Catherine Needham, University of Birmingham and Helen Dickinson, University of Melbourne
In July 2016, the full national roll out began of Australia’s National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).
This scheme, which has been piloted in several localities in the last three years, constitutes a major new investment in disability services in Australia. We have been undertaking research and writing on the implementation of NDIS and comparing it to our earlier research on personalisation and a critique of individual budgets and personalisation in English social care services. Continue reading Individualised disability funding in Australia and England – different design, same challenges