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Free business consultations for NDS small business and sole traders

NDS's small business and sole trader members are now able to access up to three complimentary 20 minute over-the-phone consultations on any NDIS business-related issue with Nexia Australia.

Behaviour Support Practitioner Recorded Webinars

This webinar is about ‘Considering health, pain and communication in positive behaviour support’.

WA Election Priorities 2021

NDS has developed our WA State Election Priorities for the State Election on 13 March 2021.

National Standards for Disability Services Toolkit

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This toolkit is designed to assist compliance with the National Standards for Disability Services 1, 4 and 6 through a range of policy, procedure and practice templates.

Key benefit points

  • The toolkit assists organisations take action to improve their practices and support better outcomes for people with disability, families and carers as a result.
  • The template allows organisations to adapt and amend the documents to the unique needs of each organisation.
  • The accessible format supports active involvement by service users in development of providers' guiding policies and practices.

Who is this for?

Disability service organisations

Further Information

You can download the policy, procedure and practice templates below:

Toolikit Guidelines

Download Toolkit Guideline & Resources list (Word 15KB)

Promoting and Protecting Rights overarching policy

Policy

Download Policy (WORD)

Choice and Control

Policy & Procedures

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Supporting your choices

Easy Read

Download Easy Read(WORD)

Safeguarding

Policy & Procedures

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Download Easy Read(WORD)

Eliminating Restrictive Practices

Policy & Procedures

Download Policy(WORD) Download Procedure (WORD)

Download Easy Read(WORD)

Confidentiality 

Policy

Download Policy(WORD)

Staff Development Reflection

Reflecting on choice and safeguarding

Download reflecting on choice Resource(WORD)

Download reflecting on safeguarding Resource(WORD)

Code of Conduct

Code of Conduct Policy

Download Policy template(WORD) Easy Read(WORD)

Involvement 

Policy & Procedure

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Consultation

Download Easy Read(WORD)

Continuous improvement

Policy & Procedure

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Making services better - Easy English

Download Resource(WORD)

Risk Management

Policy 

Download Policy(WORD)

Direct health Supports

Policy

Download Policy(WORD)

Conflict of interest Policy 

Policy

Download Policy(WORD)

Social Media Policy 

Policy

Download Policy(WORD)

Service Management resources

Business Case Template

Download Resource(WORD)

Code of conduct - staff committment

Download Resource(WORD)

Continuous improvement - Register & plan

Download Plan(WORD)

Download Register(WORD)

Risk Register

Guide

Download Register(WORD)

Download Template(xlsx)

Quality practice guide

Quality Practice Guide (PDF)

Quality Practice Guide (WORD)

Setting up a Policy Group

Terms of reference - Policy Development and review group

Download Policy (WORD)

Action Plan 

Download Template(xlsx)

Policy and Procedures Register

Download Policy template(WORD)

Download Procedure template(WORD)

Download Register(WORD)

Regularly used terms

Download Resource(WORD)

Top ten tips for creating accessible information

Download Guidelines(WORD)
Contact information

For any enquiries, please contact Carmen Pratts Hincks, Project Lead - Quality and Safeguarding, 08 9208 9856,