GYST 2020 – NDIS conference (Syd)

GYST2020 is the first-of-its-kind national conference – for everyone working in the disability sector. 2 days immersing yourself in NDIS strategy with the sector’s experts Networking with like-minded compadres Up to date policy information and analysis Live podcast recording ‘Shark Tank’ style pitch session Hypothetical Royal Commission ‘cross examination’ Conference dinner (with a surprise entertainer!) […]

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Supported Independent Living Report

The Joint Standing Committee on the National Disability Insurance Scheme released their most recent Report into Supported Independent Living on 13/05/2020. The Committee makes 45 recommendations. These recommendations are categorised under the headings ‘The approval process for access to SIL’, ‘Living arrangements for SIL participants’, ‘Vacancy management’, ‘Funding for SIL’ and ‘Other issues’. Overall, the […]

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Q&A webinar with Scott McNaughton from the National Disability Insurance Agency

Q&A webinar with Scott McNaughton from the National Disability Insurance Agency The forum covered a lot of issues, including PPE and support for self-managing participants. Two notable coming changes are more flexibility to use NDIS funding for devices for people who don’t already have one, and need one to access therapy and supports, and a […]

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Updated NDIS Documents

NDIS Practice Standards Verification Module – Required Documentation January 2020 Purpose of this document: For NDIS providers who require verification, this document outlines the evidence that auditors must receive in order to assess conformity with the verification module of the NDIS Practice Standards.   Application pack – NDIS Practice Standards and Quality Indicators, January 2020 […]

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DSC – Video Recordings: Using the NDIS Commission Portal (Behaviour Support)

From the Disability Services Consulting’s website: Two webinars have been uploaded on the nuances of navigating the NDIS Commission Portal. The first webinar is directed at behaviour support practitioners: Behaviour support plans that contain a regulated restrictive practice must be lodged with the NDIS Commission. This webinar provides tips for ensuring successful lodgement of behaviour support […]

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NDIS Workforce Capability Framework

From the NDIS Commission’s webpage: “The NDIS Commission is leading the development of a national NDIS Workforce Capability Framework to support consistency in practice and delivery of quality disability services across Australia. The Australian Government’s strategy to support the development the NDIS market, Growing the NDIS Market and Workforce Strategy, was released in early 2019. One […]

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NDIS Disability Related Health Supports Engagement, Registration and Implementation, 14 Nov ADL

NDIS Disability Related Health Supports. Effective 1 October 2019, the NDIS will fund 90 new disability-related health supports to Australians living with disability who are eligible for the NDIS. The NDIS along with the NDIS Quality & Safeguards Commission and the Department for Health and Wellbeing is running two provider information sessions for Allied Health […]

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