National Disability Services, the peak group representing disability service providers, is holding a workshop on Behaviour Support and Compliance under the NDIS.
Service providers are invited to attend the workshop on Monday 29 April 2019 at the Cove Civic Centre, Hallett Cove, to hear about the NDIS Quality and Safeguarding Commission, the use of restrictive practices under the Quality and Safeguarding standards, monitoring of agencies compliance within the new standards, and the role of the Public Advocate.
The speakers will include Tim Baker, State Director in the NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commission, Louise Butler, Director of Behaviour Support in the NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commission, and Anne Gale, the Public Advocate.
Places are limited, so please make sure you book early or at least by 15 April 2019. Light refreshments are included and all speakers will be available for questions after their presentations.
To book in for the session please register on this Eventbrite link (or type in www.eventbrite.com.au/e/behaviour-support-compliance-under-the-ndis-tickets-59368489751).
Some of the topics to be covered at the workshop are:
- the work of the NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commission
- the NDIS Quality and Safeguards Behaviour Support functions, including regulated restrictive practices and specialist behaviour support provider requirements
- the role of the public advocate, including relevant legislation, informal arrangements, guardianship orders and restrictive practices authorisation, and the role of SACAT.