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Are people aged over 65 eligible for the NDIS?

Wednesday, 1 May 2019
Are people aged over 65 eligible for the NDIS?

People aged over 65 who are currently receiving funded disability support will continue to get support under legislated continuity of support agreements, unless they choose to move across to aged care or health services.

People who acquire a disability after the age of 65 are not eligible for the NDIS and will be supported by aged or health care services. The NDIS says that if you are aged 65 years and over, and you are receiving disability supports, you will not be disadvantaged.

See Inspiro's services for people over 65 and living with a disability here:  our services for people living with a disability

To find out more about aged care for people in Austrlaia over 65 click this link: myagedcare eligibility diverse needs of older people with disabilities

Get in touch with Inspiro here.

 


Answers to common questions about the NDIS


1. What is the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)?

2. Who can access the NDIS and who is eligible for the NDIS?

3. What happens when you join the NDIS and what to do if you're not happy with your plan?

4. How do you access the NDIS?

5. What does the NDIS pay for?

6. What doesn’t the NDIS pay for?

7. What NDIS supports / services does Inspiro provide?

8. How is the funding in NDIS plans managed?

9. Getting started with Inspiro – call 9738 8801

Click here to speak to an Inspiro NDIS representative

 

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