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12/08/2019
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Live Webinar for Small Businesses: Understanding Digital Transformation

This session will focus on the introduction to digital transformation and why it is important in the disability sector.
One Day Seminar
5/07/2019
One Day Seminar

Lean Thinking and Practice Workshop

NDS invites Strategic Leaders and Managers to this two-part workshop on Lean Thinking and Practice, based on the global Lean Transformation Model.
Sector Meeting
10/01/2019
Sector Meeting

Training Providers Community of Practice

This Community of Practice will support registered disability service providers and Registered Training Organisations (RTOs) on matters relating to training and development.

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Manual Handling for Disability Support Workers

health worker and client
Location: National (Online)
Date: 4/06/2019 to 31/12/2019

This e-learning module explores manual handling techniques for supporting people with disability.

Developed as part of an NDS Member Collaboration, this awareness e-learning module for Disability Support Workers addresses what makes a manual task hazardous and how to manage the risks associated with it. With a number of demonstrative videos and interactive activities, topic areas include:

  • Managing risk associated with hazardous manual tasks
  • Personal Care
  • Mobility
  • Transportation

The module includes a short assessment required for course completion.

A video library compliments the course. The video library includes demonstration of the following tasks:

  1. Risk Management - 4 step application and transfer using a transfer belt
  2. Undressing
  3. Showering
  4. Drying
  5. Dressing
  6. Lying to sitting
  7. Positioning the lower limb of the customer for rolling
  8. Positioning the upper limb of the customer for rolling
  9. Rolling the client towards the worker
  10. Rolling the client away from the worker
  11. Assist to stand front
  12. Assist to stand back
  13. Assist to stand side
  14. Using a transfer belt to stand
  15. Sit to stand with walking frame
  16. Assisted walking
  17. Walking the a transfer belt
  18. Walking with aid - walking frame
  19. walking with aid - walking stick
  20. Assisted sitting
  21. Assisted sitting with a transfer belt
  22. Repositioning a person in a wheelchair
  23. Moving a customer using a hoist
  24. Using a slide sheet
  25. Assisting a weight-bearing person in and out of the car
  26. Loading and unloading a wheelchair from a minibus
  27. Set up of wheelchair – folding and unfolding
  28. Pushing a wheelchair
  29. Going down a step-kerb in a wheelchair
  30. Going up a step-kerb in a wheelchair
  31. Using brakes on gradients
  32. Using a wheelchair transfer board
  33. Transportation of Wheelchairs on different surfaces

Cost:

-Individual users: $70.00 + GST

-Individual users: For orders over 10 the course fee is $65.00+ GST per person.

-NDS Member Corporate License: For unlimited users for 12 months period the license fee is $3250.00 + GST

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