Oct
9
12:30 PM12:30

Working across cultures in the NDIS - Building networks to support people with a disability from CALD communities.

  • Newport Community Hub (Program Room 1) (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The Centre for Culture, Ethnicity and Health (CEH) and the Ethnic Communities’ Council of Victoria (ECCV)are working to support the transition to the NDIS for people of culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds.

 

CEH and ECCV are running a FREE training and networking session for disability service providers in the Westto enhance their reach and engagement with people with disabilities and their families/carers from diverse backgrounds.

 

A facilitated networking event to:

  • support collaboration between disability service providers, ethnic and multicultural organisations,
  • share knowledge about their services,

  • build networks and

  • establish partnerships to ensure greater choice and control for NDIS participants from diverse backgrounds.

 

This session includes a panel of representatives from the NDIA, Local Area Coordination and the North West Migrant & Refugee Centre.

 

Registration on Eventbrite.

 

Flyer

 

For questions, or to discuss youragency’s capacity to support CALD participants,contact Sophie Dutertre, Senior Project Officer at CEH - sophied@ceh.org.au or (03) 9418 9911

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Oct
9
9:30 AM09:30

Working across cultures in the NDIS - Cultural Competence in a Disability Context

  • Newport Community Hub (Program Room 1) (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The Centre for Culture, Ethnicity and Health (CEH) and the Ethnic Communities’ Council of Victoria (ECCV)are working to support the transition to the NDIS for people of culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds.

 

CEH and ECCV are running a FREE training and networking session for disability service providers in the Westto enhance their reach and engagement with people with disabilities and their families/carers from diverse backgrounds.

 

This event is free to staff from disability services registered with the NDIS. There is a maximum of 3 registrations per agency. Participants can register for one or both sessions.

 

A professional development session (incl. presentation by the Southern Migrant & Refugee Centre) to increase disability workers’ abilityto work effectively with CALD communities.

Registration on Eventbrite

 

Flyer

 

Contact: For questions, or to discuss youragency’s capacity to support CALD participants, contact Sophie Dutertre, Senior Project Officer at CEH - sophied@ceh.org.au or (03) 9418 9911 

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Sep
26
2:00 PM14:00

Day 2 - Data Exchange - Session 3: Outcomes in Details

  • 123 Queen Street Melbourne Australia (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The outcomes in detail session is for staff of organisations reporting on the Data Exchange that are responsible for outcomes measurement or reporting. This session shares information on the tools available to consistently report outcomes data and how your organisation can access and use the data in the partnership approach reports. If you are new to outcomes measurement, we recommend attending “Session 1: Outcomes: back to basics” prior to attending this session.

 

Eventbrite Link.

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Sep
26
9:30 AM09:30

Day 2: Data Exchange - Session 1: Outcomes: back to basics

  • 123 Queen Street Melbourne Australia (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The outcomes introductory session is for staff of organisations reporting in the Data Exchange that would like to build capabilities in outcomes, specifically understanding program logics, how to identify outcomes in the service setting, and report them through SCORE, the Data Exchange outcomes framework. This session is suitable for staff who have never measured outcomes before, or are new to outcomes measurement.

 

Eventbrite link.

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Sep
25
2:00 PM14:00

Day 1 - Data Exchange - Session 3: Outcomes in Details

  • 123 Queen Street Melbourne Australia (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The outcomes in detail session is for staff of organisations reporting on the Data Exchange that are responsible for outcomes measurement or reporting. This session shares information on the tools available to consistently report outcomes data and how your organisation can access and use the data in the partnership approach reports. If you are new to outcomes measurement, we recommend attending “Session 1: Outcomes: back to basics” prior to attending this session.

 

Eventbrite Link.

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Sep
25
12:00 PM12:00

Day 1 - Data Exchange - Session 2: Recording Outcomes in DEX

  • 123 Queen Street Melbourne Australia (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

This session is aimed at organisations that use the web-based portal to report data, rather than bulk upload or system-to-system transfers. The session aims to show how outcomes are input in the Data Exchange including recent changes to the Data Exchange portal. It is suitable for organisations who are already using or are planning to start using the Partnership Approach.

 

Eventbrite Link.

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Sep
25
9:30 AM09:30

Day 1: Data Exchange - Session 1: Outcomes: back to basics

  • 123 Queen Street Melbourne Australia (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The outcomes introductory session is for staff of organisations reporting in the Data Exchange that would like to build capabilities in outcomes, specifically understanding program logics, how to identify outcomes in the service setting, and report them through SCORE, the Data Exchange outcomes framework. This session is suitable for staff who have never measured outcomes before, or are new to outcomes measurement.

 

Eventbrite link.

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Sep
18
10:00 AM10:00

Western Dementia Action Alliance

I am very pleased to announce that Fleur O'Keefe, Senior Clinical Nurse Adviser at Bolton Clarke will be attending the next meeting of the Western Dementia Action Alliance Group to give us an update on all things new at Bolton Clarke (previously known as RDNS).

