The NDIS is a new way of providing you and your family with greater support so you can be your very best you.
NDIS stands for National Disability Insurance Scheme - it is a different kind of funding which aims to help more people with a disability get access to the support they need.
NDIS gives people living with disability, and their families and carers, better choice and control over where, when and how you receive your disability services.
NDIS is currently accessible to people:
NDIS is also available to children with a diagnosed developmental delay.
Find out when NDIS will be coming to your area.
Windermere is a registered service provider under the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).
We have more than 20 years experience providing services to Victorians living with disability or developmental delays. We understand the NDIS and how it may impact you.
My (Windermere) counsellor has been one of the most important supports I have had throughout this whole process. She is amazing. I now see things from a completely different perspective.
I am on the lookout now too - next time I am in a relationship, I will be able to recognise the signs of domestic violence and I won’t let myself get stuck in that sort of position again.”
Now that you've found Windermere, there are many options you can tap into that can provide you with additional funding to support your service deliveryRead more
The NDIS is a new way of providing community and individualised funding support for both people living with permanent and significant disability and their families and carers.Read more
For consumers who currently participate in State or Federal programs, it’s important to understand that those programs will continue until you start your NDIS plan. Until that time it's important to understand how Windermere will respond and how that affects you.Read more
Our Speech Pathologist’s provide support to help increase your child’s communication and active participation in social and educational settings. This may include providing support and advice with speaking, listening, understanding language, fluency and social skills.Read more
Some children thrive best in a small group environment with one on one attention. For these children, Family Day Care is a sound choice. Flexibility is another reason why Family Day Care is such a popular option.Read more
The decision to return to work after the arrival of a new family member is often a difficult one, usually motivated by a need for money, enjoying your work or for interaction with other adults. Usually it's a combination of these factors.Read more
At 46 Vivian still lives at home with his parents Peter and Daphnie. That’s because Vivan has cerebral palsy. He is unable to perform everyday tasks, not even being able to stand and sit without their help. Peter and Daphnie have always cared for Vivian and wouldn’t dream of having it any other way however the years of 24/7 care have taken their toll.Read more
Eve was a premature baby and had a lot of health issues including trouble feeding resulting in delayed growth. This meant having a peg fitted into Eve's tummy to ensure she received the correct amount of nutrients and kilojoules everyday which was closely monitored by a dietician. When we first met Eve and her family, they where using a long day care service however, their GP referred them to Windermere.Read more