your support for the National Disability Insurance Scheme
Every Australian Counts campaign is seeking to implement
a National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS). The
NDIS aims to provide Australians with a disability
and those who care for them, better access to funding,
support and a stronger voice in the decisions that
action and show your support by signing the online
petition. Click on the button to the left to be taken
to the page.
more information visit: www.everyaustraliancounts.com.au
need every Australian to stand up and say that people
with a disability, their families and carers in this
country deserve better and that it's time for change.
We need every Australian to say that people with a
disability, their families and carers are Australians
too, and that their hopes and dreams count. That they
are part of our community, and that they count.' [Every
Australian Counts website, 2011]
the Gaps Evaluation report - now available
evaluation report documenting the outcomes and processes
of the 'Bridging the Gaps' Project is now available. The
report outlines the successes and challenges of the project
to develop information resources and raise awareness of
Parkinson's among people from culturally and linguistically
diverse (CALD) communities, and documents the processes
Download a copy of the 'Bridging the Gaps' evaluation report
Fellowship report: "Building a Support Network for
Young Australians with Parkinson's"
Victoria Client Services Coordinator, Amanda Spillare, was
awarded a Churchill Fellowship scholarship in 2007 and undertook a study trip to the USA and UK to understand overseas
models of supporting younger people living with Parkinson's.
Amanda produced a report which reviewed her experiences
and provided recommendations for developing improved supports
for young Australians with Parkinson's.
the 'Building a Support Network for Young Australians with
Facts on Parkinson's and the need for support
a One-Page Document with quick facts and figures about Parkinson's
Summary of the Parkinson's Access Economics Report
a copy of the Executive Summary of the Parkinson's Australia
Access Economics Report
a plain English web guide to legal issues around health
and life changes. It was produced for use in Victoria only
as some of the laws will be different in other states of
Australia. Chronic illnesses bring about lifestyle changes.
This resource was designed by the Chronic Illness Alliance
to help people with a chronic illness, their families and
advisors, to make informed decisions about the future.
The link for work welfare wills is http://www.chronicillness.org.au
The link for the Chronic Illness Alliance is www.chronicillness.org.au