This workshop, led by an experienced practitioner, Joseph Connellan, will explore housing challenges and opportunities under the roll-out of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS). Particular attention will be paid to Specialist Disability Accommodation (SDA).
This workshop provides both housing and support service providers with an overview of what good Specialist Disability Accommodation (SDA) and housing for NDIS participants looks like. Get up to date on housing demand driven by the NDIS and in particular specialist disability, state-based approaches to SDA and NDIS, identifying and managing risk in the development of housing for people with a disability and overall impact on housing supply and demand generated by SDA and NDIS.
Facilitated by: Joseph Connellan, Director, MC Two Pty Ltd
Joseph Connellan has more than 30 years’ experience leading and assisting leaders around Australia to deliver more and better housing and service outcomes for people with disability. Joseph has worked with a diverse range of Government, Not for Profit, education and private clients through his consulting firm, MC Two Pty Ltd. In 2018 he published “Two Hands: Delivering More and Better Housing for Australia’s National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) Participants”. In 2019 he completed the seven-month NDIS Housing Pathways Project for the Melbourne Disability Institute (MDI) at the University of Melbourne which took him around Australia exploring progress and issues on the topic.
Key learning objectives:
• An understanding of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) and its rollout
• An understanding of the housing challenges and opportunities that confront NDIS participants
• An understanding of the key elements of Specialist Disability Accommodation (SDA) and emerging trends
• An opportunity to explore how an NDIS housing project could be structured
9:00 am -10:30 am
ii. The NDIS and its roll-out
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
i. NDIS Housing Segments
ii. SDA and Trends
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Lunch
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm Group Work
i. Our Project
ii. Feedback and discussion
3:30 pm Close