EnableNSW provides assistive technology and related services to people in NSW with specific, short term or ongoing health needs to assist them to live safely at home.
EnableNSW is a business unit of HealthShareNSW, and was established in 2007 to implement the major reforms based on recommendations made in the PricewaterhouseCoopers "Review of the Program of Appliances for Disabled People (PADP)" that were supported by NSW Government.
EnableNSW also provides financial assistance towards travel and accommodation costs when people need to travel long distances for treatment that is not available locally.
EnableNSW provides the following programs and services to support people to live and participate at home and in the community:
Assistive technology programs:
- Isolated Patients Travel and Accommodation Assistance Scheme (IPTAAS)
- Away from Home Haemodialysis Program
- Safe and Supported at Home Initiative
- Home Ventilation Program
For more information, visit the EnableNSW website.
For an inside look at EnableNSW, watch the 1.5-minute video below.