Contact Enable on 1800362253 or email enable@health.nsw.gov.au

Eligibility indicator

This indicator is intended as a guide to your eligibility to access EnableNSW Programs. It does not consider your individual circumstances. We encourage you to speak to a Customer Service Officer to discuss your individual circumstances and requirements.

Health status

Do you have a long term health condition or disability?

National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)

Are you a confirmed NDIS participant with an active plan in place?

Residential Aged Care Facility (RACF)

Do you live in a RACF (including Nursing Home or Hostel)? This may include short-term respite

Outcome

You are eligible to apply for the following EnableNSW programs:

  • Prosthetic Limb Service (PLS)
  • Equipment Allocation Program for a power wheelchair (PWC) if you use it on your own

Next steps:

  1. Let your health professional know that you can apply to EnableNSW.
  2. Send a completed EnableNSW application form (MS Word) with any relevant documents, so we can assess your eligibility correctly.

Outcome

You are not eligible for EnableNSW programs, but may be considered under exceptional circumstances.

Outcome

Please assess your eligibility for EnableNSW once your discharge plan (including accomodation and other services) are confirmed.

Outcome

You are eligible to apply for the following EnableNSW Programs:

  • Aids & Equipment Program (AEP)
  • Home Respiratory Program (HRP)
  • Prosthetic Limb Service (PLS)

Next steps:

  1. Let your health professional know that you can apply to EnableNSW.
  2. Send a completed EnableNSW application form (MS Word) with any relevant documents, so we can assess your eligibility correctly.

Outcome

You are required to check your level of assistance with DVA before applying for EnableNSW programs.

Outcome

You are eligible to apply for the following EnableNSW programs:

  • Aids & Equipment Program (AEP)
  • Prosthetic Limb Service (PLS)

Next steps:

  1. Let your health professional know that you can apply to EnableNSW.
  2. Send a completed EnableNSW application form (MS Word) with any relevant documents, so we can assess your eligibility correctly.

Outcome

You are eligible to apply for the following EnableNSW programs:

  • Prosthetic Limb Service (PLS)

You may be eligible for other programs when your discharge plan (including assistance) is confirmed.

Outcome

You are eligible to apply for the following EnableNSW programs:

  • Home Respiratory Program (HRP)
  • Aids and Equipment Program for Compression garments

Next steps:

  1. Let your health professional know that you can apply to EnableNSW.
  2. Send a completed EnableNSW application form (MS Word) with any relevant documents, so we can assess your eligibility correctly.

Outcome

You are eligible to apply for the following EnableNSW programs:

  • Prosthetic Limb Service (PLS)

Next steps:

  1. Let your health professional know that you can apply to EnableNSW.
  2. Send a completed EnableNSW application form (MS Word) with any relevant documents, so we can assess your eligibility correctly.

Any other request may be considered under exceptional circumstances.

Exceptional Circumstances

In exceptional circumstances discretion may be exercised by the Manager, EnableNSW to approve a request where:

  • the person is not eligible for EnableNSW
  • there is a lengthy delay in funding
  • there is demonstrable health impact
  • other funding sources have been exhausted
  • the request meets the EnableNSW clinical criteria

For more information, visit the exceptional circumstances page.

Outcome

You do not meet the eligibility requirements for EnableNSW.

Outcome

You are eligible to apply for EnableNSW programs and services if:

  • compensation was awarded for a different disability / condition
  • in cases of demonstrable financial hardship

To discuss your requirements contact us.

Glossary

List of abbreviations used on this page and explanation of their meanings
Abbreviation Meaning
ADHC Ageing Disability and Home Care
AEP Aids and Equipment Program
AIDAS Aids for Individuals in ADHC Acomodation
CHSP Commonwealth Home SUpport Program
COS Continuity of Support Program
DVA Department of Veterans Affairs
HACC Home and Community Care
HCP Home Care Package
HRP Home Respiratory Program
LTCSA Lifetime Care and Support Authority
NDIS National DIsability Insurance Scheme
NGO Non-Government Organisation
PLS Prosthetic Limbs Service
PWC Power Wheelchair
RACF Residential Aged Care Facility
TACP Transitional Aged Care Package