Fees and Funding

From 1st January 2018 fees will change to be in line with the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) recommendations.

Therapy fees: $175 per hour. Calculated in 15 minute increments.

Travel fees: $3 per km.  Calculated as the return trip to and from 6 Vision St, Chadstone, minus the first 10km.

Children who are funded under the Better Start for Children with a Disability Initiative will be charged at the rate as per the contract with the Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs.  Please contact Tiffany for further information.

 

Initial Assessment: minimum 1 hour.  1.5 hours is allowed for Theratogs assessments and Sequential Oral Sensory (SOS) Approach to Feeding assessments.

Therapy Sessions: minimum 30 minutes. 1 hour is required for Theratogs fitting sessions and SOS Feeding Therapy sessions.

Reports and equipment/assistive technology applications will have additional costs.

Cancellations fees may apply and are in line with NDIS guidelines.

 

Therapy sessions can be part or fully funded through:

  • Better Start for Children with a Disability Initiative
  • NDIS
  • Medicare Benefits Scheme item 10960 for People with Chronic Conditions and Complex Care Needs
  • Medicare Benefits Scheme items 82030 (Assessment) and 82035 (Treatment) under the Better Start for Children with a Disability Initiative or under the Helping Children with Autism program
  • Private Health Insurance

You will be provided with an invoice at the end of the therapy session or shortly thereafter. Fees must be paid in full within 2 weeks of the therapy session.

Fees are based on the type and the location of the therapy session: