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  • Feb 27 2022

Current Scheme Implementation and Forecasting for the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)

Supplementary submission by the Australian Physiotherapy Association

February 2022

‘Back to normal’ is not good enough for people living with a disability

As the world observes the United Nations’ International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD), the Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA) is implementing an improved disability support package for its members, to continue its ongoing commitment to inclusion for people living with disability.

 

  • Nov 29 2021

Current Scheme Implementation and Forecasting for the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)

Submission by the Australian Physiotherapy Association

November 2021

  • Nov 04 2021

Statement from the Australian Physiotherapy Association on formalising the role of physiotherapy in mental health care

Submission by the Australian Physiotherapy Association

November 2021

  • Oct 25 2021

Proposed legislative changes to the National Disability Insurance Scheme Act 2013 (the NDIS Act) and the NDIS Rules 2021

Submission by the Australian Physiotherapy Association

October 2021

Physical health of people with dementia neglected with tragic consequences

Accidental falls are a leading cause of death in people living with dementia, yet less than 0.25 per cent of the $3 billion dementia health budget is spent on care that can prevent them.

Mental Health Committee told physiotherapists must be included in mental health reform

Speaking before the Select Committee on Mental Health and Suicide Prevention on 26 July, Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA) National President, Scott Willis outlined the vital role physiotherapy training plays in multidisciplinary and inter-disciplinary care, but emphasised how Australia’s mental health system limits this care by not properly investing in, and promoting, team based care.

  • Jul 09 2021

Joint Response to the NDIA Request for Information on Designing an Early Childhood Assistive Technology (AT) Approach

Submission by the Australian Physiotherapy Association

July 2021

  • Jun 26 2021

Purpose, intent and adequacy of the Disability Support Pension

To: Community Affairs References Committee

Submission by the Australian Physiotherapy Association

June 2021

  • May 30 2021

NDIS Interventions for children on the autism spectrum

Submission by the Australian Physiotherapy Association

May 2021

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