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News update
2/12/2021
News update

Joint Standing Committee releases report on NDIS Commission

After an inquiry that ran for almost 18 months, the report on the NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commission has been released, making 30 recommendations.
News update
1/12/2021
News update

New Support Coordination paper released

The long-awaited outcomes of a review of support coordination have been outlined in a new NDIA paper, Improving Support Coordination for NDIS participants.

Providing people with safe and enjoyable mealtimes – amendments to NDIS practice standards expected soon

woman in mask spoonfeeds man in wheelchair

18/10/2021

Ensuring participants have safe and enjoyable meals is the goal of the new practice standards to be released soon.

The need for practice improvement to prevent accidental choking and reduce respiratory disease was highlighted in the 2019 Scoping Review.

New mealtime management requirements are expected to be added to the NDIS Practice Standards core module to address these risks.

Indicators relating to screening and identifying risks, and ensuring follow-up assessment with allied health providers when needed, are anticipated.

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