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RPA - How to access an RPA Panel
A Restrictive Practices Authorisation (RPA) Panel is required to authorise the use of restrictive practices included in a Behaviour Support Plan.
2018 FACS Privacy Management Plan
This Plan demonstrates how The Department of Family and Community Services (FACS) protects the privacy of the people we provide services and support to, as well as their families and carers,our staff and contractors,and other [...]
Guidelines for the Release of FACS Unit Record Information and Data
Guidelines for the release of FACS unit record information and data to any external agency or third party
This policy presents a set of Information Principles which are intended to set direction for the management of information across FACS.
Records Management Policy
This policy articulates records management principles and records management roles and responsibilities.
Information Management Policy
This policy communicates the expectations, roles and responsibilities for staff to effectively manage FACS’ information assets in all forms.
Restrictive Practices Authorisation: Policy Summary
This document provides a summary of the principles and requirements for Registered NDIS Providers and Practitioners in NSW when providing behaviour support services that include restrictive practices to persons receiving funded supports through NDIS.
Restrictive Practice Authorisation Policy 2018
This policy outlines principles and requirements for Registered NDIS Providers and Practitioners in NSW when providing behaviour support services that include restrictive practices to persons receiving funded supports through NDIS.
Policy on provision of financial support for care leavers who are completing full-time studies
This policy outlines the financial support available to authorised carers and designated OOHC agencies who support a young person’s placement beyond 18 years of age in order to assist that young person to complete Year [...]
Preventing and responding to abuse of older people (Elder Abuse) NSW Interagency Policy (June 2018)
This policy sets out the approach for preventing and responding to abuse of older people for NSW Government agencies.