What Does RCS Provide under the NDIS?
Assistance provided to guide, support and prompt participants, or to undertake on a participant’s behalf, activities to ensure they obtain or retain appropriate accommodation.
Assistance to integrate into school or other educational program
Assistance to enable a participant to attend and participant in school or educational programs where their participant is limited by their disability and the needs are not able to be meet by the school or educational facility through reasonable adjustment.
Assistance with daily personal activities
Assisting with, and/or supervising, personal tasks of daily life to develop skills of the participant to live as autonomously as possible. These supports are provided individually to participants. The support can be provided in a range of environments.
Assistance with travel/transport arrangements
The provision of transport to enable participation in community, social, economic and daily life activities. This includes, but is not limited to, taxis and specialist transport arrangements. It is provided when the participant is unable to access alternative forms of transport as a result of their disability.
Assistance with daily life tasks in a group or shared living arrangement
Assisting with and/or supervising tasks of daily life with a focus on developing the skills of the individuals to live as autonomously as possible. The support is provided to each person living in the arrangement in accordance with their need. This may include participant s living in the same household or in cluster units or participant s living in a host family arrangement. This activity occurs in a group living situation that can be either ongoing or temporary.
Development of daily living and life skills
Training and development activities undertaken by the participant or their carer to increase ability to live as autonomously as possible. Training can be provided either individually or through group activities and can include skills in daily life activities, communication and social skills, problem solving and managing funding of supports.
Supports to enable the participant to maintain their home environment. This may involve undertaking essential household tasks or the provision of support that the participant is not able to undertake.
Participation in community, social and civic activities
Assisting participants to participate actively in community, social and civic activities by developing and enhancing a participants skills and providing supports during these activities.
Training for independence in travel and transport
Assisting with specific skills development that will enhance the ability of the participant to travel and use public transport as independently as possible