Mobility Clinic Frequently Asked Questions

Why does Össur charge for Mobility Clinics?

We know there is a growing demand for the Mobility Clinics from our attendees. The Mobility Clinic attendance rate supports the expansion oureventsacross Australia and New Zealand, allowing us to deliver more events, at various locations, more frequently, so we can maintain the quality of the Mobility Clinic experiences. 

What are the Mobility Clinic attendance rates contributing to?

Mobility Clinics are not-for-profit events. The Mobility Clinic attendance rates contribute to the delivery of more Mobility Clinics, with improved resources, specialised staff, and tailored solutions. Attendance rates help contribute towards venue, equipment hire, catering, program development and specialised coaching costs. Our commitment to providing more Mobility Clinics remains unchanged, and we are dedicated to positively impacting the lives of amputees and people living with limb difference.

Where can I find the Mobility Clinic attendance rates for 2024?

How are the Mobility Clinic attendance rates calculated?

The calculation method considered the NDIS capacity building hourly rate of $AUD47.70 per hour. Since the duration of each of the Mobility Clinic events varies, the attendance rates also vary. 

What is the capacity building codes I can use for my NDIS plan?

NDIS plans may encompass various supports categorised into Core, Capacity Building and Capital supports.  When it comes to attending a covering the costs of a Mobility Clinic, participants may opt to access funds through the following line items: 

  • Improved Daily Living – Community Engagement Assistance (15_045_0128_1_3) 
  • Improved Social and Community Participation – Innovative Community Participation (09_008_0116_6_3) 

Can I access NDIS funding if I'm self-managed, agency-managed, or plan-managed?

Yes. You can find more detailed information about managing your NDIS funding on the official NDIS website. Here's the link to the specific page: Managing Your NDIS Funding. It provides comprehensive guidance on the different ways to manage your NDIS funding.

Does the attendance rate impact my access to prosthetic componentry if I use NDIS Funding?

No, the attendance rate at the Mobility Clinics does not impact your access to prosthetic componentry when using NDIS Funding. This is because prosthetic componentry and Mobility Clinics are billed through NDIS on different codes, and they do not overlap. Your attendance at the clinics won't affect your NDIS funding for prosthetic needs. If you have any more questions or need further information, please contact NDIS directly.

What if I’m not eligible for funding?

If you find yourself without any funding options to contribute towards the attendance rates associated with attending our Mobility Clinics. We're here to help, please reach out to us at [email protected]

Is there an attendance rate for friends and family?

Yes. These attendance rates help support catering and other costs for friends and family attending the Mobility Clinic. You can find all relevant Mobility Clinic information here:  

Can healthcare professionals attend a Mobility Clinic?

Absolutely! All healthcare professionals are encouraged to attend Mobility Clinics, where Continuing Professional Development (CPD) points will be offered at a selection of clinics. It's a great opportunity for healthcare professionals who work closely with amputees and people with limb difference to learn, collaborate, and earn CPD points in a hands-on and professional environment.

Can students attend a Mobility Clinic? Are there any educational benefits or opportunities for students at these events?

Our Mobility Clinic events welcome students who are eager to learn and engage in field of prosthetics and amputee care. While there isn't a specific student program, attending these events can be a valuable educational experience for students. Students will have a chance to interact with healthcare professionals, gain insights into innovative technologies, and network with experts in the industry. It's a fantastic opportunity to expand your knowledge and make connections in a hands-on and professional environment. 

If you have any specific inquiries or would like to know more about how students can make the most of their experience at Mobility Clinics, please don't hesitate to contact us at [email protected].