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SDA Update Meeting

NDS invites SDA and SIL providers to attend this meeting to discuss current issues and concerns with the Specialist Disability Accommodation operating environment in Victoria.
Sector Meeting
Sector Meeting

COVID-19 Response: NSW Senior Leader Reflections and Discussion

NSW CEOs and Senior Leaders are invited to join NDS for a further meeting to discuss the impact of COVID-19 on providers.

Candidate Attraction and Retention in the Disability Sector

NDS has partnered with SACS Consulting to bring the disability sector information on contemporary, evidence-based attraction and recruitment approaches.

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Behaviour Support Practitioner Workshop Series for 2020-2021: Workshop Two

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Consumer Choice, Dignity and Risk

This three-hour interactive workshop, will give you the confidence to support a client's dignity and life choices whilst successfully meeting accreditation standards and defending your duty of care as...

Disability Safe eLearning Program

This comprehensive 8 module program is designed to assist disability support workers to create and participate in safe workplaces.

Virtual Defensible Documentation Workshop

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Location: National (Online)
Date: 1/02/2021 to 12/11/2021
Register now

Usually offered as an in-house workshop or training and 1:1 coaching, this virtual workshop is an opportunity for organisations to send staff to discuss correct methods of record-keeping, and learn the leading method to document progress notes professionally, legally and competently.

Presented by NDS and Preventing Harm Initiative, the Defensible Documentation workshop is suitable for all staff across the disability sector who create records and incident reports.

The three-hour workshop covers:

  • Legal requirements of progress note documentation
  • Correct language and words to communicate factual information respectfully
  • Tips for simplifying documentation and ensuring it's relevant and reader-friendly
  • Duty of care - What it means and how to evidence it
  • The recommended format for documenting care and support, risks, incidents, complaints and informed risk-taking.
  • The two 'C's of consent to defensibly document choice and refusal of care.
  • Practice writing defensible notes

Event Details

Monday, 1 February 2021 9.30am - 12.30pm (AEDT) Zoom Online Meeting
Friday, 14 May 2021 9.30am - 12.30pm (AEST) Zoom Online Meeting
Monday, 16 August 2021 9.30am - 12.30pm (AEST) Zoom Online Meeting
Friday, 12 November 2021 9.30am - 12.30pm (AEDT) Zoom Online Meeting

This workshop is limited to 20 participants.


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

Please note tickets are not to be shared - one ticket per attendee.

Contact information

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