Challenges to a timely discharge
At this webinar, we discussed some of the challenges to timely discharge for NDIS participants stuck in hospital and shared strategies to address these challenges.
Duration: 1 hr
Date recorded: 5 December 2022
This webinar is free and is suitable for hospital clinicians as well as support coordinators supporting NDIS participants stuck in hospital.
Join us as we discuss:
Key challenges within the NDIS and health interface causing delays
Common barriers to discharges for people with new or existing disabilities
Strategies to facilitate timely discharge from hospital for NDIS participants
About the presenters
Whitney Lipman - UpSkill Trainer and Occupational Therapist
Whitney is one of our core Trainers and has worked in the public health setting for over 10 years as a Senior Occupational Therapist working to facilitate effective discharges across the continuum. Whitney has a Masters in Clinical Rehabilitation and has also worked as a NDIS Project Officer for Monash Health.
Robert Thomson - Hospital to Home Coordinator
Robert is a social worker in the Summer Foundation's Hospital to Home team supporting the discharge of NDIS participants stuck in hospital. Prior to joining the Summer Foundation, Robert worked with the NDIA and at the City of Port Phillip in the Commonwealth Home Support Programme.