosing between the two. Both options allow control […]

2022 National Reconciliation Week

National Reconciliation Week

National Reconciliation Week 2022 begins today, with this year’s theme #BeBraveMakeChange – a call out to tackle the unfinished business of reconciliation. Reconciliation is about relationships, respect and trust. Through reconciliation, we strengthen the relationships between the wider Australian community and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples for the benefit of all Australians. One way […]

World Autism Month: Creating Awareness

World Autism Day

April is World Autism Month, and it begins with the internationally recognised, United Nations sanctioned World Autism Awareness Day on April 2. This year will be the 15th annual World Autism Awareness Day. This day aims to raise awareness and help the community to understand the limitations of living with autism every day. Did you […]

Support Coordination helps Andrew manage his NDIS plan

Andrew with Guide Dog Rhianna

National Disability Insurance Scheme participant Andrew Farrar-Pugh is achieving his goals with the help of Living My Way’s Support Coordination services. Andrew was a passenger in a car that had collided with a tree, which left him legally blind. He is completely blind in his left eye and sees out of a portion of his […]

Your Quick Guide on the National Disability Insurance Scheme Funding

Your Quick Guide on the National Disability Insurance Scheme Funding

 An estimate of 4.4 million people in Australia or 18% of the population has disabilities.  32% of them or 1.4 million are battling profound disabilities. Given this data, it is essential for the government to support a system that will address long-term disability care and support. This is how the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) […]

Life of a Support Worker

Support Worker

A Support Worker looks after the well-being of people who cannot tend to their daily living on their own. They help people with disabilities or mental health needs to reach their fullest potential by providing physical and emotional support. Support can look like many things. It could be helping you go to the park, attend […]

What is Support Coordination?

support coordination

Once you’ve set out your goals in your National Disability Insurance Scheme plan, you need to put this plan into practice – this is where Support Coordination comes in. Support Coordination helps you better understand the NDIS, links you up with service providers that are right for you, and connects you to support networks, both […]