WA NDIS

The WA NDIS (previously WA NDIS My Way) supports people with disability to identify and explore strategies to reach their goals. In February 2017, the Federal and State Governments signed a bilateral agreement to confirm the roll out of the WA NDIS model from July 2017.

Eligibility

You may be eligible for the WA NDIS if you:

  • Have a disability that is likely to be permanent and you are likely to require support for your lifetime;
  • Are under the age of 65 years;
  • Permanently reside in catchment areas; and
  • Are an Australian citizen, permanent resident, or a protected Special Category Visa (subclass 444).

Catchment Areas

Eligible people will gain access to the WA NDIS based on where they reside.

People who have already transitioned to the WA NDIS will see no change, including those residing in:

  • Lower South West
  • Cockburn – Kwinana
  • Local government areas of Armadale, Serpentine-Jarrahdale and Murray

People residing in the existing National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) trial sites will begin to transition on 1 July 2017:

  • Perth Hills
  • Bayswater
  • Bassendean
  • Chittering
  • Toodyay
  • Northam
  • York

The remaining eligible people will gradually transition over three years (July 2017 – July 2020). Further information on transition arrangements can be accessed here.

Services

TADWA is a registered WA NDIS service provider for therapy and specialist support and can provide solutions that inspire you to reach your goals. Our in-house Occupational Therapists can assess, prescribe, and educate clients on appropriate home modifications and assistive technology that support you and your family to achieve the goals identified in your plan.

Self-Managed Funding

People who have elected to self-manage their funding are free to choose their preferred service provider. This means that you may choose to use TADWA to provide your support services.

Frequently Asked Questions

What are Local Coordinators?

Local Coordinators (previously Local Area Coordinators) work with people with disability, their families and carers to identify goals, strengths and needs. They work with individuals to ensure they can access information, local supports, and relevant services.

I think I may be eligible for the WA NDIS, what should I do?

To confirm your eligibility for the WA NDIS, use the Eligibility Checker on the DSC website or contact your Local Coordinator on 1800 996 214.

How can my services from TADWA be funded by the WA NDIS?

TADWA is a registered WA NDIS service provider for therapy and specialist support. As long as the services are included in your WA NDIS plan, you can choose TADWA as your provider for occupational therapy, home modifications, and assistive technology.

If you have chosen to self-manage your funding, you can choose to use your funding towards any supports and services provided by TADWA.

What ‘therapy and specialist support’ can be funded through WA NDIS?

Our team of in-house Occupational Therapists can assess, prescribe, and educate clients on appropriate home modifications and assistive technology. These services can be included in your WA NDIS plan under therapy and specialist support.

If you have chosen to self-manage your funding, you can choose to use your funding towards Occupational Therapy services as well as other services (such as installation of home modifications or provision of technology) provided by TADWA.

What makes TADWA a good choice of service provider?

TADWA has over 30 years’ experience and expertise in the area of assisting people with disabilities, older people and their carers.

We are happy to talk with you about how we can enrich your life and help you to be independent and safe around your home and community.

Where can I find more information about the WA NDIS?

Visit the Disability Services Commission website or contact the DSC WA NDIS team on 1800 996 214 or WANDIS@dsc.wa.gov.au.