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Scheduled Training

Professional Boundaries: Building and Maintaining Right Relationships

This course will teach you the value of professional boundaries and behaviour, step you through what this looks like, and guide you to help staff build and maintain the “right relationship” with...
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NDS Member Meeting

NDS Victoria Regional Members Hot Topics Update, In-person Event

NDS Victoria is hosting an in-person Hot Topics event for NDS Members in three regional areas, with presentations and discussion about key issues impacting Victorian service providers.
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Sector Meeting

ACT Disability Sector Quarterly Forum

NDS's regular face-to-face Forum for the ACT disability sector. Don't miss this great opportunity to network with colleagues, hear from experts and learn what's happening in the sector.
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Online Event

Staff leadership development in the disability sector

In this session, we will explore three different approaches that incorporate coaching, mentoring, and other leadership development strategies to support staff wellbeing, career growth, and retention.
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News update

Review of Victorian Physical Restraint Direction Paper seeks participants

We invite providers to take part in university research on the physical restraint of people with disability and how to reduce and eliminate its use.
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Executive Leaders Conference 2023

Save the date! The newly refreshed Executive Leaders Conference 2023 will be held on 11 and 12 December 2023 at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre.
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Scheduled Training

AI Now: Using AI in Care Settings

This hands-on, one day online workshop will equip you and your team to use this revolutionary AI technology effectively and practically within a care organisation or setting.
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News update

Victorian Government releases Victorian Skills Plan for 2023-24

The plan recognises workforce shortages in the care sector and calls for greater collaboration to streamline education and career pathways.
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Helpdesk Top Questions: November 2023

The Helpdesk answered your questions on separate agreements, the PACE rollout, GST, conflict of interest in support coordination, and indexing of SIL claims.
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News update

Victorian Disability Worker Commission promotes benefits of worker registration

The Commission is promoting the benefits of support worker registration to improve safeguards and boost confidence in service quality.