A lesson in Risk Management for NDIS providers.
Have we finally learned the importance of risk management?

A lesson in Risk Management for NDIS providers.

According to an ABC news story, a Victorian abattoir avoided a coronavirus outbreak after a contagious inspector visited their facility. The headline reads: “Meatworks may have dodged bullet by ignoring official advice.” While there’s some truth in that, ignoring advice doesn’t avoid problems. Here's what actually happened: the meatworks took responsibility for managing risk. NDIS providers need to do the…

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NDIS Providers and COVID-19

We’ve been looking for a way to support you at this very uncertain time without adding to the noise. There is so much information about COVID 19 – and too little.  Things seem to change so quickly, yet too slowly. Please use trusted information sources (such as government websites) to keep up to date. In this blog we discuss: What…

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How to become an NDIS service provider
Becoming an NDIS provider: where do I start?

How to become an NDIS service provider

Do you want to become an NDIS service provider? There are still opportunities to make a difference in your life and your community. In fact, this might be the best time start an NDIS business. Here's an easy introduction. Why register as an NDIS Provider? The NDIS marketplace is still growing rapidly and there is still a need for expertise.…

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NDIS Audit FAQ
NDIS Audits can be a puzzle.

NDIS Audit FAQ

The NDIS Quality and compliance system can seem confusing. And then there's audits! We hope this FAQ sheet will help clear things up a little. What are the NDIS Practice Standards? The NDIS Practice Standards are the standards against which NDIS providers are audited, with different ‘Modules’ to encompass the variety of services provided in the NDIS marketplace. The Standards…

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NDIS Compliance and Quality Management
Tip: Make sure there's tasks on your list before ticking things off!

NDIS Compliance and Quality Management

Quality Management is a business philosophy that became influential in the last half of the twentieth century. The NDIS Quality and Safeguarding Framework is grounded in the business philosophy called (Total) Quality Management (TQM). Many TQM principles are built into the NDIS Practice Standards and Quality Indicators. Providers who understand Quality Management techniques will likely find NDIS compliance easier. This…

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Welcome Packs and NDIS Compliance
Absolutely invaluable, and absolutely free!

Welcome Packs and NDIS Compliance

Welcome Packs can be valuable aids for NDIS compliance. The information in Welcome Packs can really help NDIS participants and their supporters understand about their rights and how a service provider protects them. And that’s what the NDIS Practice Standards require.

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11 Tips for NDIS Audits
NDIS audits need teamwork. Consult with staff, participants and experts

11 Tips for NDIS Audits

There’s a real sense of accomplishment in passing an audit. But let’s be honest: NDIS audits are stressful for so many reasons. While Quality Managers feel it most acutely, stress can ricochet throughout an organisation with far-reaching effects — during preparations and on the day. The good news: there are ways to reduce the stress of NDIS audits. We’ve compiled…

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