Resources and Training
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COVID-19 WHS Safety Plan Resources
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:
2. First Aid (and Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation)
3. Manual Handling for Disability Support Workers.
4. Infection Control.
5. Safe Food Handling
6. Active Support
7. Support Worker Training
(includes medication, choice & control, manual handling, infection control, mealtime support, communication)
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:
2. Prevention of Abuse
2. Understanding and Reducing Restrictive Interventions
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.
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
3. Child 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
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.