NESST Newsflash 6 February 2018

In this issue:

  • Prime My Project Launch
  • Department of Health: New provider video – support plan review requests
    • identifying when to request a review
    • information you should include in your review request
    • checking the progress of current reviews
    • viewing the history of completed reviews
  • NDS News Update – NDS is pleased to release a new SIL Quoting Practical Guide for member.
  • ipanit –  Learn how iplanit can support your approach to person centred practice during one of our regular webinars.
  • Family & Community Services – Service Portal News Bulletin
  • NDS News Update – NDS would like your feedback to gain a deeper understanding of the provider experience of the NSW Disability Reportable Incident Scheme.
  • NDS News Update – Tell us what you want: Disability Sector e-Learning Survey.
  • NDS Resources  Update – Resources, tools and products for the disability sector .
  • Community Care Review
    • Resources in the works to boost take up of smart devices
    • A new study in Victoria is exploring how family relationships affect the care outcomes of ageing parents with the aim of improving support for carers.
    • A new project is equipping health professionals to become change agents within their organisations to improve dementia care and support for carers.
    • The peak body for spiritual care and ageing takes its training program on the road to deliver professional development to aged care staff and volunteers in 17 regional centres.
  • NCOSS eNews
    • NCOSS Annual Report for 2016-17 released
    • The Welfare Bill will hurt people using frontline services
    • NCOSS delegation announced for the 62nd Commission on the Status of Women (CSW62)
    • Donor Thank You Guide
    • Charities fear regulator wants to control their spending
    • Productivity Commission 2018 Report on Government Services
    • Professional Development Events
  • Family & Community Services – Service Portal News Bulletin
    • Quality Framework Reporting (QFR) 2015 – 2018 is to re-open on 05 February 2018
    • Arrangements for existing FACS-ADHC funded providers registering with the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)
  • Department of Health – Draft Aged Care Quality Standards now available
  • Department of Health – Information for Aged Care Providers Issue 2018/1
    • Webinar: updates on My Aged Care operations and Quality Reform – draft Aged Care Quality Standards – 14 February 2018
    •  New My Aged Care support materials for providers and health professionals
    • Caring for Indigenous Australians in residential aged care: new video
    • Help consumers by using the correct accommodation costs terms in agreements
    • Residential Utilisation and Classification Study (RUCS) update
  • National Aboriginal Wellbeing Conference – “INNOVATIVE APPROACHES TO SERVICE PROVISION”
  • NDS News Update – Project explores inclusion of people with disability in VET
  • Carers Australia NSW – Upcoming Therapeutic Groups for Carers

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