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NDS’s Quality and Safeguarding conference – Hurry, early bird registrations close soon

Banner reads: Quality and Safeguarding: the future of safer services and improved quality - Virtual Conference


Register your attendance today for NDS’s Quality and Safeguarding virtual conference to take advantage of our $129 early bird pricing exclusive to NDS Members and Organisational Associates.

This one-day, national virtual conference will be held on Wednesday, 12 May 2021 followed by a series of masterclasses and workshops on 13 and 20 May 2021.

Facilitated by NDS as part of a ‘Quality Service Provision’ month of activity, this conference will bring together people with disability, disability providers, industry experts and government to explore a world beyond frameworks and processes, to identify actions that will ensure the safe delivery of services.

With a mix of theory and practice, strategic considerations and issues on the ground, the Quality and Safeguarding conference is relevant for anyone working in the sector.

Early bird virtual conference registrations are open until 8.00pm AEST, Friday 9 April 2021.

Program highlights:

  • Keynote: 'How can Royal Commission recommendations and findings support the move to safer services?' - Robert Fitzgerald, NSW Ageing and Disability Commissioner, Ageing and Disability Commission
  • The International Perspective: 'How regulation can improve an entire system' - Ian Trenholme, CEO, Care Quality Commission, UK
  • Embedding Active Support in your organisation: ‘What it takes and why is it important’ - Professor Christine Bigby, Director, Living with Disability Research Centre Chair, Academic Board, School of Allied Health, Human Services & Sport, La Trobe University
  • Person Centred Quality: 'How can great teams drive great support?' - Helen Sanderson, CEO, Helen Sanderson Associates
  • Panel discussion: 'Every moment has potential for …catastrophe. How can we build high-reliability organisations?'

The panel includes Professor Nicholas Lennox, Senior Medical Advisor Disability & Health, Primary Care Division, Department of Health, Professor in Adult Intellectual Disability Medicine and former Director of Qld Centre for Intellectual and Developmental Disability; Jennifer Cullen, CEO, Adjunct Associate Professor, James Cook University, Adjunct Associate Professor, Menzies Health Institute Qld, Griffith University and will be facilitated by Alan Hough, Director, Purpose at Work.

All presentations will be available on-demand for 12 months after the conference.

Register now! Don’t miss this opportunity to be part of the discussion.

Contact information

For any enquiries, please contact Anneka Hancock, Conference and Events Coordinator, 0292563192,