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Government employment services and subsidies recorded webinar

This NDS webinar provides information on subsidies, incentives and support for the disability sector.

Cynch – Building cyber security into your business

Cynch is an Australian-owned cyber security advisory firm dedicated to empowering businesses through knowledge, technology and resources to assess and prevent cyber security risks.

NDS Member Webinar: Digital Transformation - cloud storage and the use of CRM

In this webinar, members will learn about cloud storage and customer relationship management systems.

Safer and Stronger - COVID-19 Experiences

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A collection of presentations from providers and other professionals reflecting on experiences during the COVID-19 pandemic and providing information relevant to a range of disability services.

Key benefit points

  • Gain knowledge about effectively planning for a COVID-19 outbreak
  • Hear experiences from providers who responded to a COVID-19 outbreak
  • Learn measures to aid you to mitigate future COVID-19 outbreaks

Who is this for

For any disability service providers looking to learn from the experience of others and build their own capacity to manage potential future outbreaks of COVID-19 and operate effectively in a COVID Safe environment.

Importance of clinical waste management

Rachel McConville from the Victorian Health & Human Services Building Authority outlines clinical waste and its management in a disability setting.

Webinar running time: 00:07:00

COVID Cases - 'Lessons Learned'

Lynette McKeown from Able Australia shares lessons learned from a positive COVID-19 case in a residential setting and outlines the preparation activites undertaken beforehand

Webinar running time: 00:13:02

COVID Positive Case Study

Natarsha Warren from Bayley House provides the perspective of a smaller provider in responding to a confirmed case in a day service setting.

Webinar running time: 00:06:02

Dealing with a COVID outbreak

Natasha Williams from GenU outlines the workforce planning and preparation activities undertaken and responding to an outbreak in a residential setting.

Webinar running time: 00:08:10


Importance of preparing for a positive case

Craig Ballingal from Aruma on the importance of workforce preparation for a positive case of COVID-19

Webinar running time: 00:05:36


COVID Safe Plan Principles

Eugene helps you prepare your COVIDSafe plan by outlining the 6 COVIDSafe principles and how they relate to disability services.

Webinar running time: 00:10:46


Dealing with a COVID Positive Staff Member

Therese shares her teams' experience dealing with a COVID Positive staff member and their learning from the experience.

Webinar running time: 00:08:43


Dealing with a COVID Positive Staff Member

Cindy outlines how her team discovered a positive COVID case and shares insights for other providers on the experience.

Webinar running time: 00:14:25


Supporting Mental Health and Wellbeing

Bernie discusses the importance of creating a supportive workplace for your team's mental health and wellbeing.

Webinar running time: 00:15:57


Supporting Mental Health and Wellbeing

Chris discusses the importance of creating a support team for fatigue in the workplace and how to identify signs within your team.

Webinar running time: 00:13:06


Lessons learned from an outbreak in a SIL setting

Andrea McLeod from Melbourne City Mission outlines the experience of responding to a COVID-19 outbreak in a Supported Independent Living setting. Andrea describes what went well, what didn't go so well, and the changes made as a result of the experience.

Webinar running time: 00:14:52

Contact information

For any enquiries, please contact Eugene Liston, Project Co-ordinator - Safer and Stronger Project, 0409 859 479,