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Managing a Plan

In your plan meeting you will talk about how you will manage your plan. 

There are 3 different ways to manage your plan: 

1. Self-Managed

You manage your own plan 

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2. Plan managed

A service provider manages your plan for you.

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3. NDIS managed

People who run the NDIS manage your plan for you. 

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Part of managing your plan includes managing your budget.

Your NDIS budget is how much funding the NDIS gives you for your plan. 

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There are 3 different types of budgets that can help you reach your goals. 

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1. The Core Budget

The Core Budget is for everyday supports, like: 

  • cleaning 
  • support to help you shop. 
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2. The Capacity Building Budget

The Capacity Building Budget is for supports and services that help you develop skills to: 

  • do things on your own 
  • manage everyday life. 
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This budget can pay for things like: 

  • cooking classes 
  • appointments with professionals, like people who help you move and use your body to get tasks done. 
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3. The Capital Supports Budget

The Capital Supports Budget is for equipment or things in your home that cost lots of money.


This can be things like a computer with a screen reader.

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