Includes support for a participant to ensure that they obtain or retain appropriate accommodation. This can include guidance or undertaking work on a participant’s behalf.
ASSISTANCE WITH DAILY LIFE TASKS IN A GROUP OR SHARED LIVING ARRANGEMENT
This support cluster incorporates assistance with and/or supervising tasks of daily life in a shared living environment, which is either temporary or ongoing, with a focus on developing the skills of each individual to live as autonomously as possible.
ASSISTANCE WITH DAILY PERSONAL ACTIVITIES
Assisting with and/or supervising personal tasks of daily life to enable the participant to live as autonomously as possible. These individual supports can be provided in a range of environments, including but not limited to, the participant’s own home.
Behaviour support includes a plan developed that aims to limit the likelihood of behaviours of concern developing and /or increasing.
COMMUNITY NURSING CARE FOR HIGH CARE NEEDS
This is the provision of specialist care for participants who have high care needs. This involves support from a person with a high level of training to respond to the participant’s complex needs.
DAILY LIVING AND LIFE SKILLS
Development of daily living and life skills focuses on training and development activities undertaken by the participant or their carer to increase their ability to live as autonomously as possible.
MANAGEMENT OF SUPPORTS
This support focuses on strengthening the participant’s ability to undertake tasks associated with the management of their supports. Plan management is the financial management of the plan supports including making payments to providers, expense claims processing, developing monthly statements for participants and claiming for payment from NDIA.
COMMUNITY SOCIAL AND CIVIC ACTIVITIES
Assisting participants to participate actively in community, social and civic activities. Including support during these activities, and developing participants’ ability to partake in these activities.
SPECIALISED ASSESSMENT OF SKILLS AND ABILITIES AND NEEDS
This cluster is the provision of specialised assessment where the participant may have complex or unclear needs or requires long term and/or intensive supports.
Therapeutic supports are provided to assist the participant to apply their functional skills to improve participation and independence in daily, practical activities in areas such as Language and communication, Personal care, Mobility and movement, Interpersonal interactions and Community living.
INDEPENDENT TRAVEL TRAINING
Supports in this cluster focus on assisting the participant with specific skills development that will enhance the ability of the participant to travel and use public transport independently. This includes training in driving, using adapted equipment or vehicle modification.