Understanding NDIS Audits 2020 - Webinar Info Package
This information package accompanies the Webinar: Understanding NDIS Audits 2020
Below find a list of selected resources that is our pick of absolutely need to know information about NDIS Audits.
1. What are the NDIS Practice Standards?
The NDIS Practice Standards consist of a core module and several supplementary modules that apply according to the types of supports and services NDIS providers deliver.
(note that previous which modules applied to your business was dependent on your business structure - e.g. company, sole trader etc).
The NDIS Practice Standards and Quality Indicators (Published Jan 2020)
2. Audit support
- NDIS Audit changes in 2020
- How to pass my NDIS audit - a guide for service providers
- Answering your NDIS Audit FAQ
3. Will I face a Verification or Certification Audit?
A Verification audit is required for all NDIS providers that deliver lower risk/lower complexity supports and services.
A Certification audit is required for all NDIS providers that provide more complex or higher risk supports and services.
- Registration Requirements by Supports and Services (List of low risk and high-risk registration groups)
- Verification Audits - IHCA Guide
- Certification Audits - IHCA Guide
4. What documentation do I need?
The NDIS Practice Standards create an important benchmark for providers to assess their performance, and to demonstrate how they provide high quality and safe supports and services to NDIS participants.
To comply with the verification module of the NDIS Practice Standards, providers must show evidence of:
- Relevant qualifications, expertise and experience
- Incident management processes/policies
- Complaints management processes/policies
- Risk management processes/policies
5. What Insurance do I need?
All providers are required to hold a valid certificate of currency for:
- public liability insurance,
- professional Indemnity and
- accident insurance (Workers Comp or Personal Accident Insurance)
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6. How to become an NDIS Registered Provider
7. The NDIS Code of Conduct
The NDIS Code of Conduct applies to all NDIS providers, registered and unregistered, and all persons employed or otherwise engaged by an NDIS provider.
8. Client Welcome Pack
The Welcome Pack provides an easy way for providers to ensure that participants get the information they need about a variety of topics, including Feedback and Complaints, Privacy, Rights and Responsibilities, and Incident Management.
By giving the Welcome Pack to a participant when you start working with them, you are covering off on your compliance obligations to ensure that participants are provided information about those topics.
9. IHCA Self Assessment Tool
This document specifies what kind of evidence providers will need to show their NDIS auditor. This has been compiled by IHCA Certification (NDIS Auditors) and is supplied to their customers before an audit.
10. How to market your services to NDIS Participants