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2/12/2022
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Current complaint mechanisms for abuse fail people with disability

A Disability Royal Commission report says complaint mechanisms and reporting pathways for violence, abuse, neglect and exploitation are often ineffective.
News update
2/12/2022
News update

NDS celebrates 25 members for reaching 20, 30, 40 and 50 years of continued membership

Last week, the outstanding commitment, loyalty and community contributions of 25 organisations were celebrated with 2022 NDS Membership Recognition Awards.

NSW COVID-19 Update: Day program group activities suspension lifted in non-lockdown areas

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13/08/2021

What you need to know

  • Day program group activities can resume in those parts of NSW that are no longer under stay-at-home orders
  • Day program group activities continue to be suspended in those LGAs under stay-at-home orders
  • Rules for in-home services and disability residential services have also changed in areas no longer under stay-at-home orders

NSW Health has issued advice that day program group activities can resume in areas no longer under stay-at-home orders.

A list of the rules that apply across NSW can be found on the NSW Government website.

Further advice regarding day program group activities in areas that remain under stay-at-home orders will be provided before 1 October 2021.

Advice for disability residential services and in-home support services in areas that are no longer under stay-at-home orders has also been updated.

Providers are reminded to continue to check the NSW Health website regularly as information can change quickly.

New resources

A range of resources from the NDIS Participant Contingent Care Panel made up of Life Without Barriers, Aruma, Achieve, and Northcott is now available on the Life Without Barriers website:

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