Assistance with Travel / Transportation
The Assistance with Travel / Transportation service is an NDIS service that supports participants who need assistance with travel and transportation. This service is designed to help individuals to access the community and participate in daily activities, including work and study.
Assistance with Travel / Transportation can include a variety of supports such as funding for public transport, vehicle modifications, and help with driving or using public transport. This service aims to reduce barriers to transportation and provide individuals with the support they need to travel safely and independently.
Accessing the Assistance with Travel / Transportation service begins with a consultation with an NDIS planner. The planner will work with the individual to identify their goals and needs related to transportation and develop a plan that includes the support they require. The plan may consist of funding for things such as modifications to a vehicle, the purchase of a mobility aid, or the provision of a support worker to assist with travel.
Once the plan is in place, the individual can access the service. This may involve using public transport, arranging for modifications to a vehicle, or receiving assistance with driving or using public transport. The support provided through this service can be tailored to the individual’s needs and preferences and adjusted as their goals and needs change.
Assistance with Travel / Transportation is an essential service for many NDIS participants, enabling them to access the community and participate in daily activities. It provides individuals with the support they need to travel safely and independently, which can increase their opportunities for social interaction, employment, and education.