mental health families and friends Tasmania want to know what families and friends see as the barriers to the person they support applying for the NDIS.

We will forward your anonymous replies to the Mental Health Council of Tasmania (MHCT). Primary Health Tasmania (PHT) has contracted the Council to identify any barriers to people with mental ill health applying for the NDIS.

To read more about the background to the survey see https://mhfamiliesfriendstas.org.au/ndis-barriers-have-your-say

The Survey closes Wednesday 11th December (5 pm).

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* 1. Are you aware of the NDIS and how it can support individuals with psychosocial disability?

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* 2. Have you had any engagement with the NDIS? For example: Phone call, website visit or letter?

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* 3. If yes, tell us about your experience of the NDIS.

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* 4. Have you - or the person you support - applied or considered applying for the NDIS?

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* 5. What would support you - or the person you support - to apply? For example: an information session, one-on-one support etc.

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* 6. If you have not applied, what is holding you - or the person you support - back from applying? For example: lack of time, more immediate issues, etc.

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* 7. If you - or the person you support - has applied, tell us about the experience of gathering information. For example: how much time it took, amount of documentation required, etc.

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* 8. What made you - or the person you support - initially decide to apply for the NDIS?

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* 9. If you - or the person you support - has applied, was the application successful?

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* 10. If  the application was not successful, have you reapplied or considered reapplying?

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* 11. If  you reapplied or are going to reapply, what made you decide to do so?

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* 12. If you have not reapplied, what would support you to make the decision to re-apply for the NDIS? For example: information session, one-on-one support etc.

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* 13. Is there anything else you would like to tell us about barriers to applying for the NDIS?

Thank you for taking the time to fill in our survey.  Your feedback is valuable for us to advocate and to support mental health friends, families and carers in Tasmania.

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