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Disability SA - policies and guidelines

If you need to read a policy not posted here, send an email request to us at disability.irs@sa.gov.au with the title of the policy you require.

Compensable Clients with Disability policy

Compensable Clients with Disability policy

This policy describes the rationale and process for people with disability who may be receiving compensation, and who pay for support services from or funded by Disability SA and/or Disability and Domiciliary Care Services Divisions.

Coronial policy, guideline and process

Coronial policy, guideline and process

The Coronial policy, guideline and process falls under the Office of the Chief Executive

Critical Client Incidents policy

Critical Client Incidents policy

A critical client incident has, or may have, a serious negative effect on a client's health, safety or well being. We have methods to deal with such events..

Management practices around these incidents

Direct health support

Direct health support

Direct health support

This policy is a framework for providing direct health support to people with disability, including those with complex health support needs..

This guideline is to be read in conjunction with the policy.

Eligibility for Disability Services and Programs sector-wide policy

Eligibility for Disability Services and Programs sector-wide policy

Eligibility for Disability Services and Programs Sector-Wide policy

This policy provides a framework to determine eligibility for disability services provided or funded by the Department for Communities and Social Inclusion.

Family members as unpaid carers policy

Family members as unpaid carers policy

This policy clarifies the Government's position on the role of family members undertaking the care for relatives with disability as opposed to paid care workers, in response to applications received requesting payment to family members for the provision of care. The policy aims to protect the interests and rights of people with disability.

This policy precludes the employment of family members as attendants, except in exceptional circumstances.

Interstate funding portability

Interstate funding portability

This policy affirms our commitment to help people access disability services if and when they move interstate.

Person-Centred Practice and Human Rights

Person-Centred Practice and Human Rights

'Do With Not For' statement of intent

This statement is about disability services working to person-centred practice and rights-based delivery in South Australia.

Person-Centred Guide for the South Australian Disability Service Sector

This Guide was developed in conjunction with the Human Rights Guide for the South Australian Disability Sector. It recognises the importance of people living with disability realising and claiming their rights.

Human Rights Guide for the South Australian Disability Service Sector

The Human Rights Guide for the South Australian Disability Service Sector has been developed in recognition of the importance of people living with disability realising and claiming their human rights.

Reporting of Incidents to SA Police by NGOs guideline

Reporting of Incidents to SA Police by NGOs guideline

This guideline tells disability service providers about their responsibilities toreport serious incidents to the South Australian Police, DCSI Care Concern Investigations, and the Department for Communities and Social Inclusion.

Safeguarding people with disability

Transportation of people with disability

Transportation of people with disability

Code of Practice for the Transportation of Clients for the South Australian Disability Service Sector 2017 replaces Disability Sector Code of Practice for the Transportation of Clients.


More information

A Worker's Guide to Safeguarding People with Disability from Abuse

This non-mandatory guide for workers in the disability sector was developed by the Abuse and Restrictive Practices Sub-Committee of the Australasian Disability Professionals - South Australian Chapter.

The Worker's Guide was sponsored by Australasian Society for Intellectual Disability.

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