The assessment rate highly depends on the complexity of your child/family member's presentation. Assessments are charged at a $193.99 hourly rate. Assessment reports are highly recommended and will be provided upon request. Reports are also charged at the $193.99 hourly rate. Please contact us at 0403 118 979 to get an accurate quote.
We will recommend the most appropriate therapy duration and frequency (weekly, fortnightly etc) according to your child's presentation and needs. Most therapy sessions however run for 45-mins and are booked in on either a weekly or fortnightly basis. Once a suitable appointment time slot has been identified, your Speech Pathologist will reserve this appointment slot and book out a block of Speech Therapy for your child.
Pricing (effective 1st July 2021)
45-mins - $145.49
60-mins - $193.99
75-mins - $242.48
Please speak to us if you are experiencing financial difficulties -We will do our best to come up with a plan to support you and your child/family member.
Travel will be charged depending on the time required to travel to your home/childcare/school. This will be charged according to the hourly rate of $193.99.
Cancellation fees will be charged if the 48 hour cancellation notice period is not provided either through phone call to 0403 118 979 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
45min missed Session = $70
1 hr missed Session = $93
1.5 hr missed Session = $140
If you decide to receive services from our clinic, you will need to agree to these cancellation terms.
Cancellation fees will be charged as per the NDIA Policy. 100% of the session fee will be charged if the 48 hour cancellation notice period is not provided either through phone call to 0403 118 979 or email us at email@example.com.
Note that fees are subjected to change without formal notice. Nurture Speech Pathology will follow the recommendations and price guide provided by NDIA.
Funding options and rebates
NATIONAL DISABILITY INSURANCE SCHEME (NDIS)
National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) aims support a better life for hundreds of thousands of Australians with a significant and permanent disability and their families and carers. For more information around the NDIS: please click here. Nurture Speech Pathology provides services to participates under NDIS whose plan is either self-managed or plan-managed.
Self-management is when you manage your NDIS funding. It gives you the flexibility and choice to decide what supports you buy to pursue your plan goals. Plan management is when a provider supports you to manage funding in your NDIS plan. These providers are known as plan managers.
Chronic Disease Management Program
(Enhanced Primary Care (EPC) program)
You can access up to 5 allied health (therapy only) sessions per calendar year. You will require a referral from your GP.
Helping Children with Autism (HCWA) program
You are allowed to access 4 assessment and 20 therapy sessions in total. You will require a referral from your child's paediatrician, or psychiatrist.
PRIVATE HEALTH FUNDS
Please contact your private health insurance to enquire whether your extras cover provides a rebate for Speech Pathology services. Please also note that different companies and levels of cover provide different level of rebates. You can quote the following item codes to determine how much rebate you are entitled to.
Assessment Code (60-90 mins) - Item 320
Assessment Code (>90 mins) - Item 330
Therapy Code - Item 340