Date published: 
22 October 2020
Type: 
Subscriber announcement
Intended audience: 
Health sector

Residential Aged Care (RAC) providers supporting the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) participants will need to be registered* with the NDIS Commission from 1 December 2020. This also applies to RAC providers who start supporting NDIS participants after 1 December 2020. 

Aged and Community Services Australia (ACSA) is currently delivering a series of webinars to help RAC providers understand their responsibilities with the transition. 

The webinars will cover

Topic 2020 dates
Registration Available on the Support Hub
Worker screening Available on the Support Hub
Complaints management Available on the Support Hub
Incident management and reportable incidents 22 October 2020 3:30–5:00pm (AEDT)
Behaviour support and restrictive practice 27 October 2020 1:30–3:00pm (AEDT)

You can register for the webinars and find more information, including recordings of all webinars, transition advice and support, on the RAC NDIS Support Hub.

The webinar series is part of ACSA's range of support services to help RAC providers supporting NDIS participants to meet their responsibilities from 1 December 2020.

If you have any questions, please contact ACSA on their dedicated support line: 1800 860 640. This free line is available Monday to Friday from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm (AEDT). You can also contact ACSA through the RAC NDIS Support Hub.