RTP (Reconnect Transition Program) 10-week course commences on Friday, 25 January 2019

Offered by Brain Injury SA, this course if for people who have sustained a traumatic brain injury (TBI) as a result of a road trauma? The RTP team is led by a Psychologist, and includes mentors with firsthand experience of TBI. They can help indiviuals reconnect to their life and community, and assist to confidently plan for […]

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Resource – Trauma-informed Care and Practice Organisational Toolkit (TICPOT)

Posted by Disability Advocacy Resource Unit December 12, 2018 A FREE quality improvement audit and implementation resource for developing a trauma-informed organisational and practice culture. The TICP Organisational Toolkit (TICPOT) is a public resource, to be used by any organisation wishing to improve its organisational and service delivery culture and practices. Our TICP Toolkit is […]

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Resource – ‘Continence Support Now’ Pocket Guide

Posted by Disability Advocacy Resource Unit December 17, 2018 An online continence pocket guide for the growing disability and aged care workforce is now available to help improve the care that thousands of Australians receive in their homes. Continence Support Now is a concise, mobile device-friendly website that personal care workers can easily access on […]

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Rescource – Taking Action on Disability Discrimination

Posted by Disability Advocacy Resource Unit September 14, 2018 It is against the law for people to be treated unfairly because of their disability, unless there are particular circumstances. This booklet discusses the laws and processes that protect people from unlawful discrimination in Victoria. It includes case studies that outline findings against discrimination in a range of […]

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NDIA announces further enhancements to pricing arrangements under the NDIS

Posted on the NDIA Website on 10 December: “The National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) will implement a range of new pricing arrangements that will assist providers deliver high quality, innovative supports to National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) participants. These changes demonstrate the NDIA’s commitment to developing a sustainable and vibrant disability services market, where participants […]

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Communities of Practice and Communities of Interest good for people

JFA Purple Orange has released its paper on Communities of Practice (CoP) and Communities of Interest (CoI). The publication uses real life examples and stories to illustrate all areas of CoPs and CoIs, including how to create and maintain them, and the benefits they present for people living with disability. Download the Communities of Practice […]

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Disability Advocate to support NDIS implementation in SA

The Hon Michelle Lensink, Minister for Human Services, announced the appointment of Dr David Caudrey as Disability Advocate to strengthen and promote the interests of people with disability during the implementation of the NDIS. The Disability Advocate is a position independent of disability service delivery, part of the Office of the Public Advocate and will commence in January 2019. […]

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