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NDIS Information evening for GPs and health professionals

Tue 28th November @ 6:30 am

Sydney North Primary Health Network (SNPHN) invites local GPs, Primary Care Nurses, Pharmacists and Allied Health Professionals to the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) information evening.
The NDIS will provide all Australians under the age of 65 who have a permanent and significant disability with the reasonable and necessary supports they need to enjoy an ordinary life. As part of this scheme GPs and other health professionals may be asked to provide evidence to support a request to access the NDIS This event will give GPs and health professionals an overview of the NDIS and increase participants understanding of the scheme including the difference between the role of the NDIS and the health care system.

Date: Tuesday 28 November 2017

Time: 

6:30pm registration and dinner
7:00-9:00pm workshop

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DATE:
Tue 28th November


TIME:
6:30 am - 9:00 pm


VENUE:
Roseville Golf Club
4 Links Road
Roseville NSW 2069
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RACGP CPD POINTS:
This activity has been allocated 4 category 2 points under the 2017-2019 RACGP QI&CPD program dependant on completion of module

SPEAKERS:
  • Angela Yee, Uniting – Manager Community Inclusion and Capacity Building Local Area
    Coordination on behalf of National Disability Insurance Scheme
    Uniting is a NDIS LAC Partner delivering NDIS Local Area Coordination services in NSW
  • Monika Tracey, Acting Assistant Director Provider Engagement Team, NSW Sydney Region
    National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA)
TARGET AUDIENCE:

GPs, Primary Care Nurses, Pharmacists and Allied Health Professionals

LEARNING OUTCOMES:
  • Interpret the NDIS roll out and access requirements for the scheme
  • Differentiate the role of the NDIS and the health service system
  • Explain the reasonable and necessary decision making for disability funded supports
COST:
No cost for GPs and health professionals practicing within the SNPHN region

RSVP BY:
Tue 21st November 2017

ENQUIRIES:

Judy or Cathy, Education Team – 9432 8250 or events@snhn.org.au.

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