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News update

New Guide for Disability Support Workers says “Stay off your phone!”

Advocacy WA, with VALiD in Victoria, has released new resources on what people with disability expect from their support workers when in the community.
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News update

New book tells government how best to support people with developmental disability

The book, in easy-read format from Developmental Disability WA, tells the state and federal governments where more funding should go.
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News update

Voting is a bad experience for some Victorians with a disability

Survey by Electoral Matters Committee finds 18 per cent of people with disability had a bad experience at voting centres.
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Sector Meeting

SA Quality and Safeguards Network Meeting

We hope you can join us for the next Quality and Safeguards Network meeting.
WA Disability Support Awards 2024
News update

WA Disability Support Awards nominees announced

Outstanding contributions by remarkable people recognised in seven categories.
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Sector Meeting

SA Housing and Supports Network Meeting

The first Housing and Supports Network meeting for 2024 is being held on Tuesday, 13 February.
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One Day Seminar

Disability and Palliative Care - Strengthening our work together

The forum is being held in response to ongoing disability and palliative care sector desire to collaborate to support improved choices for people with disability
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WA Disability Support Awards Ceremony 2024

NDS is looking forward to the opportunity to celebrate the achievements of people who demonstrate excellence, passion, vision and commitment to supporting people with disability.
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Mental Health Recognition and Response for Disability Support Workers

This six-hour workshop will help disability support workers to identify and manage psychosocial risks that are often complex.
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Online Event

NDS Allied health information session: ACROD Parking, Companion Card, Changing Places

This information session will cover the technical aspects of eligibility criteria and the assessment process as well as how to support Companion Cardholders, ACROD Permit holders and Changing Place...