NDIS Experience Research Report
Hard to Reach: Examining the National Disability Insurance Scheme Experience - A Case Study of Wollongong
A report in collaboration with the St Vincent de Paul Society (Wollongong Central Council)
Study reveals barriers to NDIS participation among most needy
Social isolation, lack of support, psychosocial conditions and poverty prevent greater involvement in Scheme.
The report, ‘Hard to Reach: Examining the National Disability Insurance Scheme Experience – A Case Study of Wollongong’, by Freda Hui, Corinne Cortese, Mona Nikidehaghani, Sandra Chapple and Kellie McCombie, was launched on Friday 19 October, during Anti-Poverty Week.
The researchers also made a number of suggestions for how to improve NDIS access for this “hard to reach” group.