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NDIS registered provider: Why it matters

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NDIS registered provider and why it matters Many NDIS participants don’t realise that not all service providers are registered with the NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commission. There are some important differences between registered and non-registered providers. Find out why NDIS registration matters when choosing a provider. What is the NDIS? NDIS stands for National Disability…

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Why good NDIS reporting is critical for success

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  The quality of an NDIS report can determine whether or not NDIS funding is approved. Comprehensive reports that provide sufficient evidence for each claim, use the appropriate terminology, and demonstrate the necessary assessments have been undertaken by a qualified health practitioner increase the likelihood an application will be approved, and funding received. What is…

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Parkinson’s: Causes, symptoms and management

What is Parkinson’s? Parkinson’s is a progressive neurological condition that recent research suggests affects over 100,000 Australians. Parkinson’s presents through a variety of symptoms making it difficult to diagnose. Primarily affecting older people, 65 is the average age of a Parkinson’s diagnosis, however Young Onset Parkinson’s is diagnosed in approximately 20% of cases. What causes…

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Back to Basics: Physiotherapy

What is a Physiotherapist? Physiotherapists possess in-depth understanding of the human body in terms of both structure and movement. This comprehensive knowledge allows Physios to assist with a diverse range of health conditions, from sporting injuries through to more serious health conditions. What can a Physiotherapist help with? Physios diagnose and treat a variety of…

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Back to Basics: Speech Pathology

Speech Pathology

What is a Speech Pathologist? Speech Pathologists are experts in communication. Their clinical role involves the study, diagnosis, and treatment of communication disorders, which can involve elements of speech, language, voice and fluency. The importance of communication When we think of communicating, we might think about two people having a conversation. However, for a Speech…

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