Jesuit Social Services recently contributed a submission to the development of the National Disability Insurance Agency’s (NDIA) Home and Living Policy. The aim of the consultation was to inform the way the NDIA supports participants to pursue their home and living goals.
Our submission was based on our experience in engaging with disadvantaged people and communities, focusing on the intersections of disability with complex needs, multiple forms of disadvantage and people involved in the justice system. We are particularly interested in offering input as we are a registered National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) service provider and we deliver supports to NDIS participants with highly complex needs.
Jesuit Social Services made the following recommendations to ensure the NDIS Home and Living Policy meets the needs of people with a disability who have multiple and complex needs and supports them to lead the lives they are capable of: