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What does an LAC do?

Our local area coordinators (LACs) will help you move from stage to stage on your pathway with the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).

Our LACs can meet with you, your family and your carer to help you understand the NDIS; link you to information and community supports; assist you with access to the NDIS; help you apply for an NDIS plan – if you are eligible for supports through ad NDIS plan; support you to put your NDIS plan into action and to apply for a plan reassessment.

Feros Care’s LACs can help you to:

Understand the NDIS and access the scheme – This may include workshops with other participants or individual conversations with an LAC about the NDIS.

Implement your NDIS plan – Your LAC will help you to find and receive the services that make up your NDIS plan. They will also provide assistance throughout your plan if you need help or have any questions.

Our LACs can link you to information and support in your community

As part of their role, our LACs will help you to learn about the support that’s available in your local community, including:

Understanding how the NDIS works with other government services and supports like education, health, and transport;

Sustain informal supports around you, such as family, friends and local community members.

Even if you’re not eligible for an NDIS plan, you can still ask your LAC about the supports available in your community. NDIS registered partners delivering LAC services, like Feros Care, will also work to make your community more welcoming and inclusive.

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