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NDS in partnership with the NDIA, FACS, ADHC, and the Early Childhood Intervention Australia will be holding a series of NDIS Provider Readiness Forums in 2017.
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NDIS Implementation Workshop 1

adult and child
Location: Around Victoria
Date: 17/10/2017 to 15/11/2017

Registrations are now open for the first NDIS Implementation Workshop in the roll out regions of Inner Gippsland, Ovens Murray, Inner East Melbourne and Outer East Melbourne. NDS has designed these workshops to support disability service providers as they commence NDIS implementation.

The session will provide:

  • Up-to-date news on the NDIS transition from key agencies; NDS, DHHS, NDIA and the regions LAC.
  • Special guest presentation from your regions Early Childhood Early Intervention partner.
  • A question and answer session with presenters.
  • The opportunity to network with your peers from the region over morning tea and to ask questions of our NDS Sector Engagement Team and other agency representatives.
  • Two targeted workshop on the topics of Activity Costs, and Support Coordination

Special Guest – Early Intervention Early Childhood Partner

NDS will be joined by your regions Early Childhood Early Intervention (ECEI) partner, who will discuss the ECEI role, its requirements and what providers can expect in the coming months of transition.

Activity Costs

Activity costs are additional costs incurred as a result of providing a particular activity, these include; entrance fees, activity-specific equipment and resources, and activity specific expertise. This short presentation will detail when and how a provider can charge an activity cost under the NDIS.

Support Coordination

This workshop aims at informing both registered NDIS Support Coordinators and other disability support providers about what to expect when working with a participant who has support coordination included in their plan. The extended session will explore the roles and responsibilities of a Support Coordinator, focusing on managing requests for service and working with other supports, navigating conflicts of interest, report writing and billable hours. Time will also be allocated for questions from the audience.

Who Should attend ?

NDS recommends that strategic leaders within disability service organisations are most suited to attend including; CEOs, CFOs and HR Managers.

Event Details: 

Time: 
Registration and Refreshments:
9:30am
Workshop commences:
10:00am
Workshop ends: 3:30pm

This venue is wheelchair accessible. Please contact the organiser directly with any additional accessibility requirements.

Date Location/Venue
17 October 2017

Century Inn Traralgon 5 Airfield Rd Traralgon VIC 3844

26 October 2017 Wangaratta Club 4 Victoria Parade  Wangaratta 3677
14 November 2017 Box Hill Town Hall 1022 Whitehorse Rd Box Hill, VIC 3128
15 November 2017 Outer East Melbourne region - venue TBA

Contact information

For any enquiries, please contact Savannah Jewell, Sector Transition Coordinator, 038341 4300,