Due to increased COVID-19 activity, the Western Australian Government has announced a 3-day lockdown commencing from 12.01am AWST 24 April 2021 until 12.01am AWST 27 April 2021 subject to health advice for Perth and Peel regions. Mask-wearing restrictions will also come into effect from 6.00pm AWST 23 April 2021 for Perth and Peel regions.
NDIS released the new Price Guide and Support Catalogue 2020‒21 which has been updated to reflect the indexed prices as a result of the Fair Work Commission Annual Wage Review 2019‒20. The latest Price Guide was published on 26 June 2020 and comes into effect 1 July 2020.
Participant plan funds will be automatically indexed from 1 July 2020 to take into account the decision of the Fair Work Commission and movement in the Consumer Price Index. This requires a systems update which is expected to occur on 11 July. Indexation will still apply from 1 July.
Enhancements have been made to the myplace provider portal, including:
We are here to support you during COVID-19 crisis. If you’re a Participant or a Nominee, we know you’re likely to be concerned about the impact of COVID-19 on the services you or the person(s) you care for are receiving.
Over the past few weeks due to the impact of the Coronavirus, NDIA have implemented a number of changes which I have summarised.
COVID-19 pandemic continues to spread worldwide and it is impacting the lives of people and businesses around us, we're writing to reassure you, that District 360 Supports has put a strategy in place to ensure our services to you continue through these difficult times.
District 360 is prioritising the health and safety of our employees, participants and providers by providing choice and control if the participant would like to continue supports during lockdown or offer alternative solutions to ensure the health, wellbeing and safety of our participants .However, while our working circumstances may change, we remain determine and committed to deliver you quality service.
If you’re a Participant or a Nominee, we know you’re likely to be concerned about the impact of COVID-19 on the vital services you or the person(s) you care for rely upon and we can ensure that our staff will be provided with Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to allow them to provide you supports in a safe environment.
Support Coordination Participants
We continue to be here for you to implement your plan, support with switching providers, or have any questions relating to your plan and/or require a plan review. The following outlines what will and won’t change in the coming weeks:
Support Service Participants
Support services are essential and support remain to be available unless you choose not to have support due to health conditions. During lockdown we will offer additional services to the community as follows;
We like to encourage all Nominees and Providers to exercise extra vigilance with hand hygiene and follow the Australian Government guidelines closely. This includes:
The emergence and alarming spread of COVID-19 has been a shock to us all, but we are confident that if we all practice due diligence and follow the necessary health and hygiene guidelines, our colleagues, loved ones and those vulnerable can be protected.
To learn more about COVID-19 please click on the link below:
Advice and guidance from World Health Organisation (WHO) on COVID-19 please use the below links:
Over the past few weeks due to the impact of the Coronavirus, NDIA have implemented a number of changes which have been summarised.
There is a lot of info but here are the main changes:
The NDIA have introduced a new page that covers the different questions/situations participants might find themselves in. It’s called the What happens when… page.
There has been lot of new information released. Here are a few pages you should check out:
These are really helpful changes that we are relieved to see. We know it doesn’t solve everything – but it is a good step forward.