Capacity building supports are those that help you to maintain your independence and build your skills.
Improved living arrangements
This capacity building support service will assist you to find and apply for accommodation. Whether you are sharing accommodation with someone else, or want to live independently, this support will help you to build the skills required to manage rental agreements, tenancy obligations and other accommodation-related responsibilities.
Finding and keeping a job
Employment is a big priority for the NDIS and the Federal Government in 2019, and there has been a lot of media in this space lately. These support services will help you with your transition to employment. If you are of school age, they will also assist with school-to-work transition.
This is a really exciting time in your life! But, it can also be a bit scary, especially if you’ve never had to apply for a job or attend an interview before. With these supports, you will receive help developing your resume and writing job applications, preparing you for a job interview, and building your work skills to assist you to do well in your job.
Improved health and wellbeing
Activities that help you to maintain a healthy lifestyle, such as exercise physiology, personal training, dietician consultation and an exercise & nutrition plan may be funded by these supports. With these, you can learn how to stay active through exercise, how to eat healthily and how to prepare yummy meals!
Improved daily living
Improved daily living support services provide funding for therapy (assessment or ongoing) and training to assist in the development of, or to increase skills for independence and community participation. Physiotherapists, occupational therapists, or registered nurses are the professionals most likely to provide this service.
Improved life choices
These supports will assist you to manage your finances and use your money appropriately. It may include financial intermediary-setup costs, training in planning and plan management, building financial skills, organisational skills, and enhancing your ability to direct their supports and/or develop self-management capabilities. These skills will help you to manage your NDIS plan yourself, or to find someone to support you by doing it for you.
Have you wanted to do some further study, or attend TAFE or University? Improved learning supports will help you to transition through school to further education. You may receive help applying for a study program or course, planning your study timetable, purchasing textbooks, or having a support working attend classes with you. Just so you know – NDIS funding will not pay for any of your school or tuition fees.