- People are unique individuals, with their disability being just one aspect of their lives
- People with disability are independent and capable
- People with disability participate in and contribute to the community
- People with disability have the right to make informed choices about the supports they receive
The disability sector offers a wide range of careers and jobs with rewards and challenges. There are also lots of opportunities to grow and develop, both personally and professionally.
- Standard 1. Rights and Responsibilities for Participants
- Standard 2. Provider Governance and Operational Management
- Standard 3. Provisions of Support
- Standard 4. Provisions of Supports Environment
- Additional Materials
In disability support, understanding and acknowledging human rights is a fundamental component of providing high-quality care. The learning assets under this standard relate to human rights and the practical elements of providing support to people with disability.
Courses aligning with Rights and Responsibilities for Participants are designed to help you understand the crux of effective support provision. Said courses include content around Zero-Tolerance Practices, Effective Health and Safety, and Medication Management.
Courses under this standard provide training in how to effectively govern and operate as a support provider. Focusing on topics relevant to those in leadership and management, these courses will help you to better understand the behind-the-scenes pillars of effective disability support.
Included in these is a guide to navigating the new financial systems established by the NDIS, brought in to provide choice and control to participants of the program. It also includes content relating to more general business necessities, such as effective business writing and communication skills relevant to all disability support workers.
Some of the topics outlined in the Rights and Responsibilities are expanded upon and explored more deeply in this section. Through resources bolstering important topics like Zero Tolerance and Manual Handling, you can effectively add layers to your knowledge base.
A crucial module about providing effective support in decision-making processes is also included in this category.
In any people-based work industry, fostering a supportive environment is crucial for quality work outcomes and employee welfare. This section of the practice standards is dedicated to the provision of a supportive and safe environment conducive to effective care.
This particular topic is covered in previous standards to a certain degree, however, these courses still act as useful supplements in such an essential topic. Undertaking these courses will help to build upon your pre-existing knowledge of effective work environments.
Whether you are directly supporting people with disabilities, or managing employees, the courses in this library equip you with the means to excel in your role.
Workforce Essentials was a key component to driving change amongst our staff, and having access to an eLearning platform that was tailored to our sector streamlined the process of undertaking all levels of training. We are delighted with the learning capabilities thus far and are proud to see our staff continually growing and reaching new goals.