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NDS WA Year in Review 2016/17

NDS in WA is pleased to present its 2016/17 Year in Review which was presented at the Annual Members Meeting on 14 November 2017.

NDS WA 2018-19 Pre-Budget Submission

The NDS WA PBS is the policy centrepiece for state-level disability advocacy and is instrumental in identifying areas of critical need and the investment to continue to deliver effective services.

WA Disability Services Sector Industry Plan

NDS commissioned ACIL Allen Consulting to research and establish a knowledge base on the contribution and potential of the WA disability sector under the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).

Person-Centred Practice Across Cultures resources

Person-Centred Practice Across Cultures resources

Person-Centred Practice Across Cultures is a series of resources focusing on the crucial importance of cultural awareness and sensitivity in disability support and service delivery.

The below 14 workbooks assist you to be sensitive to and maximise cultural and linguistic diversity in your work. They cover issues such as choice and control for CALD customers, attracting people, engaging with local communities, bilingual workers and interpreters, and the business case for culturally-sensitive service delivery.

The Person-Centred Practice Across Cultures project was designed by futures Upfront for NDS. Funding was provided by the NSW Department of Family and Community Services, Ageing, Disability and Home Care.

Empathy

Active Listening

Choice-making

Reflective Practice

Working Effectively with Interpreters

Terminology and Data

Making the Business Case

Creating a Culturally-responsive Person-centred Organisation

Leading Towards Cultural Responsiveness

Building a Diverse Workforce

Valuing Bilingual Workers

One Community at a Time

Making Links

Cross-cultural Story-based Marketing

Contact information

For any enquiries about the Person-Centred Practice Across Cultures resources, please contact: Indre McGlinn, Senior Communications Officer, 02 9256 3181,