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  • Home & Living

SIL Workshop Series

2022 is bound to be an even bigger year for NDIS Home and Living than 2021 and DSC is rising to the challenge.

This series builds the foundations of a robust, responsive, viable service, and respond to emerging best practice approaches. Check back often, we've got big things planned!

Intro to Home and Living: Supports in the home

2021 marked a turning point for Home and Living Supports. This introductory workshop unpacks support types, explores the future of flexible funding and highlights how to align organisational structure.

Expect to learn about:

  • The Home and Living funding process

  • Supported Independent Living (SIL)

  • Individualised Living Options (ILO)

  • Flexible Core Supports

  • The landlord role Vs the support worker role: how, when and why to separate

Individualised Funding: Supported Independent Living

Think you finally understand Rosters of Care?

Well, they’ve changed the rules. Quoting for shared support is now more complex and adapting to the new rules is mission critical.

DSC experts will explore:

  • Supported Independent Living Operational Guideline and Provider Guidance

  • Using the Roster of Care to unpack funding outcomes

  • Creating and negotiating provisional funding budgets

  • Differentiating Proactive and Reactive supports

  • Understanding what evidence is likely to assist the desired outcome

Implementing Support Budgets: Supported Independent Living

SIL funding is changing. Program viability demands we respond with both an operational and financial mindset.

We will cover:

  • What is a recommended support budget or Roster of Care and how do they work?

  • Are your Agreements helping or hurting?

  • What can we charge for and how?

  • Preparing for recurring issues

  • New ways of supporting people

Presenters

Brent Woolgar

Brent is a bona fide master of Specialist Disability Accommodation (SDA) detail, which considering he is an engineer is not surprising. Brent has built his reputation as one of the sector's leading experts in SDA with involvement in over 50 SDA related projects to date, ranging from parent groups, small organisations, large national organisations, state governments, community housing providers, for-profit investors, developers and many financial institutions. What Brent doesn’t know about SDA is probably the stuff the NDIA don’t know themselves yet. Brent brings a unique skill set to NDIS Housing, with over 25 years consulting experience in accessible design as well as a lived experience as the proud father of teenage identical twins, one of whom has cerebral palsy.

Rebecca Brissett

As a presenter, trainer and consultant Rebecca delivers education with a practical engaging approach that consistently results in people coming back for more. Smarts and experience combined, her expertise is in the ‘living’ part of home & living (in all its NDIS complexities). From finance to quality systems, from partnerships to management, Rebecca understands service tensions while always keeping focus on the people who matter. If you want someone to assist with change at a pace that succeeds, you want Rebecca Brissett.

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