EBL Newsletter EBL_Newsletter_Spring_2019_Digital - Page 10

Supported Independent Living and NDIS update I have been in the Finance Manager position for 5 months now and am extremely privileged and thankful to the board and Wendy to have considered me and provided me with this opportunity to serve EBL. I am proud to announce that 100% of EBL clients are now NDIS funded including all supported independent living, short-term accommodation Update on The Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability NDIS transition has been a challenging time for both the families as well T as EBL in understanding how the hours of support work around the General of the Commonwealth of Australia, His Excellency General the funding received. We have dealt with challenges internally in monitoring Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC (Retired). client funding to maximise their supports and utilisation of plans. We are The Hon Ronald Sackville AO QC has been appointed as Chair of the Royal trying innovative ideas to enhance and improve this, so clients can utilise Commission. Mr Sackville will be supported by six other Royal Commissioners: and learning and lifestyle clients. their funding to the max. he Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of Yianni went to the Royal Adelaide Show on the 31/08/19. People with Disability was established on 4 April 2019 by the Governor- • The Hon Roslyn Atkinson AO We are making sure we have adequate lead times between NDIS plan renewals. We are encouraging input from all parties involved to ensure complete and smooth transition between plans. We are more than ever aware of confidentiality and privacy matters regarding our clients. We encourage parents and families to start a dialogue with EBL so we are aware and can assist you to the best of our abilities and share our • Ms Barbara Bennett PSM • Dr Rhonda Galbally AC • Ms Andrea Mason OAM • Alastair McEwin AM knowledge of the ever changing industry within which we strive to achieve the • The Hon John Ryan AM best results for our clients. The Governor-General issued Letters Patent which formally appoint the Royal Looking forward to working with you all! Commissioners and outline the Terms of Reference for this inquiry. The Commissioners are required to provide an interim report no later than Nidhi Gupta 30 October 2020, and a final report by no later than 29 April 2022. Finance Manager Marandoo Estate Camp and more! Happy birthday to Giovanni. We hope you enjoyed your Ladies camp was held at Marandoo Estate (Longhorne creek), the ladies went special day Gio!! to Monarto Zoo on the Saturday and Royal Adelaide Show on the Sunday. All girls had a wonderful time. Happy Birthday Narelle! We hope you had an Rikki had a great time at the Adelaide Royal Show this year! 10 EBL QUARTERLY NEWSLETTER amazing day! Amy enjoyed her recent holiday to Dreamworld! EBL QUARTERLY NEWSLETTER 11