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What is the NDIS?

The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is an Australia-wide system of providing individualised planning, funding and support to people living with disability. It’s a lifetime approach to the delivery of support services that will change over time with your individual circumstances.

As a participant, the Scheme provides you with real choice, control and flexibility through personalised funding for the services that most benefit you. The NDIS is managed by the NDIA (National Disability Insurance Agency).

Who can I talk to about the NDIS?

You can talk to a team member from the Participant Engagement Department who will be happy to answer your questions about the NDIS.

Simply call 08 6253 4700.

You may also wish to contact the NDIS directly on 1800 800 110.

Am I eligible for the NDIS?

A person with a disability that is likely to be permanent and the disability makes it difficult to take part in everyday activities can access the NDIS. A person needs to meet disability criteria, or a child will need to meet the early intervention requirements, as well as age and residency requirements.

How to apply for the NDIS and NDIS Eligibility

In order to apply for funding under the National Disability Insurance Scheme, you’ll need to fit the following criteria.

  • Have a permanent impairment that significantly affects your ability to take part in everyday activities or a child that demonstrates developmental delay;
  • Be aged less than 65 when you first apply to enter the NDIS;
  • Live in Australia in an NDIS area (for the location and transition schedule, please contact us);
  • Be an Australian citizen or hold a permanent visa or a Protected Special Category visa.

Find out if you are eligible.

Can I use my own therapy services in a Nulsen home?

Yes. You are not limited to just Nulsen Therapy services. You can use your trusted therapy services.

Does Nulsen cater for dietary requirements?

Yes. We have dieticians and support workers trained in mealtime management to provide nutritional food for specific diets. This includes, but is not limited to, vegetarian and vegan dietary requirements, allergies, diabetes and dysphagia.

Can Nulsen provide services in my own home?


What if I am not eligible for the NDIS?

Unsure about your NDIS eligibility? Please contact the Participant Engagement Department, and we’ll assist you as best as we can. You can email [email protected] or call 6253 4700.

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