NDIS Provider Toolkit
The provider toolkit sets out the typical steps and processes that a provider must undertake to become a registered NDIS provider and supply services to NDIS participants. The Toolkit was updated in November 2017 as an accessible online resource which contains interactive eLearning activities to help providers, and potential providers, test their understanding of key concepts and assess whether they are ready to register and work with the NDIS.
to access the Provider Toolkit.
Provider Readiness Checklist
The Provider Readiness Checklist (the Checklist) has been developed by National Disability Services to assist individuals and organisations interested in becoming an NDIS registered provider of services and supports to NDIS participants, the NDIS has developed a Provider Readiness Checklist.
This checklist is to be used as a self-assessment tool to determine if you/your organisation is ready to apply for registration with the NDIS.
This Provider Readiness Checklist will help you understand what is involved in becoming a registered provider and the various steps required prior to starting the registration process. It is recommended that you print off a copy of the Readiness Checklist and refer to it as you read through this section of the Provider Toolkit.
to access the Provider Readiness section of the Toolkit.
NDIS Business Process Guide
NDIS Business Process Guide was developed by National Disability Services (NDS) to assist leadership teams to determine their required business processes for operating in the National Disability Insurance Scheme business environment. It was designed to be used in a workshop and it includes:
- Workshop outline
- Decision-tracking and action planning tool
Draft policies, all in accessible formats:
- NDIS and Conflict of Interest policy
- Debt management policy
- Cancellations and no-shows policy
- NDIS business process policy
to get started with the NDIS Business Process Guide.
NDIS Operational Guidelines
- Access to the NDIS
- Including specific types of supports in plans
- Specialist Disability Accommodation
- Child Representatives
- Registered Providers
- Information Handling
- Review of decisions
to access the NDIS Operational Guidelines.
NDIS Price Guide
The NDIA sets prices for supports included in participant plans.
to access the latest NDIS Price Guide.
Principles to determine the responsibilities of the NDIS and other service systems (Applied Principles)
The Council of Australian Governments have published a document setting out the principles for determining the responsibilities of the NDIS and other service systems such as:
- Mental health
- Early childhood development
- Child protection and family support
- School education
- Higher education and Vocational Education and Training (VET)
- Housing and community infrastructure
- Aged care
to download a copy of the Applied Principles.
The National Manager of Sector Development, Enis Jusufsphahic is available to provide individual support to ECI service providers. He can be contacted on 02 9873 2593 or via email by clicking here.