The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) provides funding for individuals with disabilities to access the support they need to live independently. One of the support options available through the NDIS is the Supported Independent Living (SIL) plan package. This package is designed to help individuals with disabilities live as independently as possible in their own homes and communities.
To apply for the NDIS SIL plan package, you must first be eligible for the NDIS. This means that you must have a permanent and significant disability that affects your ability to take part in everyday activities. You will also need to have a plan in place with the NDIS that outlines the support you need.
The process of applying for the SIL package begins by contacting the NDIS to schedule an assessment. During the assessment, an NDIS representative will discuss your needs and goals, and help you determine what type of support you require. Once you have a plan in place, you will be able to apply for the SIL package.
When applying for the SIL package, you will need to provide information about your current living situation, your daily living activities, and the support that you need to live independently. You will also need to provide information about your support network, including family, friends, and healthcare professionals.
The NDIS SIL package can include a range of support services, such as assistance with daily living activities, support with transportation and errands, and specialised services for individuals living with dementia and other cognitive impairments. Once your application is approved, you will have access to these services, which will be tailored to meet your unique needs and goals.
It's important to note that the NDIS is constantly evolving and the process might have changed since my knowledge cut off, so it's advisable to check the NDIS website or contact the NDIS directly for the most up-to-date information on the application process for the SIL package.
1. your goals
2 how old are you - SIL usually fund people who over 18 years old (ChoiceSupportTasmania also caters to participants younger than 18 and older than 65)
3 how independent you already are
4 if you need support with tasks during most of the day
5 what kinds of services offer you the best value of the money you spend
6 if other supports or changes will support you better
The National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) has determined that Supported Independent Living (SIL) is the appropriate funding for your needs. To access these services, we invite you to contact Choice Support Tasmania
. Our dedicated team of experienced professionals is committed to providing personalised support that meets the unique needs and goals of each individual we serve.
If you have any questions or concerns about your SIL plan, please do not hesitate to reach out to us. Our team is available to provide guidance and support throughout the process.
For more information about our SIL services and how we can assist you, please visit our website or contact us directly. We look forward to working with you to achieve your goals for independent living.
More information about Apply an NDIS SIL Plan