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Sector Meeting
13/07/2020
Sector Meeting

Conversation with the Chief Economist

NDS is hosting a pricing forum for Tasmanian disability service providers with Dr David Cullen, Chief Economist NDIA.
Sector Meeting
2/07/2020
Sector Meeting

Complexity: NDS Professional Community of Practice Meetings

The Complexity CoP focuses on the operational issues emerging for organisations that support people with complex needs.
Webinar
30/07/2020
Webinar

Governing for Rights and Quality: A webinar for Boards and Executive Teams

Board and Executive Team members are invited to join us for a complimentary live webinar to delve into what Boards and Executives should be doing to ensure human rights approaches and quality and safeguarding...

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Members are invited to register for the next meeting of our NDS NSW Supported Employment Subcommittee.
NDS Member Meeting
21/08/2019
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NDS NSW Open Employment Subcommittee Meeting

Members are invited to register for the next meeting of our NDS NSW Open Employment Subcommittee.
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27/07/2020
Online Training

Free NDS Quality and Safeguarding Training

We are pleased to release our NDS Quality and Safeguarding Sector Readiness Free training schedule for August, 2020.

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Consumer Choice, Dignity and Risk

Carer sitting with client at the kitchen table
Location: National (Online)
Date: 25/05/2020 to 30/06/2021

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 a service provider.

Enabling service providers to create a supportive and compliant care environment.

Workshop includes:

  1. Human rights in relation to client choice and the NDIS Quality and Safeguarding Framework.
  2. Choice – what it means and its benefits
  3. The 'Empowerment Circle' - supporting client choice and avoiding abuse
  4. Dignity of risk and duty of care in practice
  5. Documenting choices - achieving legally defensible informed decision making
  6. Restricting choices – using the 3 '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

Costs

In House Delivery (currently zoom):
- 1 x 3 hour session (up to 20 people max): NDS Member: $2,015 + GST
- 1 x 3 hour session (up to 20 people max): Non-Member: $2,795 + GST
- 2 x 3 hour sessions on the same day: NDS Member: $3,627 + GST
- 2 x 3 hour sessions on the same day: Non-Member: $5,031 + GST

Additional participants when restrictions are lifted are (capped at 30 in total)
- NDS member: $93 + GST
- Non-Member: $129 + GST

Presented by: Preventing Harm Initiative

PHI is a Specialist Training and Risk Management Company for Aged, Community, Disability and Mental Health Services.

Contact information

For any enquiries, please contact Alicia Perry, Learning Coordinator, National Learn and Develop Team, 03 8341 4307,