In light of the recent pandemic, NDIS has instilled various mandated precautionary measures for providers and participants. It is advised to stay updated about these measures from your territorial public health unit.
The Australian Department of Health has specified a set of information and guidelines for NDIS providers as follows:
The department has also shared a video that demonstrates the proper use of Personal Protective Equipment such as:
Registered NDIS providers work in symbiosis with the Health Department to keep them informed of any changes or unusual events that may occur due to the Covid-19 outbreak.
The Australian Health Department has also specified a set of guidelines for people with disability to further control and prevent the outbreak as follows:
If you have a hearing impairment or speech impediment, you can contact the National Relay Service on 133-677.
The helpline services are available to you from Monday to Friday from 8 am to 8 pm (AEST), except on national holidays. The services can not only provide information, but they can also help you with referrals. In case your regular NDIS provider is unavailable, the helpline services can help you find another qualified and registered NDIS service provider at the earliest.
You can download the factsheets from the Official Website of NDIS.