About Ross McDonald

Ross McDonald B.Comm (Hons), CA, MBA, is the founder of Capital Guardians, a ‘paypal’ for aged care (residential personal expenses and home care packages) and disability clients (plan management).

Capacity Building Leading to Positive Outcomes

The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) encourages capacity building which focuses on empowering and supporting an individual’s personal development. Capacity building is also largely responsible for funding the NDIS.  Developing individual capabilities will help prevent many long term “support” requirements that would otherwise be required without the development of individuals self-management capacity and prevent more [...]

By | 2019-09-19T23:01:35+00:00 April 3rd, 2019|NDIS|Comments Off on Capacity Building Leading to Positive Outcomes

Managing an NDIS plan

The Differences Explained  It might not seem like it, but the choice between an agency-managed, plan-managed or self-managed NDIS plan is a life-changing decision. This is because each option will either limit or increase the range of support providers that can be hired. We all know how much of a difference a good support can [...]

By | 2019-09-11T01:50:54+00:00 February 19th, 2019|NDIS|Comments Off on Managing an NDIS plan

NDIS: How do I change service providers?

When it comes to changing service providers, most people don’t know where to start. You are entitled to expect good support under the NDIS. If you are unhappy with the support you are receiving, you can either talk to your service provider and get them to change what they are doing or end your service [...]

By | 2019-03-25T02:53:50+00:00 January 24th, 2019|NDIS|Comments Off on NDIS: How do I change service providers?

Finding the right NDIS service provider

Your NDIS funds have been allocated to help you achieve your goals. Besides having the necessary funds, you also need the right supports. Knowing how to find the right service provider can be challenging, but asking the right people and questions can help. Once you’ve identified the types of services that may help you achieve [...]

By | 2019-03-06T01:34:17+00:00 January 17th, 2019|NDIS|Comments Off on Finding the right NDIS service provider

What is an NDIS Service Agreement?

A Service Agreement is a different document to your NDIS Plan. The NDIS Plan explains what you want to do, what your goals are, and the support you need to achieve your goals. A Service Agreement outlines the working relationship you have with your service provider. It says you and your service provider both agree [...]

By | 2019-03-06T01:58:47+00:00 January 9th, 2019|NDIS|Comments Off on What is an NDIS Service Agreement?
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