Contact Veronica Hughes for details - Veronica.Hughes@carersvictoria.org.au

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Sep
11
4:00 PM16:00

‘Get ready for the NDIS’ - Youth Workshop

The Youth Disability Advocacy Service (YDAS) in partnership with Maribyrnong City Council are running two free ‘Get ready for the NDIS’ workshops at Phoenix Youth Hub in Footscray. The workshops are aimed at young people aged between 12 and 25. 
  
And the link for the September workshop is below: 
https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/maribyrnong-youth-ndis-readiness-workshops-september-tickets-44538408579.  
  
For more information on events and information sessions in the region, you can find further information at https://www.maribyrnong.vic.gov.au/Residents/Support-in-your-community/NDIS-in-the-City-of-Maribyrnong and the NDIA events in Victoria page https://www.ndis.gov.au/news/events/vic.

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Aug
23
9:30 AM09:30

Victorian Active Ageing Partnership - Research and Practice Forum

Presentations from academic speakers, as well as service providers with case studies and 'real life' practice examples. 

Professional development points and continuing education credits available from Physical Activity Australia and Fitness Australia.

 

Target Audience
Service providers, managers and policy makers involved in the current or potential delivery of physicl activity opportunities (including active recreation and sport) for older people. Staff and volunteers from a range of settings and organisations are encouraged to attend. 

Cost
$100 ($70 refundable on attendance).

Registration
BOOK NOW!
move.org.au/page/vaap
Ph: 03 8531 8045
Email: programs@move.org.au

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Aug
16
4:00 PM16:00

‘Get ready for the NDIS’ - Youth Workshop

The Youth Disability Advocacy Service (YDAS) in partnership with Maribyrnong City Council are running two free ‘Get ready for the NDIS’ workshops at Phoenix Youth Hub in Footscray. The workshops are aimed at young people aged between 12 and 25. 
  
The Eventbrite link for the August workshop is below: 
https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/maribyrnong-youth-ndis-readiness-workshops-august-tickets-44539471759
  
For more information on events and information sessions in the region, you can find further information at https://www.maribyrnong.vic.gov.au/Residents/Support-in-your-community/NDIS-in-the-City-of-Maribyrnong and the NDIA events in Victoria page https://www.ndis.gov.au/news/events/vic.

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Jul
26
10:00 AM10:00

My Aged Care Users Group

Please see the agenda for the first My Aged Care Users Group here.

 

When you arrive at the Dream Factory please make your way to level 2, enter via the double glass doors, proceed down the hallway until you see stairs on your left. Take those stairs to level 3, the meeting will take place to the right hand side of the stairs.

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Jul
24
1:30 PM13:30

Collaboration in a Competitive Market

This forum will explore how we can collaborate in the emerging competitive market being created by the reforms in Aged Care, Disability and Mental Health. The forum will also enable sharing of key learnings from the Community of Practice project which is led by NDS as part of Collaborative Panel initiatives.  There will be opportunity for networking.

 

Participation is open to people working or contributing to the community sector who are interested in progressing a consumer-directed care approach through collaboration and sharing.

 

Registration for this free event is through Eventbrite

Registrations will close Thursday 19 July, 2018.

 

This forum is bought to you by NDS, through the Aging, Disability and Mental Health Collaborative Panel, with funding through State Trustees Foundation.  It will be facilitated by Cath Smith of Changesmith Consulting.

 

For further information please contact Elise Garraway, elise.garraway@nds.org.au. 03 834 4314

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Jun
20
9:30 AM09:30

West Metro Alliance Forum

The West Metro Alliance Forum should be attended by individuals who lead and manage staff whose clients use CHSP, HACC-PYP, HCP or NDIS funded services, inclusive of Assessment and Intake services. This may include direct service providers for some organisations.

More information will be circulated closer to the date.

If you have any questions please don't hesitate to contact Michael Perrone (Regional Development Coordinator - West Metro) on 0405 249 682 / michael.perrone@cohealth.org.au

 

The final agenda can be found here.

Tickets can be secured via this link.

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Jun
7
10:00 AM10:00

Wyndham NDIS Expo

For people with disability, carers and family members, and service providers.

Learn more about the National Disability Insurance Scheme

Discover new opportunities to connect with others

Connect with over 80 service providers

Participate in 10 workshops throughout the day

Accessible parking, Auslan interpreters, hearing loop and attendant carer available

Wyndham City Council Website – NDIS Expo

For further information call 9742 0777 or email Community Wellbeing & Inclusion.

To become and exhibitor, contact Christine or call 9416 4003

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Jun
5
2:00 PM14:00

Webinar: My Aged Care operational update

This webinar will provide an update on the operations of My Aged Care. It will focus on key areas of interest for service providers and the assessment workforce including:

  • an overview of aged care measures within the 2018-19 budget 
  • an overview of continuous improvement activities to support better operations of My Aged Care
  • an update on system changes planned for June 2018
  • a comprehensive update on changes resulting from the National Screening and Assessment Form review.

Participants will have the opportunity to ask questions to a panel of representatives from the Department of Health.

 

 Link http://livestream.education.gov.au/health/5June2018/

You do not need to RSVP for the webinar, and there is no limit to the number of participants.

