Free Webinar: Restrictive Practices for NDIS Participants
NT PHN and the Restrictive Practices Authorisation Unit (RPAU) invite health practitioners to attend our 45-minute webinar – Restrictive Practices for NDIS Participants.
A restrictive practice is any practice or intervention that restricts the rights or freedom of movement of a person with a disability. Restrictive practices that need to be authorised are called regulated restrictive practices. These are listed in the Act and the Rules.
Experts, Susan Fallon, Senior Practitioner, Restrictive Practices Authorisation Unit and Rosa Nardone, Clinical Specialist, Restrictive Practices Authorisation Unit, will discuss and answer questions regarding:
- Chemical restraint in relation to the NDIS (Restrictive Practice and Behaviour Support) Rules.
- NDIS Service Provider obligations in relation restrictive practices under the NDIS (Authorisations) Act. and,
- the potential impact on General Practitioner service provision.
This session will have a 10-minute Q&A following the didactic presentation.
Susan Fallon is a registered psychologist with a background in disability and currently employed as Senior Practitioner, Restrictive Practices Authorisation Unit, NT Health Department.
Susan has 20+ years’ experience working in the area of disability and positive behaviour support. She is currently part of the National Senior Practitioner Leadership group which reviews current and emerging contemporary issues.
Susan currently runs NT wide behaviour support practitioner Communities of Practice and also engages in building the capability of organisations in the NT disability sector.
Susan’s current key knowledge area is restrictive practices and positive behaviour support.
Rosa Nardone has a background in Psychology and disability. Her work experience has been predominantly in disability, behaviour support and disability policy. Rosa’s current role as Clinical Specialist for the Restrictive Practices Authorisation Unit, NT Health, includes capacity building within the NT disability sector.
She is responsible for developing training and information sessions about restrictive practices for NDIS service providers and other stakeholders. Rosa works closely with the NT Senior Practitioner, Susan Fallon.
By the end of this session you will be able to:
- Define chemical restraint in relation to the NDIS (Restrictive Practice and Behaviour Support) Rules.
- Outline NDIS Service Provider obligations in relation restrictive practices under the NDIS (Authorisations) Act.
- Describe the potential impact on General Practitioner service provision