National Disability Insurance Scheme
03 Mar 2020
Gerry Naughtin Presentation Slides: Improving the NDIS for people with psychosocial disability in and out of the Scheme.
Presentation slides provided by Gerry Naughtin, Strategic Adviser Mental Health to the NDIA, from the event hosted by WAAMH on the 26 February 2020.
19 Dec 2019
Investigating the impact of NDIS market settings on participants with a psychosocial disability and providers
Fact Sheet for organisations delivering NDIS funded support to participants with a psychosocial disability
03 Oct 2019
Brightwater has developed this NDIS toolkit to help guide individuals with disability and their support network to effectively plan for the NDIS.
07 Jun 2019
This submission focuses on the need to develop development robust markets for people with psychosocial disability. It is informed by WAAMH’s NDIS Sector Reference Group, comprehensive ongoing engagement with members and psychosocial stakeholders including consumer and carer representative organisations, and WAAMH’s March 2019 consultation to inform the WA Market Review.
16 Apr 2019
WAAMH has raised concerns based on report findings released by The University of Sydney and Australia’s coalition of community mental health peaks, Community Mental Health Australia that show a significant inadequacy of support for thousands of people living with serious mental illness in Australia, currently left outside of the NDIS.
08 Apr 2019
This submission focuses on the development of robust markets for people with psychosocial disability. It is informed by WAAMH’s NDIS Sector Reference Group, comprehensive ongoing engagement with members and psychosocial stakeholders including consumer and carer representative organisations, and WAAMH’s WA Market Review round table event held with David Cullen, Chief Economist to the NDIS, on Tuesday 26 March 2019.
21 Mar 2019
WESTERN Australia’s peak body for mental health, the Western Australian Association for Mental Health (WAAMH) welcomes today’s announcement from the Federal Government to extend funding for community mental health programs, which support thousands of people with psychosocial disability, while the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is rolled-out in WA.
20 Feb 2019
In this submission, WAAMH provides evidence to the committee about some of the most urgent and pressing issues in the context of psychosocial disability and the NDIS in WA, and the scheme's delays here in the west. We request three specific urgent recommendations are made by the committee to support the scheme to reach its objectives for people with psychosocial disability in WA.
12 Dec 2018
NDIS policy is a national affair. WAAMH’s primary strategy to influence these federal policy settings is to provide advice and channel Western Australian voices to contribute to the work of the community sector’s national peak – Community Mental Health Australia (CMHA).
21 Sep 2018
Watch Strategic Advisor on Mental Health to the NDIA Dr Gerry Naughtin present on the strategic changes the NDIA is making to improve access to and the experiences of the NDIS for people with psychosocial disability. Dr Naughtin also sets out other elements of the mental health service system and where the NDIS fits into this messy space.