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When making choices about your health and care-supports it’s important to find information that is current, accurate and useful.

To make things a little easier, we have curated the below list of verified information and sources to help you find the information you need to access to assistive technology, occupational therapy, funding – and a national network of specialised providers.

If you have questions, we are happy to help! Ring 1300 663 243 to be connected to your local provider.

 

If you are a person with a disability, you may qualify to receive support through the National DIsability Insurance Scheme (NDIS). To find out

Confirm your eligibility

If you meet the criteria and you would like to become an NDIS participant, call 1800 800 110 and ask to make an Access Request.

If you are already an NDIS Participant you can access funding and supports for the following TAD Australia services.

Funding your Assistive Technology

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Funding your Freedom Wheels bike

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Funding your Home Modification

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Funding your Occupational Therapist

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Eligibility for this program is based on your support needs and age.

If you’re having trouble with everyday tasks and feel that a little support could improve your health and wellbeing, CHSP could be right for you.

To be eligible for this program, you must be aged:

  • 65 years or older (50 years or older for Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander people), or
  • 50 years or older (45 years or older for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people) and on a low income, homeless, or at risk of being homeless.

A face-to-face assessment will determine eligibility and ensure that the right services are made available to those that need them.

Commonwealth Home Support Programme (CHSP)

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Home Care Packages

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You can enrol in Medicare if you live in Australia and you’re either:

  • an Australian citizen
  • a New Zealand citizen
  • an Australian permanent resident
  • applying for permanent residency
  • covered by a ministerial order.

If you already have Medicare, you can access funding and supports for the following TAD Australia services.

Funding for your Occupational Therapy & Allied Health Services

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Veterans who have served in the Australian Defence Force (ADF) may be eligible for pensions or benefits from DVA, depending on their individual situation.

If you already receive benefits through the DVA, you can access funding and supports for the following TAD Australia services.

Funding for your aids and appliances

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The TAC will pay compensation to a person who is injured as a result of a transport accident.

In this policy, injury refers to physical or mental injury suffered by a person as a direct result of the transport accident.

The TAC does not consider who was at fault in the transport accident when determining whether a person is eligible for TAC compensation.

If you already receive benefits through the TAC, you can access funding and supports for the following TAD Australia services.

Funding for your equipment

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If you are a person with a disability and you are currently employed, you may be eligible to receive benefits through the Employment Assistance Fund (EAF) through Job Access.

The EAF gives financial help to eligible people with disability and mental health conditions and employers to buy work related modifications, equipment, Auslan services and workplace assistance and support services. The EAF is available to eligible people with disability who are about to start a job, are self-employed or who are currently working. It is also available to people with disability who need Auslan assistance or special work equipment to look for and prepare for a job.

The EAF could help to buy work related modifications and services like:

  • the cost of making adjustments to your physical workplace
  • modifications to work vehicles
  • special equipment for the workplace*
  • information and communication devices*
  • Auslan interpreting services
  • specialist services for employees with specific learning disorders and mental health conditions
  • disability awareness training for the workplace (including deafness awareness)
  • mental health awareness and first aid training.

If you are currently employed, you can access funding and supports for the following TAD Australia services.

Funding for your Workplace Modifications

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Get in touch with your local AT provider

Simply fill out the following form or select your state below

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TAD Australia members are registered NDIS providers with services available to people of all ages and abilities.

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