CLIENT SERVICE RATES FOR SELF-MANAGED NDIS PARTICIPANTS & SERVICE PROVIDERS

NDIS support item Description NDIS line reference Price
Low Intensity
Assistance with self-care activities during daytime weekdays 6am-8pm Assisting with, and/or supervising, personal tasks of daily life to develop skills of the participant to live as autonomously as possible. 01_011_0107_1_1 $57.00 per hr
Assistance with self-care activities per weekday evening 8pm-12am Assisting with, and/or supervising, personal tasks of daily life to develop skills of the participant to live as autonomously as possible. 01_015_0107_1_1 $61.00 per hr
Assistance with self-care activities on Saturdays all day Assisting with, and/or supervising, personal tasks of daily life to develop skills of the participant to live as autonomously as possible. 01_013_0107_1_1 $77.00 per hr
Assistance with self-care activities on Sundays all day Assisting with, and/or supervising, personal tasks of daily life to develop skills of the participant to live as autonomously as possible. 01_014_0107_1_1 $99.00 per hr
Assistance with self-care activities on Public Holidays all day Assisting with, and/or supervising, personal tasks of daily life to develop skills of the participant to live as autonomously as possible. 01_012_0107_1_1 $119.00 per hr
Assistance with self-care – night-time sleepover – this is the same cost for high intensity Assistance with, or supervision of, personal tasks of daily living where overnight support is needed, but the care giver can sleep when not required to provide support. 01_010_0107_1_1 $228.00 per hr
Assistance with self-care – active overnight 12am-6am Assistance with, or supervision of, personal tasks of daily living where overnight support is needed and the care giver will not have the option to sleep 01_002_0107_1_1 $63.00 per hr
Assistance with personal domestic activities Assist participant to undertake and/or develop skills to maintain their home environment where the participant owns their own home & has sole or substantial responsibility for its maintenance. Includes assisting participant to do basic house & yard work. 01_004_0107_1_1 $54.00 per hr
Assistance to access community, social and rec activities – individual -per weekdays 6am-8pm Provision of support to enable a participant to independently engage in community, social and recreational activities during the week 04_104_0125_6_1 $57.00 per hr
Assistance to access community, social and rec activities – individual -per weekday evening 8pm-12am Provision of support to enable a participant to independently engage in community, social and recreational activities during the week 04_103_0125_6_1 $61.00 per hr
Assistance to access community, social and rec activities – individual –Saturday all day Provision of support to enable a participant to independently engage in community, social and recreational activities on a Saturday. 04_105_0125_6_1 $77.00 per hr
Assistance to access community, social and rec activities – individual –Sundays all day Provision of support to enable a participant to independently engage in community, social and recreational activities on a Sunday. 04_106_0125_6_1 $99.00 per hr
Assistance to access community, social and rec activities – individual -per public holiday all day Provision of support to enable a participant to independently engage in community, social and recreational activities on a public holiday. 04_102_0125_6_1 $119.00 per hr
NDIS support item Description NDIS line reference Price
High Intensity*
Assistance with self-care activities during daytime weekdays – higher intensity 6am-8pm Assisting with, and/or supervising, personal tasks of daily life to develop skills of the participant to live as autonomously as possible. 01_008_0104_1_1 $59.00 per hr
Assistance with self-care activities per weekday evening – higher intensity 8pm-12am Assisting with, and/or supervising, personal tasks of daily life to develop skills of the participant to live as autonomously as possible. 01_009_0104_1_1 $65.00 per hr
Assistance with self-care activities on Saturdays – higher intensity all day Assisting with, and/or supervising, personal tasks of daily life to develop skills of the participant to live as autonomously as possible. 01_006_0104_1_1 $81.00 per hr
Assistance with self-care activities on Sundays – higher intensity all day Assisting with, and/or supervising, personal tasks of daily life to develop skills of the participant to live as autonomously as possible. 01_007_0104_1_1 $104.00 per hr
Assistance with self-care activities on Public Holidays – higher intensity all day Assisting with, and/or supervising, personal tasks of daily life to develop skills of the participant to live as autonomously as possible. 01_005_0104_1_1 $126.00 per hr
Assistance with self-care – overnight – higher intensity 12am-6am Assistance with, or supervision of, personal tasks of daily living where intensive overnight support is needed and the care giver will not have the option to sleep 01_018_0104_1_1 $68.00 per hr
Assistance to access community, social/rec acts – individual higher intensity -weekdays 6am-8pm Individual participation support by a support worker with additional qualifications and experience relevant to the participant’s complex needs during the week. 04_101_0104_6_1 $59.00 per hr
