Description of NDIS Support Items

Recovery Station is registered to provide the following support items for National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) participants in NSW:

Cluster

Support Item

Description

Assistance to access and maintain employment

Workplace assessment

Workplace assessment conducted by workplace rehabilitation provider to determine adjustments or modifications to workplace or work processes to ensure employment is maintained and matches the employees capabilities

Specialised assessment of skills, abilities and needs

Specialist assessment of skills, abilities and needs

Specialised assessment of needs by a professional

Assessment of driving

Assessment, of ability to driving using adapted equipment or vehicle modification by a Driver Trained Occupational Therapist

Therapeutic Supports

Physiotherapy with an individual

Development of a home program or delivery of physiotherapy to develop or relearn postural movement skills and functional movement patterns; seating and mobility support, positioning and movement in daily activities, or exercise and advice on physical activity

Physiotherapy in a group

Delivery of Physiotherapy support in a group setting to develop or relearn postural and movement skills and functional movement patterns, seating and mobility support, positioning and movement in daily activities; &/or exercise and advice on physical activity

Occupational Therapy with an individual

Provision of individual Occupational Therapy to assist with daily activities. Focus on activities of daily life to support changes in functioning and wellbeing. May include recommendations to address environmental barriers, sensory difficulties and safety

Occupational Therapy in a group

Provision of Occupational Therapy in a group setting to assist with activities of daily living, focusing on supporting positive changes in the person’s functioning, development and wellbeing, environmental barriers, sensory difficulties, safety

Training for independence in travel and transport

Specialised driving training and testing

Training provided by a Driver Trained Occupational Therapist in driving using adapted equipment, or extra tuition required due to a person’s disability

Mobility and orientation training

Training by an allied health professional in mobility skills or orientation for a person with visual impairment

Behaviour support

Training for carers and others in behaviour management strategies

Training for carers and others in behaviour management strategies required due the persons disability

Intensive behavioural Intervention support

Highly specialised intensive support interventions to address significantly harmful or persistent behaviours of concern. Development of behaviour support plans that temporarily use restrictive practices, with intention to minimise use of these practices

Group therapy, family group therapy

Group based interventions to assist in psychosocial or relational issues, required due the person’s disability

Behaviour support/ management plan

Planned strategies to limit behaviours of concern developing or increasing. Assistance to the participant and support persons to identify behaviours such as harm to themselves/others and to design specific positive behaviour strategies for the support person

Assistive products and equipment –
Assistive technology specialist assessments, set up and training

Wheeled mobility equipment: Selection, configuration or training

Provision and training in the use of wheelchairs, specialised strollers and mobility scooters for people with disability

Vision equipment for communication or household management assessment, set up and training

Recommendation of vision equipment related to the management of written communication on paper or electronically, or other household management such as cooking or cleaning

Transfer equipment: assessment, set up, training

Use of hoists and other transfer equipment for people with disability and their carers

Specialised seating: selection, fitting and follow up

Therapists time for selection and fitting of complex customised or custom ade seating. Does not include technicians time which is provided under the price of the product or specialised set up and delivery

Home modifications design to meet participants functional needs

Home modifications designed by an Occupational Therapist for a participant’s needs

Environmental control unit recommendation, set up and training

Assistance in selecting, setting up and training participant using adapted or specialist environmental control equipment

Driving modifications: recommendation and/or training

Recommendation of vehicle modifications and training in their use by a Driver Trained Occupational Therapist

Computer and other technology recommendation, set up and training

Assistance in selecting, setting up and training participants using adapted or specialist computer equipment

Communication equipment: assessment, set up and training

Recommendation, assessment and training on augmentative communication equipment for people with vision, hearing or communication impairments

Ambulant mobility equipment: Selection, configuration or training

Provision and training in the use of walking aids for people with disability

Recovery Station

Ph: 1300 588 851

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