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Quality Use of Medication

Event start date: 18/06/2024
NDS has partnered with the Pharmaceutical Society of Australia to deliver the Quality Use of Medication series for disability services.

Diversifying Employment Disability Awareness Training

Event start date: 18/06/2024
Free training for businesses and employers interested in the benefits of diversifying their workforce

RICM: Investigations and Complaints Workshops

Event start date: 18/06/2024
The workshops aim to introduce providers to the Risk, Incidents and Complaints Management Resources (nds.org.au) and how to use these effectively.

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Right on Board – Practice Governance for Disability Service Providers: Governing and Managing for Human Rights, Quality and Safeguarding - Online Series

Event start date: 11/06/2024
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.

SCHADS: Know Your Award

Event start date: 18/06/2024
NDS and WorkplacePLUS are pleased to offer this SCHADS: Know Your Award half-day workshop to help ensure your HR, payroll, and office managers are getting SCHADS right.

Client Risk Assessment Workshop

Event start date: 19/06/2024
This course will walk you though how to complete a risk assessment to identify causes, enable effective risk management strategies to be put in place and meet Quality Standards.

Manual Handling for Disability Support Workers

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Location: eLearning
Date: 31/12/2099

Available now - secure your booking for 2024.

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.

The entire module takes approximately 90 minutes to complete.

A video library complements the course. The video library includes demonstrations 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

Fee structure (excludes GST) for a 12 month licence:

  • Individual access: $75
  • Up to 25 users: $625
  • 26 to 50 users: $950
  • 51 to 75 users: $1080
  • 76 to 100 users: $1250
  • 101 to 150 users: $2020
  • 151 to 200 users: $2600
  • 201 to 250 users: $3250
  • 250 plus users: POA

Note: This course is available on the NDS Workforce Essential e-Learning Library Licence

Contact information

For any enquiries, please contact Learn & Develop,  submit enquiry/feedback.

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