Why this take course?
Whether it’s a new job, a different living situation, or a shift in the supports needed – an NDIS plan should roll with the changes and move through a participant’s life with them. So, if an NDIS plan is no longer right – you can request to have it changed.
Simple enough, right? Buuuut in practice, a ‘Change of Circumstances’ is a process. It involves paperwork, evidence and deadlines. Thankfully, this informative two-hour workshop sets you up for this process. You’ll build your skills, confidence and efficiency in submitting a Change of Circumstances so participants can get the supports they need,
What you'll gain
You’ll get an understanding of…
What does the NDIS Act, NDIS Rules and Operational Guidelines tell us about requesting a Change of Circumstance?
Understand the difference between a s47a plan variation and s48 plan reassessment
What is the difference between a Change of Situation, Change of Details, and Change of Circumstance?
What are the response times to a Change of Circumstance?
When do you submit a Change of Circumstance?
Step by step guide to completing a Change of Details or Change of Situation form
What risks are likely to expediate the NDIA response to a Change of Circumstance?
What evidence is needed for a Change of Circumstance?
What to do if a Change of Circumstance is rejected?
Who's it for?
Participants, Plan Nominees and Child Representatives
Allied Health Professionals
Anyone involved in submitting a ‘Change of Circumstance’
2 hour virtual workshop via Zoom
Downloadable copy of the slides for you to look back on
Useful links from the link queen herself, Charmaine
A sample Change of Details / Change of Situation form
Certificate of completion
Dr Kylie Morgan
Kylie completed her PhD in 2007, is an NDIS brainiac and is doubly brainiac-y on all things NDIS mental health. She has over 15 years experience working in the mental health, disability and aged care sectors. Kylie has extensive experience designing, implementing and evaluating mental health programs. Through her experience as a carer of her brother-in-law, Kylie has also developed a passion for assisting organisations to develop Specialist Disability Accommodation. In the course of her work and studies, Kylie has developed advanced skills in the management and development of staff, program design and establishment, stakeholder and consumer engagement, and budget management.
Based in Newcastle, Charmaine has been working with NDIS participants since the beginning of the trial sites and has made it her quest to learn everything that she can about the scheme. Prior to this, she worked in Early Intervention for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder and Developmental Delay. When she’s not running awesome training for Support Coordinators with DSC, Charmaine is the Director of Aurora Coordination and the mother of two children, the eldest of whom has autism. Everyone who has met Charmaine will know that she is a very powerful advocate for inclusion and self management. But what you might not know about Charmaine is that she used to be a professional ballroom dancer!