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  • Writer's pictureAaron Norrish

What Are the Responsibilities of an NDIS Plan Manager?

Updated: Jun 23, 2023

An NDIS Plan Manager is an integral part of the NDIS program and plays a crucial role in ensuring that individuals with disabilities receive the support they need. In this article, we will outline the key responsibilities of an NDIS Plan Manager.


Here’s What Our Plan Managers Will Do For You

- Receive invoices from providers and make payments

- Guide you through the process of making claims through the NDIS portal

- Generate financial reports to keep track of your NDIS funds

- Help you budget and manage your NDIS funds

- Equip you with the skills to transition to self-management.


Managing NDIS Funds

One of the primary responsibilities of an NDIS Plan Manager is to manage the NDIS funds allocated to individuals with disabilities. This involves working with the individual to understand their support needs and ensuring that their NDIS funds are used to cover the cost of the supports they require. This may include managing payments to service providers, monitoring the individual's budget, and ensuring that the individual's support needs are met within the available budget.


Ensure Compliance with NDIS Regulations

NDIS Plan Managers must ensure that they are operating within the guidelines set out by the NDIS. This may include ensuring that the supports provided to individuals with disabilities are compliant with NDIS regulations and that the individual's rights are protected. The NDIS Plan Manager may also be responsible for ensuring that service providers are operating within the NDIS guidelines, and for reporting any concerns or incidents to the NDIS.


Collaborate with Other Stakeholders

NDIS Plan Managers must also collaborate with other stakeholders, including service providers, support workers, family members, and government agencies. This involves working with these stakeholders to ensure that the individual's needs are met and that the individual is receiving the best possible support. The NDIS Plan Manager may also be involved in the development of policies and procedures that help to ensure that the NDIS program is run effectively and efficiently.


Conclusion

In conclusion, the role of an NDIS Plan Manager is crucial in ensuring that individuals with disabilities receive the support they need to live a fulfilling life. NDIS Plan Managers play an important role in managing NDIS funds, supporting individuals to achieve their goals, ensuring compliance with NDIS regulations, and collaborating with other stakeholders. If you or a loved one requires support under the NDIS, it is important to work with a reputable and experienced NDIS Plan Manager to ensure that your needs are met


If you would like more information on how Simplified Plan Management can help you with your Plan Management, give us a call at 0491 090 747 or email us at info@simplifiedpm.com.au



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