How to Get Neurological Disorders NDIS Support?

A neurological disorder is indicative of any ailment that impacts the nervous system, encompassing the brain, spinal cord, and nerves spanning the body. These disorders have the potential to impede a person’s mobility, speech, cognition, and emotions. They arise from diverse triggers like genetics, infections, trauma, or exposure to harmful substances. Instances of neurological disorders comprise conditions such as Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, multiple sclerosis, epilepsy, migraines, Huntington’s disease, cerebral palsy, and stroke.

Symptoms of neurological disorders can vary widely depending on the specific disorder and the individual, but may include tremors, seizures, loss of sensation, memory loss, or difficulty with movement or coordination.

Many neurological disorders are chronic and require ongoing management and treatment, while others may be temporary or can be cured with proper treatment. Treatment options may include medications, therapy, surgery, or lifestyle changes. It is important to consult with a healthcare professional if you suspect you or a loved one may be experiencing symptoms of a neurological disorder.

Eligibility Criteria for Neurological Disorders NDIS Support

To access support for neurological disorders under the NDIS, individuals need to meet the eligibility criteria and go through the assessment and planning process. This process involves working with an NDIS planner or Local Area Coordinator (LAC) to identify the person’s goals and support needs. Once the person’s plan is developed, it will include funding for support services if they are identified as a need.

Symptoms Of People With Neurological Disorder

The symptoms of a neurological disorder can vary widely depending on the specific disorder and the individual. Some common symptoms of neurological disorders include:

  1.   Movement problems: These may include tremors, stiffness, difficulty with coordination, or uncontrolled movements.
  2.   Sensory problems: These may include loss of sensation, numbness, or tingling in the hands or feet.
  3.   Cognitive problems: These may include difficulties with memory, attention, or problem-solving.
  4.   Seizures: These may involve sudden, uncontrolled movements or changes in consciousness.
  5.   Changes in mood or behaviour: These may include depression, anxiety, irritability, or agitation.
  6.   Speech and language difficulties: These may include difficulty speaking or understanding speech.
  7.   Vision problems: These may include double vision, blurred vision, or loss of vision.
  8.   Headaches: These may be severe or chronic and can be a symptom of several neurological disorders.
  9.   Fatigue: This is a common symptom of many neurological disorders and can be debilitating for some individuals.

The NDIS funding support services offered are and equipment that can help individuals with neurological disorders to live more independently and participate more fully in their communities.

The NDIS provides a range of support services for people with neurological disorders, including:

  1. Therapy services: This may include physiotherapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy, and psychology services to help individuals manage their symptoms and improve their quality of life.
  2. Assistive technology: The NDIS can provide funding for assistive technology devices, such as communication aids, mobility aids, and home modifications, to help individuals with neurological disorders to live more independently.
  3. Support for daily living: The NDIS can provide funding for support with daily living activities, including assistance with personal care, household tasks, and meal preparation.
  4. Support for social and community participation: The NDIS can provide funding for support to participate in social activities, such as joining a social group or attending community events.
  5. Support for education and employment: The NDIS can provide funding for support to access education or employment opportunities, including training, job coaching, and support to manage symptoms in the workplace.

Physical symptoms of neurological problems may include the following:


  • Partial or complete paralysis.
    • Muscle weakness.
    • Partial or complete loss of sensation.
    • Seizures.
    • Difficulty reading and writing.
    • Poor cognitive abilities.
    • Unexplained pain.
    • Decreased alertness.

We have extensive experience working with individuals living with

Multiple sclerosis
Cerebral palsy
Spinal cord injuries
Guillain Barre syndrome
Parkinson’s disease
Dementia
Motor neurone disease
Huntington’s disease
Stroke
Acquired and traumatic Brain Injuries
Muscular dystrophy
Fibromyalgia
Peripheral neuropathy
Chronic fatigue syndrome
Epilepsy
Other neurological disorders

The team of service coordinators at P Homecare has extensive experience and expertise in providing care to persons with spinal cord injury, acquired brain injuries, those requiring mechanical ventilation, burns, intellectual disabilities, mental health issues, dementia, physical illnesses, and to the frail and aged.


Our services cover all areas of Sydney, Northern Sydney, South Eastern Sydney, Central Coast, Illawarra Shoalhaven, Southern NSW, Hunter New England, Nepean Blue Mountains, Mid North Coast, Northern NSW, Murrumbidgee, NSW, Albury Wodonga, Adelaide, Perth, Hobart and Queensland (Brisbane, Gold Coast, Toowoomba, Warwick, Mackay and Townsville).

 If you have any questions or would like to discuss our services further, please do not hesitate to contact our team. You can get in touch with us at – 1800 571 955 or email us at – ndis@phomecare.com.au 

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