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The NDIS has opened up a new and exciting world of possibilities. To get the most out of the opportunity, just follow this step-by-step guide.


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Step 1

Lay the groundwork

  • Check your eligibility at www.ndis.gov.au
  • Read up on the topic and start preparing early
  • Kick-off pre-planning with us so you know exactly what you want to get out of the NDIS
  • Call us on 1300 778 081


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Step 2

Start the conversation with the NDIS

  • When the NDIS calls you for the first time, speak up if something’s not clear
  • Always ask to meet your NDIS planner face-to-face
  • Note down appointment details and contact names


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Step 3

Get the most out of your NDIS meeting

  • Communicate your goals and needs clearly at your first meeting
  • Bring all your supporting documents. Write down questions in advance
  • Take someone to support you and write notes


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Step 4

Double-check your plan

  • When you receive your NDIS plan, read through it carefully
  • Tell the NDIS if something is incorrect or missing
  • Tell us and other service providers that you’ve received your plan


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Step 5

Find a trusted provider

  • If you need multiple services, ask a provider you trust to be your Support Coordinator
  • Research your options and providers thoroughly before you commit


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Step 6

Finalise your service delivery team

  • Set up Service Agreements with your providers
  • Be clear about what you want to achieve and how you’d like your services to be delivered
  • Double check your Service Agreements before you sign


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Step 7

Track your progress

  • Once your plan is in action, track your supports in a diary or digital calendar
  • Tell the NDIS if you’re unhappy with anything or if your circumstances change


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Step 8

Reflect & adjust

  • At your annual review, consider whether your current goals have been met
  • Note down new goals for the future
  • Make a list of any changes to your needs and personal circumstances

To find out more about the NDIS and the services Blue Care is offering, please call our friendly team on 1300 778 081.


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