Recognising Restrictive Practices Workshop (Sydney)

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Club York (Red Room)

95 – 97 York Street

Sydney, NSW 2000

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National Disability Services is delivering a series of half-day workshops across Australia to promote a shared understanding of recognising, reducing and eliminating restrictive practices.

Key topics discussed at this workshop:Human Rights based approaches and the impact of Restrictive Practices

  • The national approach to restrictive practices –with the NDIS Quality and Safeguarding Commission’s Directors of Behaviour Support.

  • Available resources to support providers to meet national reporting requirements and state and territory based authorisation processes

  • Case studies will be discussed within a facilitated workshop format with topics including:

    • Environmental restraints

    • Duty of care vs Dignity of risk

    • Restrictive practices for children

    • Understanding least restrictive alternatives

    • Prescription of chemical restraints.

    • State and Territory based approaches to restrictive practice authorisation

    • Local examples of good practice

Accessibility

This venue is wheelchair accessible. Please contact the organiser directly with any additional accessibility requirements.

  • Please note – Requests for interpreters must be made no later than Tuesday, 29 October 2019 to ensure availability.

Who should attend?

NDS recommends that service providers, disability support workers, supervisors, behaviour support practitioners and practice leaders attend along with anyone else who may have an interest in the discussions.

Thanks to funding from the NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commission’s Support for NDIS Providers Grants these workshops are complimentary.

Not yet an NDS member? Visit the NDS membership page.

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Club York (Red Room)

95 – 97 York Street

Sydney, NSW 2000

Australia

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