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Staff Retention in the Disability Sector Workshop

NDS is partnering with SACS to present a two-hour online interactive workshop on the popular topic of why people leave their jobs and practice tips on how to reduce this in your workplace.
Scheduled Training
Scheduled Training

Right On Board: Governing and Managing for Human Rights, Quality and Safeguarding

Right on Board answers the need as highlighted by the Disability Royal Commission for greater awareness of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.
Special Event
Special Event

WA Pre-Budget Submission Consultation

NDS is inviting members to provide input into developing its pre-budget submission for 2023-24. We would value your insights, experiences and opinions about key issues to raise with the WA Government.

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Victoria in Focus by Sarah Fordyce, September 2022

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Victoria in Focus by Sarah Fordyce, August 2022

Victorian disability service providers continue to operate within a challenging and highly complex environment.
News update
News update

Vic COVID-19 update: Extension of pandemic leave disaster payments and new information

Extended pandemic leave disaster payments, free RATs for NDIS recipients, leave payments, oral health medications, and new respiratory clinics.

Infection, Prevention and Control

A female disability worker looking and smiling at a seated older woman
Location: eLearning
Date: 1/01/2021 to 31/12/2022

Course overview

This comprehensive course was written by subject matter experts which outlines strategies to successfully prevent and control the spread of infection which has never been more important than it is today.

This course equips workers with the latest evidence-based knowledge required to prevent and control infection according to current Work Health Safety (WHS) legislation, standards and industry codes of practice.

Content covers:

  • identifying the risk of infection;
  • responding appropriately to situations that pose an infection risk and reporting accordingly;
  • identifying common infections;
  • recognising the modes of transmission of infection;
  • applying standard precautions as part of own work routine;
  • recognising situations when transmission-based precautions may be required and reporting accordingly; and
  • applying transmission-based precautions when standard precautions may not be sufficient to control infections.

Who should attend?

This comprehensive course is recommended for workers who require knowledge of safe work practices in order to prevent, and if necessary control, infection in the workplace.

Fee structure

Individual access: $35.00 plus GST for 12 months.

Volume discounts are available upon application

Format delivery

Online eLearning module - duration: 60 minutes  

Proudly distributed in partnership with Cerebral Palsy Alliance Training Alliance.

Contact information

For any enquiries, please contact the Learn and Develop Team, submit enquiry/feedback.

For technical support with the eLearning training platform, please contact, 07 3114 2958 or access the online helpdesk