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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
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Overview of legislative changes: Information sessions

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Location: Victoria (online)
Date: 26/06/2024

This event is a series of information sessions about new Victorian legislation that impacts disability providers.

Session One: Overview of Legislative Changes

This session took place on Wednesday 1 May 2024. You can access the recording on our dedicated webpage.

In this session you were learn about the new Disability and Social Services Regulation Amendment Act and the key changes to:

  • Restrictive practices, residential services, compulsory treatment
  • Residential tenancy in disability accommodation (including enrolled SDA, SIL homes, TAC/WorkCover/DSOA funded services)
  • Community visitors
  • Information sharing
  • Compliance requirements and offences

Who Should Attend?

Victorian disability services that provide disability accommodation, restrictive practices, residential services and compulsory treatment attend

Session Two: Changes to Victorian laws: residential tenancies in disability accommodation and to the community visitors program.

This session provides detailed information about the changes that impact tenancies in Victorian disability accommodation (including SIL and TAC/Worksafe accommodation) and the expansion of the community visitors program.

Who Should Attend?

Providers of disability and support in various accommodation should attend this session, to ensure you understand and comply with these changes.

Information Session Three, Part A and B: Changes to Victorian laws: Restrictive practices, compulsory treatment and residential services

The first part session provides detailed information about the changes to the provisions for restrictive practices and compulsory treatment.

The second part of the session focuses on the changes to the provisions for residential services and specialist forensic disability services that operate under the Disability Act.

Who Should Attend?

Part A - it is recommended that all Victorian disability providers, behaviour support practitioners and neuropsychologists attend
Part B - it is recommended that Providers of disability services for people under legal treatment orders attend

Event Details

Session Two: Residential tenancies in disability accommodation and to the community visitors program Wednesday 12 June 9:30 am to 10:30 am AEST Online Register
Session Three, Part A: Restrictive practices and compulsory treatment Wednesday 26 June 9:30 am to 10:45 am AEST Online Register
Session Three, Part B: Residential services and forensic disability services Wednesday 26 June 10:45 am to 11:15 am AEST Online Register


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Contact information

For any enquiries, please contact Suzanne Vile, Senior Policy and Project Officer, submit enquiry/feedback, show phone number