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Outcomes with Bayley House day service programs

Bayley House shares two stories from its day service programs which provide participants with the experience and knowledge to become part of their community.

Proposed new wage structure for the Supported Employment Services Award

NDS has developed an infographic setting out the key elements and implementation timeframe of the FWC’s proposed wages framework for supported employment.

NSW Worker Screening: What you need to know

NDS were joined by Michael Rosmalen, Director NDIS Worker Check, NSW Office of the Children's Guardian for an overview of the NDISWC application process.

Behaviour Support Practitioner Recorded Webinars

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NDS's Behaviour Support Practitioners recorded webinars are a series of professional development workshops held in 2021. NDS would like to acknowledge the two-year grant funding from the NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commission which allowed these webinars to be developed.

Key benefits
  • Explore resources related to the PBS Capability Framework
  • Learn more about upholding the rights of people with disability
  • Understand the intersection of health, well-being and behavioural expression of needs
  • Learn more about writing simple Plain Language plans
  • Consider the components of a quick, brief, clear, and safe Interim Response.

Who is this for?

  • Behaviour Support Practitioners
  • Practice Leaders
  • Quality Teams/Critical Incident teams
  • Management (some of the workshops, eg. chemical restraint)

Webinar 1: 'Considering health, pain and communication in positive behaviour support'.

We know that for people with intellectual disability changes in behaviour can potentially signal a serious health issue. We also know this can be missed.

Webinar running time: 01:03:03

Slides: PDF | Word Accessible

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Webinar 2: 'Writing positive behaviour support plans using Plain Language'.

Understanding behaviour can sometimes be complex. Your plans and resources don’t need to be. Learn how to write strategies that can be understood and used.

Webinar running time: 01:34:01

Slides: PDF | Word Accessible

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Webinar 3: 'Interim response - debriefing, dignity and risk'.

Beginning with the end in mind, this webinar on Interim Response talks directly to reduction and elimination of restrictive practices. We also compare and contrast an Interim response with a Comprehensive Behaviour support plan and consider strategies.

Webinar running time: 01:28:50

Slides: PDF | Word Accessible

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NDS invites Behaviour Support Practitioners to a series of four free professional development workshops.

Contact information

For any enquiries, please contact Sarah Nicoll, National Practice Lead - Zero Tolerance Initiative, 0410492881,