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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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COVID-19 UPDATE

Jason Russo | 13/03/2020

We are aware that the current situation might be causing some concern particularly for those with respiratory symptoms. We have been communicating with our client base via email and will continue to monitor the situation and provide advice.

MND Queensland - Delivering Across the State
MND Queensland - Delivering Across the State

Jason Russo | 6/03/2020

Our Services Team have been very busy over the last couple of weeks making sure that all Queenslanders with MND have access to vital equipment wherever they might live.

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MND Queensland Now a Registered NDIS Provider of Support Coordination

Jason Russo | 14/10/2019

MND Queensland is excited to announce we are now a registered provider of Support Coordination under the NDIS. This means that people with MND can use our specialist service to coordinate their supports through their NDIS plans.

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A New Fundraising Record for the Walk to D-Feet MND Brisbane

Jason Russo | 31/05/2019

The Walk to D-Feet MND Brisbane was held at the Forest Meadow of Roma Street Parkland on Sunday 26 May 2019. It was a lovely sunny day and around 500 people attended the event. At the time of writing, the event has raised just over $62,000. This is around $6,000 more than the 2018 walk and sets a new fundraising record for the event!

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Mackay MND Blue Tie Ball Tickets On Sale

Jason Russo | 31/05/2019

For the third year running, local volunteers are organising the MND Blue Tie Ball at the Magpies Sporting Club Mackay. The event is a major fundraiser for MND Queensland.

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Walk to D-Feet MND Gold Coast 2019 a Huge Success

Jason Russo | 5/04/2019

The Walk to D-Feet MND Gold Coast 2019 was held at Hollindale Park (Main Beach) on Sunday 31 March. The event was a massive success and beat all previous Gold Coast walk records!

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