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Health and Safety Representatives Community of Practice

NDS, in partnership with WorkSafe Victoria, is commencing a Community of Practice for Health and Safety Representatives at disability service organisations.
NDS Member Meeting
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NSW Accommodation Support and Housing Subcommittee

Members are invited to join us for the next meeting of the NSW Accommodation Support and Housing Subcommittee meeting.
One Day Seminar
One Day Seminar

Virtual Defensible Documentation Workshop

Usually offered as an in-house workshop or training and 1:1 coaching, this one-off virtual workshop is an opportunity for organisations to send staff to discuss correct methods of record-keeping.

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Managing Change and Communication

This interactive e-learning module introduces frontline staff and supervisors to concepts and techniques for managing change in their organisation, and communicating with individuals during change.

Virtual Consumer Choice, Dignity and Risk Workshop

People in a workshop discussion
Location: National (Online)
Date: 21/10/2020
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Usually offered as an in-house workshop, this one-off virtual workshop is an opportunity for organisations to send staff to create a supportive and compliant care environment, and gain the confidence to support a client's dignity and life choices whilst successfully meeting accreditation standards and duty of care.

Presented by NDS and Preventing Harm Initiative, the Defensible Documentation workshop is suitable for staff across the disability sector.

The three-hour workshop covers:

  • Human rights in relation to client choice and the NDIS Quality and Safeguarding Framework.
  • Choice – what it means and its benefits
  • The 'Empowerment Circle' - supporting client choice and avoiding abuse
  • The dignity of risk and duty of care in practice
  • Documenting choices - achieving legally defensible informed decision making
  • Restricting choices – using the three '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

Event Details

Date: Wednesday, 21 October 2020
Time: 9:30am - 12:30pm (AEST)

Conducted via zoom for up to 20 people - spaces are limited so register now


Member: $200+gst
Non-Member: $300+gst

Contact information

For any enquiries, please contact Alicia Perry, Learn and Develop Coordinator, 0383414307,