NDIS Assessments in Brisbane

At Vista Healthcare, we conduct diverse NDIS assessments depending on the specific requirements of our patients.

The assessment process typically commences with either a referral or phone inquiry. We will schedule a pre-visit phone call to discuss the needs of the participant or their representatives and to book the appropriate therapist for the in-home visit.

Vista Healthcare caters to adult (18+) NDIS participants and operates throughout the wider Brisbane region.

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Types of NDIS Assessments We Are Experienced With

Vista Healthcare was first NDIS registered in 2018, we employ a range of Australian Physiotherapists and Occupational Therapists who are experienced with:

  • Functional capacity assessments
  • Assistive Technology assessments
  • Home modification assessments
  • Allied health assessments (Physio & OT)
  • SDA & SIL assessments
  • NDIS Plan Review reports
  • Initial NDIS assessments

Vista Healthcare uses a mixture of official NDIS reporting templates and our own clinical documentation. We assist our clients to submit these reports to the NDIS/NDIA and implement the required healthcare thereafter.

When is an NDIS Assessment Required?

NDIS assessments Brisbane could be required for a number of reasons.

New NDIS Participants

New NDIS participants seeking to apply for funding often engage Vista Healthcare to perform initial assessments as part of their application.

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NDIS Plan Reviews

Assessments are also required for plan reviews. In these instances, a full functional assessment with an Occupational Therapy report is required.

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The purpose of plan reviews are to ensure current supports are appropriate (carers, living environment, how healthcare is being managed etc,). If additional reasonable and necessary support are required, these will be formalised in the report with the purpose of assisting the NDIS participant to achieve their meaningful goals and access appropriate funding.

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Change of Circumstances

An assessment could also be required if there has been a change in a patient’s condition or circumstances. This often relates to changes in accommodation or health status.

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As such, the patient would require a functional assessment to identify new care and/or equipment needs.

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Assistive Technology

We also perform assessments for people planning to access complex Assistive Technology (such as powered wheelchairs, scooters and hoists) and provide the necessary manual handling training to relevant stakeholders.

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Vista Healthcare works closely with patients, care givers, support coordinators and other Allied healthcare companies to ensure multidisciplinary care is provided.

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NDIS Assessments Brisbane Explained

What types of assessments does Vista Healthcare offer and what medical documentation is produced after the assessment?

Vista Healthcare offers different types of assessments, and the medical documentation produced will depend on the type of assessment required. For functional assessments, our Brisbane Occupational Therapist will provide a detailed report covering the current health status, assessment findings, recommended interventions, and anticipated hours.

How does Vista Healthcare conduct assessments and what is the process like?

Before commencing the assessment, we will conduct pre-screening to ensure we are appropriate to consider. The assessment will take place at the participant’s residence at a time that suits them, and it typically takes 1-3 hours, followed by the necessary reporting.

Who can access Vista Healthcare’s assessment services?

Vista Healthcare’s NDIS assessments Brisbane services are available to adults aged 18 and above, and we also work with NDIS participants who manage their plans themselves. Our caring clinicians visit people throughout the greater Brisbane region.

How are NDIS assessments funded and what is Vista Healthcare’s communication process during the assessment?

All NDIS assessments Brisbane are covered by the person’s plan, and we will keep you informed throughout the process. Our professional communication standards ensure that the client stays informed of the process.

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How do NDIS Assessments Help People Achieve Their Goals?

Vista Healthcare is a holistic provider, meaning that we consider all aspects of a person’s life and how this could be better managed to improve safety, independence and quality of life. Assessments help with:

Home Safety – Creating safe environments (from safe cutlery to minor home mods such as ramps and rails) to improve safety for residents and people visiting the property. A priority for Vista Healthcare.

Assistive Technology – Both low and high cost/risk equipment that requires approval from the NDIS.

Community Access – The right of every patient. We help people access the community through physical rehabilitation, mobility equipment prescription, using public transport, attending work/school support etc. Our clinicians support our clients wherever their goals take us.

Future Planning – Identifying current risks and future needs for NDIS plans to ensure patients receive appropriate funding in their upcoming NDIS plan.

Activities of Daily Living – Our therapists help people build skills and capacity to perform tasks of everyday living with safety, independence and dignity (i.e. fatigue management, upper limb rehab).

Related Support Services – Ensuring our clients receive appropriate Allied healthcare, social supports, leisure and everything in between.

Ready to Work with Vista Healthcare?

Vista Healthcare is an Australian-owned company that employs senior Physiotherapists and Occupational Therapists with vast experience in conducting NDIS assessments.

Our therapy and administration teams are knowledgeable about NDIS/NDIA processes, work closely with NDIS support coordinators, and prioritize the needs of our clients.

We are duly registered with the APA and AHPRA, and our staff holds current WWCC certifications.

We are well-equipped to provide healthcare to individuals with disabilities. Our patients have praised us for our enthusiastic and compassionate care, and our team’s expertise and commitment to each case.

If you’re a current NDIS participant or just getting started, we’re happy to help with your specific needs.

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What Our Patients Are Saying

Kristine Santos

Kind and Professional

Jacob from Vista Healthcare is a kind and professional occupational therapist. He has helped our son with ASD in being more independent and confident with his day-to-day living skills. Jacob is a great match for our son who is generally very selective on therapists that he would open and warm up to. Jacob is a credit to Vista Healthcare.

Mario Campo

Care and Compassion

Robina and her team have been providing in home Physio for my 91 year old mother for the past 18 months. The level of care and compassion is outstanding. They have navigated her needs during the pandemic with the utmost of professionalism, ensuring her mobility was not compromised and her health enhanced. The home visits take pressure off our family as balancing all her appointments, care and full time work is at times impossible. Knowing we can relax and not have to worry about her physio needs, provides great peace of mind. We cannot thank them all enough and have no hesitation in recommending the services.

Lauren Kent

Kind and Caring

I have worked alongside Robina and the Vista Healthcare Team for well over two years now and I can't praise them enough! They are kind, professional, caring and extremely knowledgeable in their field. It has been a pleasure working alongside them in taking care of the staff and residents at Fitzgerald Aged Care.

Steve and Sam

Highly Professional

I would just like to thank Robina for the very generous advice that she gave me yesterday. There most definitely was an opportunity for her company to take financial advantage of my situation however she displayed a highly professional and ethical standard and I valued her honest and genuine opinion. While we now have no need for her services (thanks to her advice), I would most certainly consider approaching Vista Healthcare in the future. Many thanks and best wishes.

Jenny Luke

Great Service

We have been using Vista Healthcare for a while and are very happy with the service they provide. Robina, the physio is amazing and we are so grateful for the work she has been doing with my husband.