Assistance to access community, social/rec acts-individual higher intensity-weekday evening 8pm-12am Individual participation support by a support worker with additional qualifications and experience relevant to the participant’s complex needs during the weekday evening. 04_098_0104_6_1 $65.00 per hr
Assistance to access community, social/rec acts – individual – higher intensity -Saturday all day Individual participation support by a support worker with additional qualifications and experience relevant to the participant’s complex needs on a Saturday. 04_099_0104_6_1 $81.00 per hr
Assistance to access community, social/rec acts – individual higher intensity –Sundays all day Individual participation support by a support worker with additional qualifications and experience relevant to the participant’s complex needs on a Sunday. 04_100_0104_6_1 $104.00 per hr
Assistance to access community, social/rec acts-individual higher intensity-public holiday all day Individual participation support by a support worker with additional qualifications and experience relevant to the participant’s complex needs on a public holiday. 04_097_0104_6_1 $126.00 per hr
Specialised home based assistance for a child Specialist assistance in the home required due to additional requirements of the child’s disability; may be provided to strengthen the sustainability of informal supports. 01_016_0104_1_1 $58.00 per hr
Assistance With Daily Life
House and/or yard maintenance Performing essential house and or yard activities that the participant is not able to undertake. 01_019_0120_1_1 $56.00 per hr
House cleaning and other household activities Performing essential house cleaning activities that the participant is not able to undertake. 01_020_0120_1_1 $51.00 per hr
Support Coordination
Support connection Assistance to strengthen participant’s abilities to coordinate supports & participate in the community. This includes resolving points of crisis, developing capacity & resilience in a participant’s network & coordinating supports from a range of sources. 07_001_0106_8_3 $72.00 per hr
Coordination of supports Further qualifications/experience required to strengthen a higher needs participant’s ability to coordinate their supports & participate in the community. This may include resolving points of crisis, & developing resilience in the participant’s network. 07_002_0106_8_3 $116.00 per hr
Training in planning and plan management Training in planning and plan management for participants unable to do this independently but who could do all or part of the task with training. 07_003_0117_8_3 $69.00 per hr
NDIS support item Description NDIS line reference Price
Improved Living Arrangements
Assistance with accommodation and tenancy obligations Support is provided to guide, prompt, or undertake activities to ensure the participant obtains/retains appropriate accommodation. May include assisting to apply for a rental tenancy or to undertake tenancy obligations. 08_005_0106_2_3 $72.00 per hr
Increased Social and Community Participation
Life transition planning including mentoring, peer support and individual skill development. Establishing volunteer assistance within the participant’s home or community to develop skills. For instance, assistance in attending appointments, shopping, bill paying, taking part in social activities and maintaining contact with others. 09_006_0106_6_3 $72.00 per hr
Individual skills development and training Individual life skills development and training including public transport training and support, developing skills for community, social and recreational participation. 09_009_0117_6_3 $72.00 per hr
Improved Relationships
Individual social skills development Social skills development with an individual, for participation in community and social activities. 11_024_0117_7_3 $72.00 per hr
Improved daily living skills
Assistance with decision making, daily planning, budgeting Provision of time limited support to assist a person to develop and maintain daily budget, including assisting in planning purchases. 15_035_0106_1_3 $59.00 per hr
Individual skills development & training, includes public transport training & support Individual training provided in the home for general life skills to increase independence. 15_037_0117_1_3 $59.00 per hr
Training for carers/parents Training for carers in matters related to caring for a person with disability 15_038_0117_1_3 $72.00 per hr
Service Description Price
Mileage Clients requests $0.78 cents per km
Overtime Unscheduled Extra time that occurs before or after a shift 35% on top of whole shift
Emergency Less than 24 hours notice 100% on top of hourly rate
Cancellation Less than 24 hours notice 75% of original booking
Business Consultation Fee $65 per hour
*The above is a guideline and individual cases will be assessed according to the complexity and services required. We require a minimum of 2 hours per shift, if you book any less than 2 hours you will be charged for 2 hours. Furthermore, any extra time needed on top of the original shift hours booked will be calculated as unscheduled extra time on top of the 2 hours. Charges are rounded to 15 minute increments. Clients that are further than 40km from Cairns CBD are surcharged 5%. Independence World performs all duties of Supports in the capacity of Disability Support Workers.  Fees should be paid before the commencement of the service unless otherwise negotiated. These prices are GST free for standard Home Care for private individuals but must be added for businesses. As at 01/08/2018