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Low and high risk NDIS registration groups

Part of the process in registering as a service provider is to match their services with the relevant NDIS registration groups. These groups are then classified as high risk or low risk. The objective for this is to ensure that participants get the best outcomes from their NDIS plan.

Low-Risk NDIS Categories

  • Accommodation

  • Tenancy Assistance

  • Assistance with travel

  • Transport Arrangements

  • Assistance Animals

  • Assistive products for personal care and safety, household tasks, and equipment for recreation

  • Home Modifications

  • Vehicle Modifications

  • Hearing equipment

  • Hearing services

  • Vision equipment

  • Vision services

  • Personal mobility equipment

  • Community Nursing Care

  • Community participation

  • Custom Prostheses and Orthoses

  • Exercise Physiology

  • Personal Well-being Activities

  • Interpreting

  • Translation

  • Funds management-Plan Management

  • Therapeutic supports

High-Risk NDIS Categories

  • Assistance to Access and Maintain Employment

  • Assistance to access Higher

  • Specialized supported employment

  • High-Intensity Daily Personal Activities or with daily life tasks in shared living

  • Assistance in Coordinating or Managing Life Stages

  • Specialist Positive Behaviour Support

  • Early Intervention Supports for Early Childhood

  • Support coordination

  • Specialist Disability Accommodation [Specialist Accom]

Why is it relevant for a service provider to identify the company’s registration group?

It is important on the side of the service provider as registration groups will determine whether your company requires a certification audit or a verification audit.

What are NDIS Verification Audits?

These are audits done off-site, auditors will also review pertinent documents of the organization.

What are NDIS Certification Audits?

Are audits that are more detailed, thorough, and more expensive as opposed to verification audits. It involves 2 stages: Stage 1 – review of the documents, stage 2 -onsite visit. Auditors will be interviewing staff to ensure that policies are clearly understood and practiced accordingly. The audit report will then be released pertaining to the things that need to be tweaked, changed, or corrected.

In the event that a service provider offers both high and low-risk services, the service provider still needs to undergo certification audits.

Are you an NDIS service provider and you wish to make more impact and relevance to your clients? Choose to partner with us as your client’s Plan Manager and we will assure you that their funds will be managed appropriately.

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