NEW WAiS Webpage | Register of Behaviour Support Practitioners

WAiS, in partnership with the WA Department of Communities, has established a register of independent Behaviour Support Practitioners for Implementing Providers to be able to source a Practitioner to sit on Quality Assurance panels. For more details and to download the request form, click the button below.

Mythbusters Series Out Now

Across the world, there are many people living with a disability in their own homes including people whose support needs may be complex. There are a number of assumptions or myths associated with people living in their own home. We challenge these assumptions so people will be more aware of what is actually possible. In […]

Building Better Homes Campaign

WAiS (and the disability community) knows there is a critical shortage of accessible housing for many people across our community, and in particular for people with disability. This year, the Australian Building Code Board (ABCB) is going to be considering the inclusion of minimum accessibility standards for housing in the 2022 National Construction Code (NCC). […]

NEW NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commission Resources

You may have heard that WAiS, through a grant funded by WA Department of Communities, Disability Services, have been supporting service providers in regional and remote Western Australia to transition to the NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commission. WAiS have also been developing a range of resources to go along with this support. These new resources […]

New NDIS worker screening takes effect from February 2021

Minister Dawson announced yesterday afternoon that the NDIS Worker Screening Bill has passed through parliament. This new screening process will come into force 1 February 2021. The new screening process will make sure that individuals looking to work with people with disability through disability providers or directly engaged do not pose a risk. It will […]

Co-residents and Rent Setting Policy

WAiS, together with organisations such as People with Disabilities WA, have been working with the WA Department of Communities, Housing, over a number of years, seeking a workable and positive Rent Setting Policy for Co-residents who are supporting people with disability living in a social housing rental property. In March, a media release by Ministers […]

Microenterprise Marketplace

WAiS along with EDAC and Valued Lives have been working on a Microenterprise Marketplace event to be held on International Day of People with Disability on Thursday, 3rd December, at East Perth Football club. Up to 20 stallholders, all of whom are people with disability who own/run their own small business or microenterprise, will be […]

WAiS Supports the Uluru Statement From the Heart

WA’s Individualised Services is proud to support the Uluru Statement from the Heart. We accept the invitation from the Uluru Statement to all Australians to support constitutional and structural reform so Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people can take their rightful place in our nation. We support the proposal for  Vouce to Parliament enabled by […]

NDIS Quality & Safeguards Commission Sector Readiness Project

Are you an NDIS service provider in a regional or remote area? Do you want to make sense of the NDIS Commission Quality and Safeguards framework? Do you understand what your responsibilities are in order to meet the NDIS Commission quality and safety requirements? Do you have any questions about the code of conduct, complaints […]