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Is the disability sector ready to meet the needs of clients?

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$22 billion. It’s the kind of figure that attracts attention. It’s a once in a lifetime policy reform that is now currently being rolled out nationally. The policy has been welcomed with open arms by those in need; clients with special needs who require support for their disabilities. It now puts people with disabilities firmly in control over their lives, …


NDIS Begins Securing Vital Information Among Their Participants

NDIS Begins Securing Vital Information Among Their Participants

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With the ongoing structuring of the improved NDIS, many events and activities have already begun to roll out throughout Australia since its launch on 1st of July 2016. Among these scheduled activities is the gathering of vital information from all existing NDIS participants. The information generated will help those behind the NDIS program gain a full understanding of the participant’s …


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NDIS Is Covering More Areas In Western Australia

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Since the trial of the National Disability Insurance Agency started in Perth Hills on 1st of July 2014, more people with a disability living in the areas of Swan, Kalamunda and Mundaring are expected to benefit under this program. Last April 28, 2016, the Commonwealth Government’s update on the trial site is its extension of disability services to 12 months …


Why teamwork is crucial in the healthcare services

Why Teamwork is Crucial in the Healthcare Services

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Those working within the healthcare industry will be well aware of the responsibilities, obstacles and most importantly, rewards that come with complex cases of patients needing professional care. Effective teamwork, therefore, is vital in this kind of organisation, beginning with the person holding the highest position and throughout the entire team of healthcare workers. If you are in-charge of a …


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What Is People Centred Support and Why Does It Matter?

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Under the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) the mode in which support will be delivered will be directed solely by the participants through a process called people centred support. As a registered NDIS support organisation the services you have offered in the past may no longer satisfy the kinds of supports required in this new people centred approach. There are …


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Preparing Staff for Leadership

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NDIS supports will be judged by the quality of service delivered at participant level and your employees are the ones responsible for this support. Your employees are the ones on the ground, dealing day in and day out with service delivery. They understand the challenges that face them, most times better than management. One way to equip them to best …


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Forward Planning: 6 Tips for Ensuring Compliance with the NDIA

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The National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) is responsible for delivering effective NDIS supports to participants. In order to achieve this, the agency has outlined some helpful tips to ensure that organisations delivering NDIS supports comply with the relevant requirements. As an organisation, don’t be deterred by the changes in policy that might hinder you from delivering particular NDIS supports. Rather, …


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Why Working in the Disability Sector is a Great Career Choice

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Stuck in a boring, unfulfilling job? In need of a more rewarding and fulfilling option that will boost your self-worth? Working in the disability sector could be the answer to this growing desire. Why? There are countless reasons why a career pathway within the disability sector is a great career move. We’ve highlighted the top 5 reasons below: With recent …


NDIS 3 Year Roll Out Across Queensland

NDIS 3 Year Roll Out Across Queensland

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This is indeed a historic day for all Queensland residents living with a disability according to Queensland Premier, Annastacia Palaszczuk, because access to various disability services will now be a sure fact. Ms Palaszczuk mentioned, “The NDIS empowers people with disability to access the supports they need to reach their goals and live the lives they choose”. This 3 year …