NOSS is committed to ensuring the best possible quality support for its clients by upholding their human rights, promoting their independence and assisting clients to set and achieve their goals.. Crew members should always feel comfortable to ask questions and suggest improvements to their support.
More information can be obtained about joining Bluegum by using our online Contact Form or calling Mike on 0417 039 313.
If you need support to understand or assistance to access this service, the following Advocacy Services are available:
Tas Advocacy Speakout
Suite 107/287 Charles Street 59d Amy Road
Phone: 1800 005 131 Phone: (03) 6343 2022
Clients are encouraged to have input into all aspects of the Service. If you have any comments on policies, suggestions for improvement or contributions to the Newsletter, please contact the NOSS Office, use our on line contact form or ask your support worker for help.
If you have any complaints about the service, we encourage you to speak to your support worker in the first instance. If you are not satisfied, then speak to one of the Office staff or General Manager. If you are still not happy, NOSS has a Complaints Policy which you can follow. A Complaints Form is available here.
Other organisations which may help you if you have a Complaint are:
National Disability Services Abuse and Neglect Hotline
Telephone: 1800 880 052
Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission
Telephone: 1800 369 711
At NOSS we believe an individual’s right to keep their personal information private is of the utmost importance.
Information on your rights whilst supported at NOSS are contained in the Workcrew Employment Manual and the following policies:
- Client Consent Policy
- Bluegum Code of Ethics
- Decision Making Policy
- Exit Policy
- Human Rights Policy
- Individual Needs Policy