NDIS: How is mental health fairing? August 2014

NDIS: How is mental health fairing?’ was a symposium at The Mental Health Servicies Conference held in August 2014. It featured presentations from:

  • Eddie Bartnik, NDIA,
  • Tina Smith, MHCC,
  • Rod Astbury, WAAMH and
  • Liz Ruck, Mental Health Australia,
  • followed by a panel discussion chaired by Pam Rutledge, Richmond PRA. 

Issues canvassed included:

  • What is known about eligibility for NDIS (who’s in and who’s out)?
  • What tools and processes are being used for assessment and care/support planning with people with psychosocial disability?
  • What partnerships are required to ensure coordinated support for people?
  • How ready is your organisation and its workforce for the NDIS?
  • What will happen for people who are not eligible for NDIS?

The video of the symposium below is accompanied by the attached PowerPoint presentation.

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