People who acquire a disability over the age of 65 years are ineligible for NDIS support.
This has caused issues for older people in the electorate of Mayo, according to local member Rebekha Sharkie.
The Centre Alliance MP joins Jennie Lenman in this chat to discuss her advocacy work towards changing eligibility rules for the National Disability Insurance Scheme. She also discusses feedback she is getting from survey respondents about in-home aged care experiences and talks about challenges for over 50s in SA's COVID vaccination roll-out.
Find out more about Rebekha Sharkie and respond to her surveys on our website: 5mu.com.au/366-community/109253-making-mayo-matter.
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