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Sector Meeting
9/09/2020
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Victorian Worker Mobility Reduction Scheme

NDS is hosting a meeting on the Victorian Worker Mobility Reduction Scheme for registered SIL and short term accommodation providers.
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Health and Safety Representatives Community of Practice

NDS, in partnership with WorkSafe Victoria, is commencing a Community of Practice for Health and Safety Representatives at disability service organisations.
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10/08/2020
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NSW Accommodation Support and Housing Subcommittee

Members are invited to join us for the next meeting of the NSW Accommodation Support and Housing Subcommittee meeting.

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Virtual Consumer Choice, Dignity and Risk Workshop

Usually offered as an in-house workshop, this one-off virtual workshop is an opportunity for organisations to send staff to create a supportive and compliant care environment.

Consumer Choice, Dignity and Risk

Carer sitting with client at the kitchen table
Location: National (Online)
Date: 25/05/2020 to 30/06/2021

This three-hour interactive workshop, will give you the confidence to support a client's dignity and life choices whilst successfully meeting accreditation standards and defending your duty of care as a service provider.


As a one-off event, NDS is offering a virtual Consumer Choice, Dignity and Risk workshop as an opportunity for organisations to send staff to create a supportive and compliant care environment.


Enabling service providers to create a supportive and compliant care environment.

Workshop includes:

  1. Human rights in relation to client choice and the NDIS Quality and Safeguarding Framework.
  2. Choice – what it means and its benefits
  3. The 'Empowerment Circle' - supporting client choice and avoiding abuse
  4. Dignity of risk and duty of care in practice
  5. Documenting choices - achieving legally defensible informed decision making
  6. Restricting choices – using the 3 'L's to ensure legal requirements are met

Take away practical strategies to:

  • Support client choice in real life scenarios
  • Document informed decision making and choices
  • Confidently meet your duty of care and achieve the best outcomes for clients, your organisation and yourself This workshop is compliant with
  • NDIS Quality and Safeguarding Framework
  • NDIS Practice Standards: Rights and Responsibilities, Independence and Informed Choice
  • United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

Costs

In House Delivery (currently zoom):
- 1 x 3 hour session (up to 20 people max): NDS Member: $2,015 + GST
- 1 x 3 hour session (up to 20 people max): Non-Member: $2,795 + GST
- 2 x 3 hour sessions on the same day: NDS Member: $3,627 + GST
- 2 x 3 hour sessions on the same day: Non-Member: $5,031 + GST

Additional participants when restrictions are lifted are (capped at 30 in total)
- NDS member: $93 + GST
- Non-Member: $129 + GST

Presented by: Preventing Harm Initiative

PHI is a Specialist Training and Risk Management Company for Aged, Community, Disability and Mental Health Services.

Contact information

For any enquiries, please contact Alicia Perry, Learning Coordinator, National Learn and Develop Team, 03 8341 4307,