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A carer helping a person up from a bed

17/05/2017

As the NDIS pricing assumes fewer hours of employee supervision and training, NDS considers the guarantee of Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) a critical concern for the disability sector.

There are emerging questions around how organisations can continue to support frontline workers to develop professional skills and manage difficult situations under the NDIS.Similarly, disability support work is becoming more isolated, remote, and mobile, and this may pose challenges to managing fatigue and ensuring the physical and mental wellbeing of staff.Some identified issues include:

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