Allied Health Professions Australia (AHPA) and its members regularly develop resources and guidance to help allied health practitioners in their work and to support their ongoing education and professional development.
AHPA may also occasionally share resources developed by other organisations. The resources available through AHPA are intended to be multidisciplinary in nature and reflect the organisation’s broad focus. If you are seeking resources for a specific profession, please visit the homepage of your professional association. We ask that you do not host or reproduce these resources without express permission from AHPA or the original content developer.
AHPA Online Learning: Introduction to the NDIS for allied health professionals
We are pleased to announce that we are re-launching our online learning module, ‘Introduction to the NDIS for allied health professionals’ having updated and refreshed the content.
Hosted on the Australian Psychological Society’s online learning platform, this course is suitable for students and graduates, and all AHPs new to working within the framework of the NDIS. The course provides an overview and familiarisation of the scheme, the NDIS website and the areas of relevancy to AHPs.
NDIS Commission short course for disability workers
The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) Quality and Safeguards Commission has developed a free online short course to help workers in the disability sector to better support people with disability.
The short course is called ‘Quality, Safety and You’ and covers an introduction to the NDIS, the role of the NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commission, and roles and responsibilities under the Code of Conduct including requirements related to human rights, respect and risk. The module takes around 90 minutes to complete.
Communique: Commonwealth Continuity of Support Programme
This communique provides information about the Commonwealth Continuity of Support (CoS) Programme. This has been developed to continue support for people aged 65 and over (and Indigenous people aged 50 and over) who are receiving state-managed specialist disability services but are ineligible for the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).