This survey is for allied health professionals in Victoria with an interest in workforce development to improve outcomes for people with disabilities. Your views will help shape the Allied Health National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) Capability Framework and the approach to strengthening these capabilities through professional development opportunities.
People with disabilities who have complex support needs can face multiple barriers to accessing appropriate and timely services. Complexity often encompasses high levels of support needs across various areas of life, including physical, psychological, behavioural and social. Responding to complex support needs often involves multiple service systems including health and disability/NDIS, as well as mental health, child protection and family support, early childhood development, education and training, employment, housing, transport and justice service systems.
Victoria’s Allied Health NDIS Capability Framework will identify capabilities for allied health professionals to support people with disabilities and complex support needs and outline ways to:
Tools and training resources will be developed to support allied health professionals implementing the capability framework in their own practice.
Capabilities are underpinning behavioural skills that characterise work being performed well. They are non-clinical attributes.
Allied Health Professionals refers to a wide range of professionals including, but not limited to Audiologists, Dietitians, Occupational Therapists, Orthoptists, Orthotists and Prosthetists, Physiotherapists, Podiatrists and Psychologists, Social Workers and Speech Pathologists.
Privacy collection notice
The Department of Health and Human Services (the department) is committed to protecting your privacy. The department will collect and handle your survey response for the purposes of informing Victoria’s Allied Health NDIS Capability Framework project. Participation in this survey is voluntary.
Your de-identified responses may be disclosed to and considered by an expert panel, training provider and project steering committee. We may disclose de-identified information in your response in published documents including the capability framework, resources, training packages and reports. We may quote your response in these documents but we will not identify you.
This survey is anonymous, however, if you wish to be informed of updates on the consultation process and development of the framework you can provide your email address on the ‘stay up to date’ form. We will not share your email address with any third parties. Your email address will not be linked to your survey response.
If you do not provide us with the information requested in this survey, the department will not be able to consider your views and experiences into when developing the capability framework.
As this is an anonymous survey you will not have access to your survey response once it has been submitted.