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Safer Services Toolkit

Newly updated, the toolkit gives providers what they need to build their internal quality and safeguarding capabilities to the highest standards.

Website shows jobseekers how to make their own video resumés

NDS’s online resource is a free, easy, step-by-step guide for jobseekers and employment services to make stand-out presentations to potential employers.

Ready to Go Home Resources

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Key benefits

The Ready to Go Home project resources have been co-designed and co-developed with health consumers with disability, disability service providers and health professionals to:

  • improve the hospital experience for a person with disability, and
  • reduce barriers that contribute to discharge delays

Who is this for?

Your Hospital Guides

Your Hospital Guides 1-7 are available in booklet, easy print, Easy Read and Accessible Word versions:

  1. Be prepared for a hospital stay
  2. Your hospital stay
  3. Decision making during a hospital stay
  4. Discharge planning checklist
  5. Your discharge summary
  6. After your hospital stay
  7. NDIS basics

The My Hospital Pack is an easy-to-use envelope template (interactive and standard) with two checklists: 

  • Ready for Hospital - to be completed in the community (for example: at home)
  • Ready for Home - to be completed by hospital staff as a discharge tool

The My Hospital Pack can be used to prepare and store essential information in case of a hospital stay – planned or unplanned.

A user guide - How to use My Hospital Pack - is available in accessible Word, e-braille and pdf versions.

Be Prepared for a Hospital Stay

NDS - Your Hospital Stay

Decision Making During A Hospital Stay

Discharge Planning

Your Discharge Summary

After Your Hospital Stay

My Hospital Pack

Special thanks to:

  • Daniel Sonnabend, Kylie Mucciarone, Lindy Johnson, Lisa Holliday, Lou Wilson, Mark Blowers, Rowan Rovere, and Yvonne Huntley – the co-design team behind the Your Hospital Guides, and
  • Ahanacare, BGSR, Cocoon SDA Homes, Joondalup Health Campus, Perth Healthcare and Support Enterprise, WA Blue Sky and Yesability who co-developed and trialled the My Hospital Pack

Ready to Go Home, an NDS and Department of Health WA partner project, is funded by the Australian Government Department for Social Services. Go to dss.gov.au for more information.

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Contact information

For any enquiries, please contact Philippa Davey, Project Lead – Disability Health Projects, show phone number, submit enquiry/feedback