Marking International Day of People with a Disability in 2020

Today marks the International Day of People with a Disability, a day to increase awareness, understanding and acceptance of people with disability. This has been a challenging year for everyone, but especially for people with a disability and their care providers. With extended lock downs, increased isolation and regularly changing restrictions, it has been difficult […]

WA Joins NDIS

Western Australia joins the NDIS. From December 1, 2020, the NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commission (NDIS Commission) has begun managing the quality and safeguards of NDIS supports and services in Western Australia. With Western Australia joining the scheme the national roll-out is now complete. The NDIS Commission commenced in New South Wales and South Australia […]

Retaining your superstar staff members

As an NDIS provider your staff members are the key elements of your business. When they are working day in and day out with participants, it’s essential that they are doing the best they possibly can. Once you’ve done the hard work of recruiting and onboarding your superstar staff members, the next step is to […]

Three misunderstood things about becoming an NDIS Provider

As the National Disability InsuranceScheme (NDIS) has grown since its introduction in 2013, so has the number of participants and those providing supports and services. The NDIS is a wide-ranging, national scheme and the rules associated with it can be complex. This has led to a certain amount of confusion, here are some of the […]

Do I need to register?

The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) allows participants who have permanent and significant disability to receive funding that enables them to live as full a life as possible. This funding is used to pay providers who deliver the necessary services and supports. Since large amounts of money are provided by the state to finance the […]

What if I want to operate across multiple states and territories?

Previous systems of supporting people with disabilities differed depending on the state or territory where those receiving the support lived. This led to a fragmented approach where disability service providers giving support across state and territory borders had to deal with different bodies and regulations. This system was also generally under-funded, inefficient and gave little […]

The surprising benefits of training for your NDIS business

  When you’re growing an NDIS business, training may not always be seen as a top priority, but perhaps it should be. Training, for you and your staff, can be one of the most important ways to ensure you’re providing the best service to your participants. There are also many other significant reasons why you […]

Registrations Skyrocket for Free NDIS Provider Growth Program

Savvy NDIS Service Providers across Australia are using the lockdown period to lay strong foundations for future business success, with over 700 registering for a new growth program. Three Months to Thrive is an accelerator program geared specifically towards NDIS Providers and their unique needs. Run at their own cost by PROVIDERplus, the 12-week program […]

Infringement Notice – A compliance and enforcement tool available to the NDIS

Monitoring and compliance is important to the NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commission’s work as a regulator. It is one of the ways that the NDIS Commission can encourage best practice among NDIS providers and manage risk to NDIS participants. In this context, one of the compliance and enforcement tools available to the NDIS Commission is […]

Restrictive Practices in the NDIS Way forward for QLD & VIC provider from 1 August

The NDIS quality and safeguard requirements apply to any organisation or person delivering services under the NDIS and meeting these requirements is a prerequisite condition of NDIS registration. Restrictive practices are often authorised for use as part of a person’s behavior support plan to make sure people can be supported safely. In this context, complying […]

How to best meet the operating requirements under the NDIS?

Review & adapt your business & Service Models with these companion resources When organisations are complying with the requirements and reflecting best practice, then they can have greater confidence that their systems are enhancing positive outcomes for people with disabilities and organisational performance. The NDS’s Sector Support Team has developed a trio of useful resources […]

The NDIS working screening checks – a step closer to implementation

The new NDIS Worker Screening Checks will be implemented shortly to set a single national standard for all workers by replacing variable arrangements already operating in different states and territories. What is this database all about? The NDIS Worker Screening Database will; Have a register of cleared and excluded workers from all states and territories […]

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