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 […]

Welcome Boost to Providers; The NDIS National Price Guide (effective 1st July 2019)

The updated NDIS Price Guide 2019–20 is now a single National price guide meant to be used alongside the NDIS Support Catalogue 2019–20. This price guide has substantial changes reflective of a promise of exciting changes to address sector concerns and ensure participants continue to be supported in achieving their goals..  The price guide contains […]

Getting the algorithm fixed – New look of compliance pathway for Early Childhood and Therapeutic Supports

Here you will find a quick overview of how new compliance pathway will look like… ECS & TS still require Certification  Means, it will involve both stage 1 (desktop) and stage 2 (onsite) audits. Another significant change is that a single auditor will be able to conduct the audit The modules against which you will […]

Pathways Program by the NDIS – What is changing?

The National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) is making important changes to the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) in 2019 to help people with disability in getting the support they need to achieve their goals. This is called NDIS pathway reform, or the Pathways Program. Providers have a pathway too… The provider’s pathway supports people that […]

An insight to 5 specialised services and most popular NDIS registration groups

The quality & safeguards commission of the NDIS with a specific set of education and regulatory powers has already started in New South Wales (NSW) & South Australia (SA) and regulates around 10,000 registered providers* since July 2018 to ensure national consistency, promote safety & quality services, resolve problems and identify the areas of improvement. […]

The NDIS Worker Orientation Module called ‘Quality, Safety and You’ has now been officially launched.

This Module is online and interactive, specifically designed to assist the people working in the sector to support people with disability. It explains the obligations of all employees under the NDIS Code of Conduct – from the perspective of NDIS participants. This training module was developed in consultation with the sector, including NDIS providers and […]

The NDIS is a lot more than just a social responsibility – See how it makes economic sense

In Queensland, the level of annual expenditure is estimated to grow from $1.8 billion to $4.3 billion in 2020. This significant economic growth provides opportunities for current and new providers. The NDIS is a national scheme where people with disability have choice and control over how their supports are delivered and who delivers them. As […]

Quick Summary of NDIS Rules

There are certain rules set out by NDIS (Quality and Safeguards Commission), which directly affect providers. It is merely important to go through these once you have made up your mind to go for it. Are these rules specifically for provider only? The set of rules is a balanced approach to ensure that it covers […]

Mark the date providers – The NDIS is on its way to Victoria & Queensland

From 1 July 2019, the NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commission will start managing quality and safeguards in Queensland. Since 1st March 2019, Victoria ceased taking any new ‘pending state approval’ applications for the NDIS registration purposes. Now, providers intending to achieve the NDIS registration for services in-scope of the Victoria’s quality and safeguards arrangements will […]

What is an NDIS Audit Cycle?

An NDIS audit cycle is the repeated process in which NDIS-approved auditors review your organisation’s compliance with the Commissioner’s Practice Standards. These are carried out at regular intervals. The number and frequency of your audits vary according to how new your organisation is as an NDIS-registered provider and whether you qualify for a certification or […]

New centralised NDIS database – Disability workers are now all set to have portable screening credentials

As per rules already set by the NDIS commission, disability workers are required to be screened to ensure that they do not pose a risk to people with disability. As of now, whoever has applied for a disability worker screening check are all set to have portable screening credentials in an online centralised clearance database. […]

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