National Panel of Assessors (NPA) -National Standards for Disability Services (NSDS)

NPA Scheme

The Human Services (HS) Scheme (Part 1), including the Annexes, and this NPA Scheme (HS Scheme Part 7) together set down the requirements for undertaking audits of the NPA program.

NSDS Self-Assessment Worksheet

This worksheet has been developed for NPA providers to assess their compliance with the NSDS. Developed in a template style, the worksheet lists each relevant standard and indicator of practice and provides space for providers to include examples of evidence that support compliance, together with any improvement actions that might need to be taken.

Evidence Guide

This Guide is part of the NSDS Resource Package for the NPA Scheme. It aims to help NPA providers and Certifying Bodies to understand and apply the NSDS to the work of a NPA provider.

Accredited Certification Bodies

This is a list of organisations that have been accredited to provide services on behalf of the Department.

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