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What can a disability support coordinator do for you?

Learn about the many ways these coordinators can help make your experience with disability support services better.

What can a disability support coordinator do for you?

Learn about the many ways these coordinators can help make your experience with disability support services better.

When you or the person under your care applies for disability support services, you can choose to receive funding for the said services from the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS). But after becoming a participant, you’ll need to make an NDIS plan.

A disability support coordinator’s job is to help you or the person under your care understand the many aspects of your plans and give you the support you need to achieve your goals.

When you or the person under your care applies for disability support services, you can choose to receive funding for the said services from the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS). But after becoming a participant, you’ll need to make an NDIS plan.

A disability support coordinator’s job is to help you or the person under your care understand the many aspects of your plans and give you the support you need to achieve your goals.

How can a disability support coordinator help you?

THere are some of the ways a support coordinator can give you a hand:

They assist you in understanding your plan

If you or the person under your care has little to no knowledge of what your NDIS plan entails, it’ll be difficult for you to get the best out of it.

NDIS support coordinators are very knowledgeable and experienced in everything related to the NDIS and disability support services. 

They aim to fully understand your specific needs and give you advice and recommendations to help you become aware of how the plan will affect you or the person under your care in the long run.

They help you understand the options available

Sometimes, you may not be fully aware of the kinds of support available to you. Your NDIS coordinator will tell you about the support and services available to you that will suit your’s or the person under your care’s unique circumstances.

They’ll help you improve your plan

Your NDIS plan may need to change and adapt over time so that the relevant individuals can make the best out of it. The coordinator will work with you or the other person under your care to evaluate how the plan has worked so far and make the necessary adjustments.

How can a disability support coordinator help you?

Here are some of the ways a support coordinator can give you a hand:

    They assist you in understanding your plan

    If you or the person under your care has little to no knowledge of what your NDIS plan entails, it’ll be difficult for you to get the best out of it.

    NDIS support coordinators are very knowledgeable and experienced in everything related to the NDIS and disability support services. 

    They aim to fully understand your specific needs and give you advice and recommendations to help you become aware of how the plan will affect you or the person under your care in the long run.

    They help you understand the options available

    Sometimes, you may not be fully aware of the kinds of support available to you. Your NDIS coordinator will tell you about the support and services available to you that will suit your’s or the person under your care’s unique circumstances.

    They’ll help you improve your plan

    Your NDIS plan may need to change and adapt over time so that the relevant individuals can make the best out of it. The coordinator will work with you or the other person under your care to evaluate how the plan has worked so far and make the necessary adjustments.

    Shine Social and Communities—we help you get the best out of your NDIS plan

    We at Shine SC have helped people with disabilities in Australia and the UK for over two decades by enriching their lives through a person-centred, holistic and solution-focused approach.

    Our many support services, which include Saturday programmes, peer support, short-term accommodation, and Supported Independent Living, have helped our beneficiaries become more independent and feel empowered.

    We at Shine SC have helped people with disabilities in Australia and the UK for over two decades by enriching their lives through a person-centred, holistic and solution-focused approach.

    Our many support services, which include Saturday programmes, peer support, short-term accommodation, and Supported Independent Living, have helped our beneficiaries become more independent and feel empowered.

    What our beneficiaries say

    I like the Saturday program because I get to meet new people and make new friends. I like the activities that we get to do.

    Kristian L

    I like it when you go on the group. It gives me something to do , I like meeting people and I like the activities.

     

    Calen

    I love the Saturday group and I love being with everyone.

     

    Keely

    Great instructor, great technique and teaching style, I feel so good after my surfing session like my mind is clear and I can do this.

    Kris

    What our beneficiaries say

    I like the Saturday program because I get to meet new people and make new friends. I like the activities that we get to do.

    Kristian L

    I like it when you go on the group. It gives me something to do , I like meeting people and I like the activities.

     

    Calen

    I love the Saturday group and I love being with everyone.

     

    Keely

    Great instructor, great technique and teaching style, I feel so good after my surfing session like my mind is clear and I can do this.

    Kris

    FAQs

    If I have an issue with disability support services, will the coordinator help me out?

    Yes, they can. In the event you encounter any problems with a disability service, your coordinator can step in and help resolve the issue.

    Can I receive a coordinator as part of NDIS funding?

    Yes, you can. The NDIS will communicate with you or the person under your care to see if you’d want to nominate a support coordinator.

    How can I find support coordinators in my area?

    You can use the Provider Finder tool on the NDIS website to find support coordinators near you.

    Speak to our team to learn more about disability support coordinators and support services.



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