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NDIS Physiotherapy

Neurological Physiotherapy in the home and community

Active Edge Physio has over 3 years of community based experience working with adults living with neurological disabilities who receive NDIS funding. We are a trusted provider that pride ourselves on the quality and detail in our assessments, intervention and NDIS report writing particularly in the context of complex disabilities.

We are involved with clients throughout inner and outer Melbourne, working with Support Coordinators and Local Access Coordinators to help our clients achieve their goals.

Working with our clients to develop their independence

We work towards our client’s goals as outlined in their NDIS plans, create service agreements and request a variety of Assistive Technology (AT) equipment for our NDIS participants.

Some examples of assistive technology that our physiotherapists prescribe include the Philips Respironics Cough Assist E70 Machine, Nippy Clearway, Non Invasive Ventilation, Power Wheelchairs, Ceiling Hoists and Standing Machines.

Funding

If you need to find out more about the types of support services that are funded or find out if you can get funding from the NDIS for the support you need, visit www.ndis.gov.au. If you need help understanding NDIS funding we can help you with that too, please call our team on (03) 8609 1019 or email us on reception@active-edge-physio.com.au.

The hourly rate we charge for our services is set by the National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA), the Australian government organisation that is responsible for managing the NDIS. NDIS pricing can be complex, so if you need help or have any questions please contact our team on (03) 8609 1019 or email us on reception@active-edge-physio.com.au.

How to get started

To get started, phone our team on (03) 8609 1019 or complete our referral form and email it to reception@active-edge-physio.com.au.

NDIS Frequently Asked Questions

We have over 3 years experience working with NDIS clients. During that time we have found that seeing a client’s full plan helps us to achieve better outcomes together.

Seeing your plan helps us to:

  • Understand your prioritised goals and the available supports
  • Discuss openly what we can achieve with the available resources
  • Support you to engage other services so that you get the most out of your funding
  • Communicate clearly with your providers and support networks
  • Write accurate reports to help you get the funding you require in future NDIS plans
  • Request funding for areas of unmet need
  • Reduce hours spent asking you for information about your plan

We understand that it is your choice as to whether you choose to share your plan. We respect your right to choose who you share your plan with. Please be assured that we do not access any funding outside the services that the you have engaged us to provide.

We understand if you do not want to share all sections of your plan. There are some areas we require in order to process a referral. This includes:

  • Your current address
  • Plan dates
  • Plan goals
  • A snapshot of the Capacity Building Budget

Active Edge Physio invoice travel to appointments in a client’s home or within the community, and from the last client of the day in 5 minute increments at our standard hourly rate. We bill a maximum of 30 minutes to the client, and 30 minutes from the client at the rates stipulated in the NDIS Price Guide.

Where a therapist travels to provide services to more than one client in the same geographical area, the therapist will apportion travel time between clients equally.

Travel charges can vary week to week as it depends on where a therapist’s previous client is, how many clients are booked, whether there are cancellations, and a number of other factors. Our team prioritises scheduling appointments to minimise travel costs.

We will organise an appointment for you in the first instance. Following our initial assessment, our recommendations and a service agreement will be created and circulated to you, your support coordinator and plan manager. Our service agreement outlines the physiotherapy support to be provided under your NDIS plan and how much funding has been allocated.

Our team can help you with questions about the referral process or waiting times. Feel free to give us a call on (03) 8609 1019 or email reception@active-edge-physio.com.au.
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