The National Disability Insurance Scheme, also known as the NDIS, is a Federal Government initiative which provides lifelong support for people with a permanent and significant disability.
The scheme provides people with supports to help them get more out of life and achieve more independence.
Supports could include health and therapy services, personal care, equipment, help at home and support to increase participation in the community.
What can Western Health Bacchus Marsh and Melton provide me under the NDIS?
Western Health Bacchus Marsh and Melton provides a wide range of services to help you achieve your goals and increase your independence. Services available include:
The Occupational Therapist (OT) can help make your day to day activities easier to manage so you can live more independently.
The OT can recommend aids, equipment or home modifications which will help you to live safely and independently in your home.
The Speech Pathologist can help you with the management of communication and swallowing problems. This can include the provision of advice, education and setting up assistive communication devices to help build your independence.
@ NDIS Djerriwarrh Health Services
Our Podiatrists provide foot care to help improve mobility and prevent foot
injuries. Custom orthotics and assistive devices can also be prescribed as
Counsellors work with individuals to provide support and develop strategies to
improve client’s mental health and wellbeing. Our staff have specialist expertise
in the areas of family violence, grief and loss, family work, youth counselling as
well as personal life issues.
The Dietitian can show you how you can still enjoy the food you love in the
context of a healthy diet so you can maximise your independence. Our
Dietitians can help you to develop the skills to choose and prepare delicious
meals to provide the energy for you to get more out of life.
Our nurses can help you better manage your medical needs so you can
function more independently. A specialised continence nursing service is also
available to help you gain the freedom to enjoy your day to day activities.
The Physiotherapist can help you to build functional independence so you can
increase your participation in day to day activities and get the most out of life.
Am I eligible for the NDIS?
To confirm your eligibility for the NDIS and to receive more information.
call: 1800 800 110
or visit the NDIS website at
I have questions about services at Djerriwarrh Health Services, who can I call?
For more information about how Djerriwarrh Health Services can help you.