The disability sector is experiencing a shortage of support workers and the deficit will worsen with the NDIS.
28 November 2012 to 31 July 2013
Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs
Not only are increased numbers of support workers needed, these workers will need the values, attitudes and skills to provide person centred support. Workers will need to be flexible, responsive and creative to achieve the outcomes for people with disability expected in an NDIS environment.
- Associate Professor Paul Ramcharan
- Dr Carmel Laragy