Behaviour Support Practitioners Community of Practice

Behaviour support providers from around Australia are welcome to join NDS’s BSP CoP - a place to connect with colleagues to discuss common issues, NDIS requirements, share resources and PD opportunities.

Tuesday 11th of October 2022 11:00:00 AM

COVID-19 Prevention, Vaccines and Outbreak Management Network

The impact of COVID is ongoing. Managing lockdowns, monitoring worker and participant exposure, risk locations, and the complexities of vaccination all impact service delivery across all disability settings at some point.

Thursday 27th of October 2022 03:00:00 PM

Information Sessions for WA Allied Health Practitioners on ACROD parking permits, Companion Card and Changing Places

NDS is pleased to offer a free information sessions for Allied Health Practitioners on ACROD parking permits, Companion Card and Changing Places. Session will cover, eligibility criteria for an ACROD Permit and Companion Card, ways to support Participants to access Changing Places, using a Master Locksmiths Access Key (MLAK) and much more! Allied health practitioners, medical professionals and those who manage, or are associated with, the provision of allied health services are recommended to attend.

Thursday 17th of November 2022 10:30:00 AM

Lunchtime Lecture with Dr Alexandra Devine and Dr George Disney: Underutilisation of NDIS plans

NDS is hosting a series of free professional development opportunities designed to assist providers to remain up to date on issues and topics impacting the sector.

Tuesday 4th of October 2022 12:00:00 PM

Lunchtime Lecture: Associate Professor John Gilroy - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children with disability and service systems

John is a Yuin man from the NSW South Coast and is an Associate Professor of Sociology in Indigenous health, specialising primarily in disability studies. John has worked in disability and ageing research and community development with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities, government, and non-government stakeholders for most of his life. John is passionate about Aboriginal owned and driven research as a means to influence policy. John has led many research projects in urban and rural/remote Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.

Wednesday 16th of November 2022 01:00:00 PM

National COVID-19 update - Cooler months planning

This webinar will include health authority updates on current community transmission, impact of new variants, where these are known, and recommended risk management strategies to reduce outbreaks impacting people with disabilities and workers.

Monday 17th of April 2023 01:00:00 PM

NDIS Commission Masterclass: Research and best practice on epilepsy

NDS invites providers to a NDIS Commission Masterclass on recent research on epilepsy and best practice standards to provide safe and quality support for people with disability who have epilepsy. The NDIS Commission has enabled the dissemination of the Scoping review of causes and contributors to deaths of people with disability in Australia report through a series of masterclasses and resources.

Wednesday 15th of March 2023 01:00:00 PM

Remote and Very Remote Communities of Practice

National Community of Practice

Friday 21st of October 2022 01:00:00 PM

Towards 2023: the Disability Royal Commission

From floods to workforce frameworks to refreshed pricing arrangements, 2022 has been a full year for Queensland disability service providers. NDS is hosting a series of sessions from stakeholders in the Queensland disability sector about what’s on the horizon and answering your questions about preparing for 2023. The first session to be held on Tuesday, 20 December and is recommended that senior management, allied health and therapists, plan managers, and support coordinators from QLD attend.

Tuesday 20th of December 2022 10:00:00 AM

Towards Better Practice Webinar - Working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander participants

How can disability service providers create culturally safe environments, connections and conversations with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people?

Wednesday 12th of October 2022 01:00:00 PM

Victorian Health and Safety Representatives Network

NDS, in partnership with WorkSafe Victoria, is running a series of network meetings for Health and Safety Representatives at Victoria disability service organisations. This network will discuss issues and concerns, and share strategies associated with managing health and safety risks in disability service settings. The first session to be held on Wednesday, 14 December and provide an opportunity to leverage each other's knowledge and skills.

Wednesday 14th of December 2022 03:00:00 PM

Webinar - 30.09.22 - Victorian Disability Inclusion Bill Exposure Draft - Information session

NDS invites disability services to hear information and provide feedback on major proposed disability inclusion legislation.

Friday 30th of September 2022 10:00:00 AM