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NDS Member Meeting
15/07/2022
NDS Member Meeting

National Quality and Safeguarding Community of Practice

NDS invites members to join the National Quality and Safeguarding CoP, a peer-led forum covering all areas of providing quality safe services for people with a disability.
Online Event
3/11/2022
Online Event

Lunchtime Lectures: Professor Nick Lennox

Professor Lennox will discuss his work within the context of health and people with intellectual disability. Touching on improvement strategies including Education, Annual Health Assessments (CHAP), Ask...
Sector Meeting
22/06/2022
Sector Meeting

WA Quality and Safeguarding Community of Practice

This bi-monthly peer-led forum provides NDIS disability service providers in WA an opportunity to share information and problem solve on matters relating to person-centred practice, positive behaviour...

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An introduction to the NDS Quality Portal

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Defensible Documentation

Defensible Documentation workshops are an opportunity for organisations to send staff to learn effective methods of record keeping.

Dignity of Risk and Duty of Care - In-house workshop

Carer sitting with client at the kitchen table
Location: At your organisation/Zoom
Date: 31/12/2025

Scheduled by arrangement.

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.

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):
- one 3-hour session (up to 20 people max): NDS Member: $2,465 plus GST
- one 3-hour session (up to 20 people max): Non-Member: $3,330 plus GST

Additional participants when restrictions are lifted are (capped at 30 in total)
- NDS member: $93 plus GST
- Non-Member: $129 plus 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, submit enquiry/feedback