Resources and Training

COVID-19 Toolkit

5.5.3_Coronavirus Pandemic Client Support Protocol_v2

Easy Read Resources

COVID19 & mental health

Clients COVID19 Easy Read Staying Home

Client COVID19 Resources

COVID-19 WHS Safety Plan Resources

COVID19 Health Screen

Proposed Red Shed Schedule June 2020

COVID19 Vehicle Cleaning

COVID19 Testing

COVID19 Cleaning & Disinfection

COVID19 Guide for in Home Care Providers

Online Training

Core Capabilites

All NOSS workers are expected to have Capabilites 1, 2, 3 & 4 upon commencement with us.  If not, they are to be completed during Induction. Capabilites 5 to 6 should be completed within the first 3 months of employment with NOSS.   Where an online option is available and reviewed by your supervisors, a link has been added below. Workers will access Item 7 to refresh or compliment their knowledge.

1. NDIS Worker Orientation Module:

“Quality, Safety and You”

2. First Aid (and Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation)
3. Manual Handling for Disability Support Workers.

NDS online annual refresher (free until June 30, 2020) 

4. Infection Control.

DSC Supporting People to Stay Infection Free or

Aust. Govt. COVID-19 Infection Control Training

5. Safe Food Handling

Food Safety

6. Active Support

Every Moment has Potential

What is Positive Behaviour Support?

7. Support Worker Training

(includes medication, choice & control, manual handling, infection control, mealtime support, communication)

DSC Support Worker Training

Reflective Practice

These tools will be used in personal and team reflection, for coaching purposes and also during NOSS staff training days.

1. Positive Behaviour Support

Foundations of Positive Behaviour Support on the NDS Zero Tolerance webpage:

What is Positive Behaviour Support?

Quality of Life

Listening and Communicating

Being Aware of Sensory Needs and Preferences

Upholding the Values of Positive Behaviour Support

2. Prevention of Abuse

NDS Understanding Abuse e-Learning Program

NDS Understanding Abuse Learning Bites

2. Understanding and Reducing Restrictive Interventions

Office of the Senior Practitioner webpage

Restrictive Intervention Self-Assessment Tool (RISET-Tas)

3. Other

Intellectual Disability Health e-Learning. Many modules available here and what you can access depends upon whether you log in as a carer/family member, health professional or disability professional.  Your supervisor cn help you find the right topic for you.

Complimentary Capabilties

These capabilities are required by workers who assist participants with tasks that require specific knowledge or expertise .These include, but are not limited to the following:

1. Administration of Medication

Medecs Essentials Program

2. Epilepsy
3. Child Safe

Keeping Children and Vulnerable People Safe

4. Mental Health

For workers supporting people with a dual diagnosis or with a diagnosis of mental illness.

Select modules from Intellectual Disability Mental Health e-Learning

Technical Capabilties

The NDIS describes technical capabilties as being for those who deliver higher-intensity services that require specialised knowledge or expertise. These require individualised training.  Topics include, but are not limited to complex bowel care, enteral feeding management and stoma care.