How to renew or register as an NDIS provider

July 2018 saw the introduction of a new independent agency, The NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commission. The Commission is now operating in all states except WA. Its purpose is to improve the quality and safety of NDIS supports and services across Australia. The body has changed the way providers are audited and accredited. It is important to think about what it means for you.

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Disability Royal Commission: Part 1-What you need to know

The Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability was established on 4 April 2019. The Commonwealth Government has committed $527.9m for the inquiry. The Royal Commission will be based in Brisbane, however, hearings will take place around Australia. The Commission began on 16 September, where the domains of inquiry were announced.

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Transitioning to the NDIS

The NDIS represents a key change to the way people with a disability are supported in their everyday lives. The scheme aims to help people get support that will develop their skills and independence over time. The NDIS has now been rolled out in all states, with WA yet to fully transition.

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NDIS Compliance and Enforcement: A summary for disability service providers

It is important to be aware of the NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commission’s Compliance and Enforcement Policy. It is one of the ways the Commission encourages best practice among NDIS providers and minimises risk to participants. The Commission takes a responsive and proportionate approach to enforcing regulation. This means the strongest actions apply to the most serious issues and breaches.

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New Worker Screening Checks

The NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commission has announced that new Worker Checks are coming soon. The Checks will replace state arrangements and set a national standard. They will ensure that NDIS participants have safe, high-quality services and supports.

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Technology | Health | Leadership

The issues facing today’s Healthcare Leaders are enormous. An ageing workforce, dropping health insurance participation, rising costs, robotic technology, electronic health records, royal commissions, patient expectations and an enormous amount of data to manage it all.

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NDIS Registration Groups Explained

The NDIA have implemented various requirements governing the way registered NDIS providers operate to ensure people with a disability get the best outcomes from NDIS funding. One requirement involves choosing the correct ‘registration groups’. Centro has simplified registration requirements, including certification and verification, in this graphic.

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Consensus Software Awards

Centro ASSIST and our parent company Holocentric, were awarded a Highly Commended recognition at the Consensus Software Awards this year. Consensus specialises in industry development, awards and recognition programs. They are committed to supporting innovation and enterprise.

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