For those looking for a Support Coordinator and don’t know where to begin, here is a helpful guide that will tell you everything you need to know.
Starting with the basics – If you or anyone you know is living with a disability, under the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) fund, numerous types of services are available to support the life you want to live.
The NDIS funding gives the choice of many services and supports. However, sometimes to simplify the process and help you feel less overwhelmed, finding a support coordinator can help you kick-start your plan is beneficial.
Managing your funds –A Support Coordinator supports you in using your NDIS plan in the most effective way possible. That professional will take you through how your NDIS plan works and what funds are available. Whatever goal your heart desires, your Support Coordinator will work closely with you to coordinate services that will enable you to build skills, reach your goals, make meaningful connections and live more independently.
Your choice – Finding the right person is significant as they impact your quality of life. Remember, you have total control over who coordinates your support. It is worthwhile taking the time to choose a Support Coordinator who you trust and feel comfortable with!
Community connection – One significant benefit of having a Support Coordinator is that they know your local area inside out, which enables you to engage with your local community and find the support you need. Wherever you live, your Support Coordinator will refer you to a support service located conveniently to you!
The best Support Coordinator will always put you first and respect your decisions. You will be heard and feel they motivate you to tick off your individual goals.
At Momentum Collective, we have a dedicated and highly qualified team of Support Coordinators who work with you to understand what’s important to you. They will find service providers that best meet your personal needs and enables you to build capacity. The goal is to assist you in making connections, linking into supports, and identifying what you want from providers to ensure you get the most out of your plan.