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2016 NDIS Supporter Survey
People with disability, their families and carers and the service provider sector must have an NDIS that’s the best it can be.
That means letting our decision makers know what’s working, what isn’t and what needs to be done to make it better.
We’ll be releasing our first Every Australian Counts Community Report Card in December and we need you to shape it.
This is your NDIS. Fill out this simple survey to make sure you have your say - http://www.everyaustraliancounts.com.au/survey/
DS NSW Office hours
In order to provide a more consistent level of service to our members, the DS NSW office will be closed on Fridays from 28 October 2016 going forward.
This change is in line with many of our fellow state organisations. In making this change we are hoping to be able to provide an increased level of service Monday to Thursday.
If you do need to contact us, email and voice mail messages will be returned on the next business day.
Green Tea Study
We are getting lots of enquiries about the ‘green tea’ study that has recently been published in The Lancet Neurology journal.
The initial findings are exciting and hold great promise that may be realised with further research. At this stage, however there are no practical applications from the study.
DS NSW cannot recommend that people self-medicate with green tea. It is important that the public be aware of limitations in what is known about potential effects and side-effects of unsupervised use of EGCG ‘treatment.’
We can recommend that you read what the what the experts are saying.