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Special Event
31/07/2019
Special Event

Taking a Personalised Approach to Quality and Safeguarding

NDS has partnered with Community Disability Alliance Hunter (CDAH) to hold an interactive forum exploring ways we can all support people with disability to be safe, included and connected.
Webinar
13/08/2019
Webinar

Face-to-Face Workshop: Understanding Digital Transformation

This workshop will focus on the introduction to digital transformation and why it is important in the disability sector.
Sector Meeting
22/07/2019
Sector Meeting

Victorian Quality and Safeguarding and Zero Tolerance Community of Practice: Regional events

These important meetings will cover requirements under the NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commission, state-based quality and safeguarding arrangements, and NDS's Zero Tolerance initiative.

Latest Training

NDS Member Meeting
24/07/2019
NDS Member Meeting

NSW Accommodation Support and Housing Subcommittee and SIL Teleconference

Come together to hear from NDS and fellow providers on policy and operational issues, receive policy updates relevant to specific topics, hear from industry experts and gain advice.
Training Course (short)
22/07/2019
Training Course (short)

Inclusion Ready Workshop: QUT Kelvin Grove

Queensland University of Technology and the Inclusion Ready Project invite key stakeholders at QUT and their affiliates to a workshop about the Information Linkages and Capacity Building grants.
Training Course (short)
24/07/2019
Training Course (short)

Decision-making, Involvement & Co-design in the NDIS: Workshop

This half-day workshop is designed for organisations looking for ways to increase decision-making opportunities, and better involve service users in service design and delivery.

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Webinar
2/07/2019
Webinar

Introduction to Customised Employment Webinar

Gain knowledge and resources to support people who want to work and achieve meaningful employment using a Customised Employment approach.
News update
15/08/2019
News update

Do you have SIL vacancies?

NDS is making a submission to the Joint Standing Committee on the NDIS inquiry into Supported Independent Living (SIL).
News update
14/08/2019
News update

Temporary Transformation Payment will be in new plans

Participant plans developed from 1 July will be constructed on the assumption that providers will charge at the price cap on eligible supports that includes TTP

Manual Handling for Disability Support Workers

health worker and client
Location: National (Online)
Date: 4/06/2019 to 31/12/2019

This e-learning module explores manual handling techniques for supporting people with disability.

Developed as part of an NDS Member Collaboration, this awareness e-learning module for Disability Support Workers addresses what makes a manual task hazardous and how to manage the risks associated with it. With a number of demonstrative videos and interactive activities, topic areas include:

  • Managing risk associated with hazardous manual tasks
  • Personal Care
  • Mobility
  • Transportation

The module includes a short assessment required for course completion.

A video library compliments the course. The video library includes demonstration of the following tasks:

  1. Risk Management - 4 step application and transfer using a transfer belt
  2. Undressing
  3. Showering
  4. Drying
  5. Dressing
  6. Lying to sitting
  7. Positioning the lower limb of the customer for rolling
  8. Positioning the upper limb of the customer for rolling
  9. Rolling the client towards the worker
  10. Rolling the client away from the worker
  11. Assist to stand front
  12. Assist to stand back
  13. Assist to stand side
  14. Using a transfer belt to stand
  15. Sit to stand with walking frame
  16. Assisted walking
  17. Walking the a transfer belt
  18. Walking with aid - walking frame
  19. walking with aid - walking stick
  20. Assisted sitting
  21. Assisted sitting with a transfer belt
  22. Repositioning a person in a wheelchair
  23. Moving a customer using a hoist
  24. Using a slide sheet
  25. Assisting a weight-bearing person in and out of the car
  26. Loading and unloading a wheelchair from a minibus
  27. Set up of wheelchair – folding and unfolding
  28. Pushing a wheelchair
  29. Going down a step-kerb in a wheelchair
  30. Going up a step-kerb in a wheelchair
  31. Using brakes on gradients
  32. Using a wheelchair transfer board
  33. Transportation of Wheelchairs on different surfaces

Cost:

-Individual users: $70.00 + GST

-Individual users: For orders over 10 the course fee is $65.00+ GST per person.

-NDS Member Corporate License: For unlimited users for 12 months period the license fee is $3250.00 + GST

Contact information

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