The Gold Coast Disability Accommodation Convention is the first of its kind in the Gold Coast Region and will bring together SDA and SIL providers. The National Disability Insurance Scheme has provided the opportunity for people with a disability to live independently in a supported and safe environment.
The Convention is a public event and open to anyone wishing to learn more about accommodation options in their local community and the perfect opportunity for SIL and SDA providers to promote their organisation and accommodation vacancies. Local SDA and SIL providers will be on display expo style and the event will also feature 4 educational forums
Support coordination is a service which may be allocated on a participant’s NDIS plan to provide help to implement their plan and bring their goals to life. The NDIA allocates this service type, and the participant has a choice of support coordination provider.
What this statement means, is a support coordination service will assist a person and their family to understand their NDIS Plan, check on what supports in the community or what mainstream services such as education or health could help to meet their goals. The support coordinator will also assist the participant to look at how the funded supports on the plan can best be implemented, offering choice of service providers. Any points of crisis, the support coordinator would assist the person to identify how these can be resolved and assist to develop stability in the person’s life by helping to set up consistent services around the person, so goals can be achieved.
In this session you will learn practical ways to:
During this time she has spent 18 months in NSW in a temporary role assisting customers with the NDIS role out across the Northern Rivers region and gained extensive working knowledge of the NDIS and how to best create opportunities for participants within the NDIA guidelines and their approved funding. Upon returning to QLD Susanna has been heavily involved in the set up of SIL homes, the development of SIL tools and improving the life of participants with SDA funding.
The forum aims to provide you a clear understanding of the process of acquiring funding for supported independent living and answer your specific queries.
Basics of Supported Independant Living funding
The process for acquiring SIL funding
Provider communication when a participant is in Supported Independant Living
The Lifestyle Solutions team recognises the challenges, barriers and potential rewards of transitioning to a new home. This forum aims to provide you with a practical understanding of eligibility and insights in to the SDA journey.
The SDA forum will include:
This forum aims to provide you with a practical understanding of SDA eligibility and the participant housing pathway.
Gold sponsor benefits
Silver sponsor benefits
The event will give your organisation the opportunity to promote your SIL and/or SDA services directly to the public, as well as Support Coordinators, Teachers, Case Coordinators, or other providers, and potentially connect to new business.
As a Table Host, you will be provided with a rectangle table and chairs in the expo section of the Convention, which you can decorate as you wish. It is free for the general public, Support Coordinators or similar to come along and gather information from all the SIL and SDA Table Hosts.
Bring along promotional brochures, promotional giveaways and business cards for at least 100 people. We will advise more accurate numbers closer to the time when we have a better indication of registration numbers. Also bring along a pull up banner (if you have one) to display behind your table. You can decorate your table in different ways such as balloons, decorative table cloths, flowers, chocolates, giveaways etc.
There is no limit to the number of representatives that attend from your team.
There will be a limit of 40 tables.