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Connect with others

Connect with others
Able Futures has added a powerful social networking section that will allow users to connect and build social networks in their specific interest or community. Your privacy is paramount to Able Futures so your details will never be shared with any third party. It is simple to register and get started, just go to Connect -> Register, fill out the form and... Read More

National Police Checks & Self Serve Verification

National Police Checks & Self Serve Verification
Able futures is now registered to with CRIMTRAC to undertake National Police Checks. The process is simple and straight forward check out the details on our National Police Checks page for details. Able Futures also offers FREE self-service verification. All National Police Checks come with a pair of codes that enable employers, government agencies etc to verify that your National... Read More

What Does an Accommodation Arrangement Look Like?

What Does an Accommodation Arrangement Look Like?
What does an accommodation arrangement look like? In short, anything you want it to. People’s preferences vary enormously….some live in houses, units, villas, cabins, caravans, terraces, high rises, but let’s look at some different arrangements that might suit you. Public/Dept. of Housing – you may be on the list for public housing or you may be eligible for assistance... Read More

National Disability Insurance Scheme Progress Report released

National Disability Insurance Scheme Progress Report released
MEDIA RELEASE 1 July 2015 The National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) today released its second annual Progress Report, providing an update on the roll-out of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS). The release of the Report coincides with the second anniversary of the first trial sites of the NDIS and the opening of the NDIS shop front in Penrith, which... Read More

1000 Voices

1000 Voices
(a global project)   The roll out of NDIS across Australia marks significant changes in the opportunities available to people living with disabilities. The age of ‘what’s possible’ is here. There is no doubt that technology available today improves outcomes and expands possibilities. People with disabilities are chasing their dreams like never before. I recently came across this project 1000 Voices .... Read More

NDIS in the Blue Mountains

NDIS in the Blue Mountains
Media Release – 14 September 2015 14 September 2015 National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) staff have today started work on the ground in Katoomba and Windsor, following the early commencement of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) in the Blue Mountains, Hawkesbury and Nepean region. The NDIA will temporarily co-locate with the Department of Human Services (DHS), with six staff... Read More

Person Centred – Another Buzzword ?

Person Centred – Another Buzzword ?
  Many individuals and their families are still disillusioned with the latest person centred planning processes. Is this because the concept is flawed? Absolutely not. It is because the delivery is flawed. As with many mishaps in life the failings of person centred planning are human errors. Errors in translation, errors in understanding, often leading to unsuitable outcomes from planning. It’s to... Read More

Perth Hills NDIS trial site in the national spotlight

Perth Hills NDIS trial site in the national spotlight
Media release – 17 March 2015 Since the National Disability Insurance Agency opened its trial site in the Perth hills in July 2014, over 600 people with disability have received individualised plans helping them to live more independently and engage with their community. Nationally, more than 11,000 people have plans as a part of the trial phase of the Scheme... Read More
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