The NDIS and Guardianship Orders in SA

There has been alot of information flying around about the need for Guardianship under the NDIS.

There’s some really good info in the attached .pdf file from the SA Office of the Public Advocate, but in a nutshell, for MOST adults with disability with reduced decision making capacity, with responsible family carers working in the best interests of, and with a person with disability, the NDIS does not require a Guardianship to allow a carer (usually parent, often sibling) Nominee status under the NDIS.

Here’s a link to their info flyer: 30 OPA, Guardianship Orders and the NDIS