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May
31
9:30 AM09:30

Stage 2 of NDIS Readiness Events - Hoppers Crossing

“Get Plan Ready” a series of sessions will be held throughout May 2018 within the Brimbank/Melton and Western Melbourne LGA’s. 
Getting Plan Ready Information Sessions are designed to help people with a disability as well as their families and carers better understand  the planning process. 
  
This session will cover topics such as:

  • What will I be asked about in my first NDIS Planning conversations?
  • What is an NDIS goal?
  • Who helps me to make my NDIS plan? 
  • Who makes decisions about what is funded in my NDIS Plan?
  • How can I manage NDIS funding?

  
Please find details below for dates, locations and session times available. 
  
Registrations via Eventbrite. Please click the link to register for your session.

Hoppers Crossing – Thursday 31st May 2018
Session 1. 9:30am – 11:30am
Session 2. 6:30pm – 8:30pm
Address: Encore Events Centre, Function Room 1 & 2, 80 Derrimut Road, Hoppers Crossing, 3029
Hoppers Crossing - NDIS Get Plan Ready 2018

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May
31
9:00 AM09:00

HACC-PYP & NDIS Interface Forum

Your organisation's HACC-PYP key contact has been invited to a forum to help your organisation understand management of HACC-PYP, reporting, transitional funding arrangements and the NDIS interface. A range of presenters will include: HACC-PYP Central Office colleagues, DHHS Finance, the National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) and the DHHS West Division NDIS Transition team. Please share this invite with relevant staff in your organisation.
Find attached a draft Agenda for the forum and the most recent Fact Sheet on the NDIS Transition for HACC-PYP (Feb 2018). Please come prepared with any follow up questions from this Fact Sheet or any new questions your agency needs clarification on.

Who should attend: This forum will be relevant for Managers, Coordinators of Assessment, Coordinators of Service Delivery, Senior Staff managing Allied Health & Social Support services, staff updating the SIG Box for the statewide data collection and staff managing finance for HACC-PYP.  

 

**Please forward this invitation to these key people in your agency.**

 

For more information please contact Heather Macmillan on 9275 7269

 

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May
30
10:30 AM10:30

Stage 2 of NDIS Readiness Events - Keilor East

“Get Plan Ready” a series of sessions will be held throughout May 2018 within the Brimbank/Melton and Western Melbourne LGA’s. 
Getting Plan Ready Information Sessions are designed to help people with a disability as well as their families and carers better understand  the planning process. 
  
This session will cover topics such as:

  • What will I be asked about in my first NDIS Planning conversations?
  • What is an NDIS goal?
  • Who helps me to make my NDIS plan? 
  • Who makes decisions about what is funded in my NDIS Plan?
  • How can I manage NDIS funding?

  
Please find details below for dates, locations and session times available. 
  
Registrations via Eventbrite. Please click the link to register for your session.

Keilor East – Wednesday 30th May 2018
Session 1. 10:30am – 12:30pm
Session 2. 6:30pm – 8:30pm
Address: Burley Griffin Neighbourhood Centre, Park Drive, East Keilor, 3033
Keilor East - NDIS Get Plan Ready 2018

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May
29
9:30 AM09:30

Stage 2 of NDIS Readiness Events - Newport

“Get Plan Ready” a series of sessions will be held throughout May 2018 within the Brimbank/Melton and Western Melbourne LGA’s. 
Getting Plan Ready Information Sessions are designed to help people with a disability as well as their families and carers better understand  the planning process. 
  
This session will cover topics such as:

  • What will I be asked about in my first NDIS Planning conversations?
  • What is an NDIS goal?
  • Who helps me to make my NDIS plan? 
  • Who makes decisions about what is funded in my NDIS Plan?
  • How can I manage NDIS funding?

  
Please find details below for dates, locations and session times available. 
  
Registrations via Eventbrite. Please click the link to register for your session.

Newport – Tuesday 29th May 2018
Session 1. 9:30am – 11:30am
Session 2. 6:30pm – 8:30pm
Address: Newport Community Hub, 13 Mason Street, Newport, 3015
Newport - NDIS Get Plan REady 29 May 2018

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May
25
9:30 AM09:30

Stage 2 of NDIS Readiness Events - Footscray

“Get Plan Ready” a series of sessions will be held throughout May 2018 within the Brimbank/Melton and Western Melbourne LGA’s. 
Getting Plan Ready Information Sessions are designed to help people with a disability as well as their families and carers better understand  the planning process. 
  
This session will cover topics such as:

  • What will I be asked about in my first NDIS Planning conversations?
  • What is an NDIS goal?
  • Who helps me to make my NDIS plan? 
  • Who makes decisions about what is funded in my NDIS Plan?
  • How can I manage NDIS funding?

  
Please find details below for dates, locations and session times available. 
  
Registrations via Eventbrite. Please click the link to register for your session.

Footscray – Friday 25th May 2018
Session 1. 9:30am – 11:30am
Session 2. 6:30pm – 8:30pm
Address: Maribyrnong City Council Town Hall, Room 1, Corner of Hyde and Napier Street, Footscray, 3011
Footscray  - NDIS Get Plan Ready 25 May 2018

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