Episode 7: Transitioning to the NDIS Part 1

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The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is a national scheme for people with disability. Providers registered with the NDIS are required to implement the quality and safeguarding requirements and demonstrate compliance to the NDIS Practice Standards.

Dr Amina Shaukat is the National Quality and Compliance advisor for Able Australia, a leading provider of disability services for adults and community supports for seniors. Dr Shaukat shares her experience of Able Australia’s transition across to the NDIS and provides an insight about the NDIS re-registration journey.

In this episode, Dr Shaukat discusses the lengthy self-assessment process that she undertook for Able Australia and the certification pathway. We discuss what a self-assessment actually is and how best to manage the collation of evidence during this process.

Helpful links discussed in the episode as follows:

The NDIS Commission website: https://www.ndiscommission.gov.au.

A helpful guide from the NDIS Commission providing an overview of certification and verification pathways: https://www.ndiscommission.gov.au/document/871.

You can connect with Dr Shaukat on LinkedIn or visit Able Australia’s website.

For your NDIS provider training needs, visit https://www.grayms.com.au/ndis-provider-training/. Loren facilitates live online sessions to demystify the NDIS Practice Standards, implementation, continuous improvement and the audit process for providers.

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