Home modifications now available through EnableNSW
EnableNSW has partnered with the NSW Ministry of Health to implement a new state-wide home modifications funding program as part of the Safe and Supported at Home (SASH) initiative. The aim of the program is to assist people where discharge from hospital or potential readmission is impacted by an ability to access home modifications. For further information see the program page.
Updated Consumer Application Form now available
Our application form has recently been updated, with some important changes to help us assess your eligibility. An application form should be completed if you are applying to EnableNSW for the first time and at least once every two years to ensure your information is up to date. When needed, please access the form directly from our website to ensure you are using the correct version and to avoid any unnecessary delays.
NDIS NSW North Pilot - streamlining requests for stock and contract items
Together with the National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA), we are working on a pilot to simplify requests for a broad range of cost effective aids and equipment for NDIS participants. A simpler application process for these products is now being piloted with Hunter New England, Mid North Coast and Central Coast Local Health Districts. Please see the NDIS NSW North Pilot page for further information.
Updated Prosthetic Limb Service accreditation guidelines now available
Our PLS accreditation guidelines have recently been reviewed and updated following consultation with the Accreditation Working Group, comprising representatives of the Australasian Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine (AFRM), the Australian Orthotic & Prosthetic Association (AOPA), prosthetists and prescribing medical specialists. See the updated accreditation guidelines.
Updated self-care and mobility clinical criteria now available
Following extensive consultation, new mobility (including seated mobility, transfer aids) and self-care (including pressure cushions for non-mobility, and bathing and toileting) guidelines are now available. Please see forms and clinical criteria for the latest information.