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MND Queensland Management Committee Update

Jason Russo | 18/06/2020

Management Committee Update from our Company Secretary and CEO

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Topics of Interest for Upcoming Meetings

Jason Russo | 8/06/2020

MND Queensland will be has some interesting topics being covered in our upcoming Online MND Support Group Meetings over the next couple of months.

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MND Queensland Welcomes Occupational Therapists to Team

Jason Russo | 18/05/2020

MND Queensland is growing to better meet the needs of people with MND in the State. We have two new Occupational Therapists joining our team (both working half-time) and they will be ready to start booking appointments from early June. If you're interested in receiving OT support from MND Queensland, please email occupationaltherapy@mndaq.org.au.

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Facebook Event Hosted by MND Victoria this Sunday from 3PM

Jason Russo | 30/04/2020

MND Awareness Week starts on Sunday 3 May 2020 and you are invited to join in the Facebook livestream Day of Hope and Remembrance hosted by MND Victoria.

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MND Awareness Week 2020 - 3 to 9 May 2020

Jason Russo | 30/04/2020

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MND Awareness Week begins this Sunday and while we had some events scheduled, we have had to cancel our plans due to COVID-19, but there are still ways you can get involved including:

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COVID-19 Update - Priority Home Delivery Services

Jason Russo | 6/04/2020


All NDIS participants will today be receiving a home delivery access code via SMS or email. This can be used to access priority home delivery services from a number of retailers.
 

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IMPORTANT UPDATE ON MND QUEENSLAND SERVICES

Jason Russo | 30/03/2020

Yesterday the Government announced new restrictions in its attempts to manage the COVID 19 outbreak. Given these new developments, we no longer have a choice but to suspend home visits by our Support Coordinators/MND advisors.

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Online Priority Shopping Services & Home Deliveries - COVID-19 Update

Jason Russo | 27/03/2020

You may already be aware that both Coles and Woolworths have ceased their usual online shopping/home delivery practices and are instead going to focus on delivering food groceries to people most in need, this includes people with a disability.

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MND Queensland - Bringing Support Groups Online

Jason Russo | 27/03/2020

Our first ever online Support Group will take place at 1pm on Tuesday 31st March. Everyone living with MND and their friends, family and carers are invited to join us.

 

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Update on Changes to NDIS Funded Services

Jason Russo | 26/03/2020

You can find details of all of the changes announced by the NDIA at https://www.ndis.gov.au/understanding/ndis-and-other-government-services/ndis-and-disaster-response

The key changes are:

  • All NDIS plans will automatically be extended for 12 months on the day the existing plan is due to expire.
    • If a Participant is happy with the supports in their plan they can request this extension be for 24 months
    • If there is insufficient funding in the existing plan, you’ll need to request a plan review which will take place by phone
    • All existing scheduled plan reviews will take place by phone

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