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Calls for wider screening of disability workers

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Disability service providers have welcomed moves to introduce national screening for NDIS workers but say the scheme needs to cast a wider net across the disability support sector, including those holding key decision-making roles.

Legislation was introduced into parliament on Wednesday enabling the NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commission to keep a national database of workers and establish a worker screening check.

It means disability workers in the NDIS will be subject to national screening from July, and anyone who has been banned from working in one state or territory will be unable to work anywhere else in the country.

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Source:
Judy Skatssoon, 2019, Australian Ageing Agenda (https://www.australianageingagenda.com.au/about/)

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