Catch up on the latest mental health and disability news, including: the NSW mental health services reform, the strong connection between how we view old age to how well we age, events across the country and more.
The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is the most significant reform of disability services in a generation. It was designed to support a better life for hundreds of thousands of Australians living with a significant and permanent disability.
Wellways has just won a two-year grant from the National Disability Insurance Agency supporting the successful Life in Community (LinC) program in the Australian Capital Territory. The program helps people get back into community life after, for example, an extended stay in hospital.
From disease detection in our watches to nominations for The Tandem Awards, see what's happening in mental health, aged care and disability news this month.
Wellways Australia welcomes the 2018-2019 ACT Budget, saying it confirms the territory government’s promise of support for the community’s most vulnerable.
Wellways is marking National Sorry Day on 26 May and National Reconciliation Week 27 May - 3 June across the organisation by encouraging people to listen, to learn and to find about local Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities - their culture and history and to share what they have learned with others to help us all grow our knowledge.