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OTA helps secure significant pay increase for NDIS providers

The announcement earlier in the year that occupational therapists working with NDIS clients will receive an increase in the hourly fee they are paid, is a gratifying outcome for all who lobbied hard to achieve it. An increase in the hourly rate paid by the National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA), from $179 to $190 per …

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NDIS review to cut red tape and wait times

David Tune AO PSM has been appointed to conduct a review of National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) legislation and rules, which in turn will inform the development of the Morrison Government’s promised NDIS Participant Service Guarantee. Minister for the National Disability Insurance Scheme, Stuart Robert, said the review of the National Disability Insurance Scheme Act …

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Measuring quality of life in aged care

Understanding what good quality of life means to aged-care consumers could assist economic evaluation of services, researchers say. Their work, titled A Good Life: Developing a New Quality of Life Instrument with Older People For Economic Evaluation in Aged Care, is a three-year project based at Flinders University’s Caring Futures Institute, a dedicated research centre for …

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