MND Victoria has a range of assistive technology available to help keep people living with motor neurone disease safe and mobile. Items are provided to clients on request from an allied health professional.
MND is a rapidly progressive disease and equipment needs are often urgent, ever changing and short-term. MND Victoria can provide a range of disability aids and equipment. The Service operates on a re-issue model. Clients must be registered with MND Victoria and be a Victorian resident living at home in the community.
Disability aids and equipment are provided to clients on request from the therapist who is directly involved in the support of the person with MND. Equipment may be provided for as long as required at no direct cost to the person with MND.
MND Victoria is a registered provider of disability aids and equipment under the National Disability Insurance Scheme [the NDIS]. Within the NDIS, these are referred to as ‘assistive technology’ and a budget for the rental of equipment, as prescribed by relevant health professionals, may be included in a participant’s NDIS plan. MND Victoria provides equipment under a rental arrangement to people with MND who are participants of the Scheme and have an assistive technology budget included in their plan.
Requests for the provision of equipment may only be submitted by a relevant allied health professional. To submit a request for equipment provision by MND Victoria please select the button below to access the electronic form.